Recall: More than 10,000 Subaru Foresters for curling floor mats
Heat can warp the mats and cause them to block the driver's pedals in 2014 models.
Subaru is recalling 10,137 Foresters to fix floor mats that can curl and block the driver's pedals, according to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Floor mats on certain 2014 Forester crossovers can curl "when exposed to heat," Subaru said, which could mean anything from engine and transmission heat radiated through the driver's footwell to ducted hot air from the climate-control system. On April 1, the automaker found 21 Forester models at a Washington state port with curled floor mats and later instructed dealers to remove floor mats after finding that the resin used on the mat's backing was defective.
Subaru dealers will begin replacing all four carpeted floor mats by the end of April. Owners can call Subaru at 1-800-782-2783 for more information.
The recall has ABSOLUTLEY NOTHING to do with the vehicle itself!!!!!!!!! Once again the media decides to go after the Number 1 rated company in the world, "according to consumer reports" in last months article in Fortune magazine.
I think it's great that Subaru has been recalling vehicles due to problems they find BEFORE people complain or get hurt... Shows that they actually care enough to do quality checks.
DISGUSTED IN PA:
SHAME ON YOU ALL TO HELL SUBARU !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FORGET THE LOUSY FLOORMATS. HOW COME YOU USED YOUR TECHNOLOGY TO INCREASE THE SIZE OF YOUR OUTBACKS & FORESTERS INSTEAD OF KEEPING THE OLD SIZE MODELS & PUTTING 41 MPG ENGINES IN THEM. yOU ALREADY HAVE THE TRIBECA AS AN UPSIZED VEHICLE, WHY DID YOU RUIN A GOOD THING INSTEAD OF MAKING IT BETTER? SHAME, SHAME.
TOM WOBENSMITH, HATBORO,PA 19040.
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