Subaru recalls 47,000 cars due to a remote starter defect. The automaker, Subaru has issued a major recall for nearly 50,000 vehicles.The Japanese company claims that the recall pertains to exactly 47,419 vehicles in the Outback, Legacy and Impreza models that were made from 2010 to 2013.The defect involved the cars’ equipped remote engine starter, which if dropped can malfunction and transmit a signal which randomly starts the car at any time without any buttons being pushed. Subaru issued a letter stating “The engine may inadvertently start and run for up to 15 minutes. The engine may continue to start and stop until the fob battery is depleted, or until the vehicle runs out of fuel. If the vehicle is parked in an enclosed area, there is a risk of carbon monoxide build-up which may cause asphyxiation.” Car owners will be able to receive a new, defective free key fob from licensed dealers. Recently, Subaru issued another recall notice after it was discovered that nearly 630,000 vehicles equipped with “puddle lights” could short circuit if moisture got inside, leading to a fire. Included in the recall were the Forester SUV, Outback wagon, Legacy sedan and Tribeca SUV, dating back 6 years on one of the models.