The recall covers 466,205 late Imprezas and Crosstreks models, Subaru said in a statement to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration.
impacts the 2017-2019 Impressions and 2018-2019 Crosstreks, and is engine related. Power can continue to ignition after the engine has shut off, which can short-circuit and blow the fuse, Subaru said.
This defect may result in a higher risk of accident if the short circuit occurs while the vehicle is in use.
The second download
concerns Imprezas for 2017-2019, but only for Crosstrek vehicles for 2018, Subaru said. These vehicles are equipped with positive crankcase ventilation valves that can disintegrate and cause engine waste to fall off. This can lead to a loss of power while the vehicle is running, which can increase the risk of an accident.
Both downloads are expected to begin December 13. Subaru will notify owners if their vehicle needs to be checked.
There are no reports of accidents involving these problems. Subaru has issued the download under plenty of caution.