2003 Subaru FORESTER Air Bags Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2003 Subaru FORESTER Air Bags Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1007870
 Internal NHTSA #10537652
 ManufacurerSubaru of America, Inc.
 Model Year2003
 File date09/09/11
 ComponentAIR BAGS
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problem2013 subaru. Consumer writes in regards to brake problems. *smd the consumer stated almost from the moment, he purchased the vehicle, he and his wife experienced problems with the brakes. The consumer stated on two occasions, his wife experienced a slow brake response. The consumer stated the first time the incident happened, his wife was driving downhill and when she attempted to apply the brake, the vehicle would not stop, which resulted in an accident. His wife suffered a back injury. The second time the incident happened, his wife was driving again, and the brakes did not respond. Consequently, his wife had another accident. The consumer also stated the air bags did not deploy in either accident. Updated 04/04/14*lj
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure
Number of Occurences2
Source of the issueCONSUMER LETTER
 City and StateOMAHA, NE
VIN pattern JF1SG63663HXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?Y
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?Y
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons1
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase02/09/02
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders4
Drive train typeAWD
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's cityOMAHA
 Dealer's state codeNE
 Dealer's ZIP code68114
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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