(800) 561-4887

No Fee If We Don't Win

Subaru Warns Some 2021 Impreza Owners to Stop Driving Vehicles Due to Serious Defect

Subaru Vehicles Recalled for Potential Transmission Failure

Hundreds of Subaru Impreza vehicles may have a dangerous defects that could result in crashes and injuries. According to a Kelley Blue Book report, the issue affects 802 Impreza vehicles in the 2021 model year, which could have a dangerous welding fault. A notice from Subaru asks all Impreza owners to check whether their vehicle is part of the recall population and, more importantly, stop driving it immediately.

Details of the Recall

The vehicles that have been recalled may have a left lower front control arm that is not properly welded to the cross member that supports it. If the weld fails, the driver could lose control of the vehicle. Owners are asked to contact Subaru, which will arrange to send a technician to inspect the car or tow the car to a dealership for a safety inspection. If needed, the vehicles will be repaired at no cost to consumers.

Subaru can identify whether a vehicle may have this problem based on its identification number or VIN. The automaker asks Impreza owners to call its customer service number at 844-373-6614 or contact a local dealership. If your car is part of this recall, dealers will inspect the weld and replace the components.

Subaru has already begun contacting vehicle owners via mail and phone. Please remember that recall repairs are always free. They are mandated by federal law to be done free of charge.

Manufacturing Defects

Auto defects may occur during the manufacturing process or the vehicle design process. Regardless of when the defect occurs, it is the automaker’s duty and responsibility to issue a prompt safety recall and make the necessary repairs at no charge to consumers.

Anyone affected by a defective auto can file a product liability claim against the automaker. Vehicle defects, whether they are spurred by poor manufacturing or design, have the potential to cause serious injuries.

If you have been involved in a car crash, please preserve the vehicle in its current condition unaltered so an expert can examine it for defects, malfunctions, and design flaws. An experienced auto product liability attorney can advise victims and their families in such cases regarding their legal rights and options.


FREE Case Evalution

Our staff will evaluate your case submission and respond in a timely manner.

California Personal Injury Blog