Subaru recall involves some model year Legacy, Outback, Tribeca and Forester vehicles

External lighting may short circuit and cause fire

WASHINGTON - Subaru is recalling 633,842 vehicles for a potential problem with the external lighting. A light that brightens the area under the doors of the car may short circuit causing a fire or smoke.

The recall includes the 2010 and 2011 Legacy and Outback vehicles, certain model year 2006 through 2012 Tribeca vehicles sold before January 2012, and certain model year 2009 through 2012 Forester vehicles sold before January 2012.

Impacted owners will be notified by Subaru. There is a fix available. An additional fused-harness will be installed free of charge starting in February. You may contact Subaru for more information at 1-800-782-2783 for more information.

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