Subaru Continues to Ignore Unintended Acceleration Complaints, Leading to a Second Lawsuit

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Scott McCracken
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Subaru owners say their vehicles are surging forward when trying to shift into PARK, even with a foot firmly on the brake pedal. The automaker continues to blame drivers for the incidents, propmting a second class-action lawsuit to be filed in a matter of months.

The California lawsuit's plaintiffs have made very similar allegations to the previous lawsuit filed in May. Mostly that the vehicles will suddenly go into gear and lunge forward for a couple of seconds despite having their foot on the brakes. Something allegedly caused by a disturbance in the electrical current of the throttle body.

Subaru doesn't appear concerned about the growing number of reports and hasn't issued a technical service bulletin about the problem.

More information on carcomplaints.com

Related Problem

Unintended Acceleration

An increasing number of Subaru owners say their vehicles will inexplicably surge forward when the vehicle is stopped and their foot is on the brake. The unintended acceleration incidents often happen as the driver tries to shift the trans

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Related Subaru Generations

At least one model year in these 3 generations have a relationship to this story.

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  1. 4th Generation Forester

    Years
    2014–2018
    Reliability
    38th out of 38
    PainRank
    21.02
    Complaints
    353
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  2. 6th Generation Legacy

    Years
    2015–2019
    Reliability
    24th out of 38
    PainRank
    5.72
    Complaints
    82
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  3. 6th Generation Outback

    Years
    2015–2019
    Reliability
    36th out of 38
    PainRank
    17.97
    Complaints
    382
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