If a short circuit occurs while driving, the vehicle may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Electrical System — Ignition
Electrical System — Software

Date Announced
OCT 18, 2019
Vehicles Affected
466,205
Subaru Recall #
WUQ-02
NHTSA Campaign #
19V743000
Summary
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Impreza and 2018-2019 Crosstrek vehicles. The Engine Control Module (ECM) may continue to power the ignition coil after the engine is shut off, which could result in a short circuit and blown fuse.
Actions
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will update the ECM software and inspect and replace the ignition coil, as necessary, free of charge. In addition, on vehicles with confirmed ignition coil damage and a certain stored diagnostic trouble code (DTC), Subaru will replace the front exhaust pipe, free of charge. The recall began December 4, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUQ-02.