JAPANESE CARMAKER SUBARU TO RECALL MORE THAN 2,000 VEHICLES IN SOUTH AFRICA

JOHANNESBURG– The local unit of Japanese car maker Subaru has annopunced that it is recalling more than 2,000 of its vehicles sold in South Africa to fix a defective airbag.

Subaru South Africa announced Tuesday the recall which affects Subaru models produced and sold between 2004 and 2014 in South Africa. This new recall affects a total of 2,098 vehicles purchased in South Africa during this period.

The decision to recall these vehicles is part of a global recall which involves a number of car manufacturers.

This recall only relates to the front passenger airbag, and does not affect any other airbags within Subaru vehicles.

In 2016, the manufacturer announced a recall of 2004 to 2007 Subaru Impreza and WRX models because of defective or potentially defective Takata airbags.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK