Subaru VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL Complaints

Subaru VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL Complaints
    • 3 Complaints
    • 1 Crashes
    • 0 Fires
    • 1 Injuries
    • 0 Fatalities
    • Consumers have filed a total of 3 complaints related to Subaru VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL.

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    Parts: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
    • Date of Incident: Apr-25, 2016
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 May-03, 2018

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 Subaru Forester. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 35 MPH, THE VEHICLE SUDDENLY FAILED TO ACCELERATE WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL WAS DEPRESSED. DURING THE FAILURE, THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WARNING INDICATORS ILLUMINATED AND THE CHECK ENGINE MESSAGE DISPLAYED. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO THE LOCAL DEALER (JONES BEL AIR SUBARU, 1317 BEL AIR RD, BEL AIR, MD) WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL WAS FAULTY. THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL WAS REPLACED AND THE FAILURE WAS REMEDIED. APPROXIMATELY TWO YEARS AND 12,000 MILES LATER, THE SAME FAILURE RECURRED. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO THE SAME DEALER WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL FAILED AND NEEDED TO BE REPLACED AGAIN. THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT THE REPLACEMENT PEDAL WAS A NEW AND IMPROVED VERSION. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURES. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 24,000.

    Parts: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
    • Date of Incident: Feb-09, 2016
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Feb-19, 2016

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 Subaru Legacy. WHILE DRIVING AT AN UNKNOWN SPEED, THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL'S COVER DETACHED FROM THE PEDAL. THE VEHICLE WOULD NOT STOP EVEN WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL WAS DEPRESSED DUE TO THE COVER ENCASING THE PEDAL. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER WHERE IT WAS CONFIRMED THAT THE PEDAL COVER DETACHED. THERE WAS NO REMEDY FOR THE ISSUE. THE PEDAL COVER WAS NEVER RE-ATTACHED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE ISSUE. THE VIN WAS INVALID. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 7,200.

    Parts: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROLVEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
    • Date of Incident: Jan-22, 2015
    • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jan-23, 2015

    TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 Subaru Forester. THE CONTACT STATED THAT AFTER THE TRANSMISSION WAS SHIFTED INTO THE REVERSE POSITION, THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL BECAME STUCK AND ACCELERATED WITHOUT WARNING. AS A RESULT, THE CONTACT CRASHED INTO A POLE AND THE AIR BAGS FAILED TO DEPLOY. THE CONTACT SUSTAINED CERVICAL NERVE DAMAGE THAT REQUIRED MEDICAL ATTENTION. A POLICE REPORT WAS NOT FILED. THE VEHICLE WAS DESTROYED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 3,000.

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