Subaru’s EyeSight has been caught napping on the job.
EyeSight is Subaru’s advanced collision avoidance system that is always looking ahead and making sure the path is clear. Well, except when it’s not. A defective switch that activates the brake lights can fail and that, in turn, tells the pre-collision system to “take five.”
The problem was discovered on April 15, 2015 when Subaru was developing other models. Of course, this isn’t the first time we’ve heard of EyeSight problems.
The automaker says the following vehicles with the EyeSight feature are being recalled.
- 2015 Subaru Legacy (built between March 10, 2014 and April 16, 2015)
- 2015 Subaru Outback (built between February 24, 2014 and April 16, 2015)
- 2015 Subaru Impreza (built between September 9, 2014 and April 14, 2015)
- 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek (built between October 16, 2014 and April 15, 2015)
- 2016 Subaru WRX (built on March 23, 2015)
Subaru hasn’t announced when the recall will begin.