2009 Subaru FORESTER Air Bags Passenger Side Frontal Recall

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2009 Subaru FORESTER Air Bags Passenger Side Frontal Recall

 NHTSA Recall #125596
NHTSA Compaign #17V014000
MFG Compaign #TKA-17
 ManufacturerSubaru of America, Inc.
 SupplierSUBARU
 BrandSUBARU
 ModelFORESTER
 Model Year2009
 ComponentAIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
 Date of notification06/03/17
 Begin date of manufacuring11/01/08
 End date of manufacturing16/05/12
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorODI
 Report received10/01/17
 Report created11/01/17
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units53480
 Defect summarySubaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 subaru baja, 2006-2011 impreza (including wrx and sti models), 2006-2012 tribeca, 2009-2012 forester, legacy, outback, and 2012 wrx vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of alabama, california, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, the northern mariana islands (saipan), and the u. S. Virgin islands. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
 Consequence summaryAn inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
 Corrective actionSubaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began march 6, 2017. Owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is tka-17.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).
  • 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.
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  • 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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