8 June 2018

SUBARU WRX, Model years 2001-2003

Product Identifiers

WRX 2001 - 2003 (WRX and WRX STI)

Responsible Agency

NZTA

The Hazard!

Subaru of New Zealand have been advised by FHI (Fuji Heavy Industries, the manufacturer of Subaru vehicles) of a potential safety problem with the AVCS (Active Valve Control System) Oil Flow Control Valve on selected Subaru Impreza 2003 WRX and 2001-2003 STI. Subaru New Zealand has been advised that there is a possibility of oil leakage due to insufficient tightening of the bolts that secure the valve cover plates. Oil leakage may affect the operation of the AVCS and the worst case, cold result in an engine fire.

What to do...

Please contact a Subaru Authorised Dealer to arrange an appointment to have the recall carried out. To locate the nearest Subaru Authorised Dealer please access our website at www.subaru.co.nz and click on Locate a dealer€. Alternatively, call 0800 SUBARU (0800 782278) to contact your local Subaru Authorised Dealer.

Product Identifiers

WRX 2001 - 2003 (WRX and WRX STI)

Responsible Agency

NZTA