Subaru Australia is recalling almost 80,000 vehicles due to an electronic parking brake fault.

The issue affects 78,617 units of the Liberty, Outback, WRX and Levorg with model years between 2015 and 2018, and Impreza and XV between 2017 and 2019.

According to the recall notice issued by the Department of Infrastructure, the adaptor cord connector for the electronic park brake may not operate as intended due to a manufacturing issue.

As a result, Subaru says the vehicle could roll away or move when the park position is engaged, potentially resulting in an accident if the vehicle shifts while unattended.

Subaru says it will contact affected owners, and will rectify the issue free of charge at a dealership.

The company can be contacted directly by calling 1800 226 643 or by visiting a dealership, found here.

A VIN list for the affected vehicles can be found here.

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