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Subaru has issued a recall for 22,726 vehicles from its turbocharged Liberty GT, Impreza WRX and STI, along with Forester XT models from various model years over concerns a faulty air pump could pose a fire risk.

The company reports that certain vehicles may contain a faulty secondary air pump relay, which could cause the secondary air pump to overheat.

If the fault occurs, this could result in a fire hazard.

MY11 Subaru WRX Premium sedan in motion.
Above: 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX. Top: 2007 Subaru Liberty GT Spec B

Model years for the affected model lines are as follows:

Liberty GT – 2007-2009
Impreza WRX/STI, WRX/STI – 2009-2014
Forester XT – 2009-2012

Owners of the affected vehicles will be contacted by Subaru Australia via mail as soon as parts become available at the end of October.

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Above: 2010 Subaru Forester XT

Once notified, customers can present their vehicle to their local Subaru dealer to have the relay replaced at no charge.

For more information, contact Subaru customer relations on 1300 550 994.

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