2011 WRX 3rd brake light out. Dealer fix under warranty?
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This is a discussion on 2011 WRX 3rd brake light out. Dealer fix under warranty? within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Someone pointed this out to me today on the way home from work. I looked here: https://www.subaru.com/my-subaru/warranties-2011.html but didn't find ...

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    2011 WRX 3rd brake light out. Dealer fix under warranty?

    Someone pointed this out to me today on the way home from work. I looked here: https://www.subaru.com/my-subaru/warranties-2011.html but didn't find a definitive answer. I think it's a wear item, but I've been wrong before!



    I'm scheduled to have my oil change (7,500 miles) this Saturday and I was going to bring it up. If they're going to charge me though I'll just do it myself. Thoughts?
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    It's LED, not really a wear item, should last more than a few months. It should fall under the 12 mo. 12k bumper to bumper but call the dealer, they'll know for sure
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    bulbs usually arent covered under a factory warranty, but i would start throwing a fit if they dont cover it, the car is practially new.
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    If they were really bulbs, I would agree. Being that they are LEDs, you might have a better chance. It's going to cost at least a few hundred bucks to replace the assembly, I would throw a fit as well if they don't replace it
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    *Update*

    Dealer said they would order the part and take care of it for me. It should come in next week and I'll get it fixed shortly thereafter.

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    Good to hear.....those LEDs will light for YEARS, given the designed duty cycle. Definitely a warranty item.

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