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2010 SUBARU FORESTER Recall - Campaign #16V358000

 
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2010 SUBARU FORESTER RECALL - #16V358000

RECALL FOR AIR BAGS : PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Legacy, Outback, 2009-2011 Legacy, Outback, Forester, 2006-2011 Impreza, Tribeca, 2003-2006 Baja, and 2006 Saab 9-2x vehicles originally sold or that have ever been registered in 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, or "Zone A." These vehicles may be 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.

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Vehicle 2010 SUBARU FORESTER
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufactured between 12/3/2007 - 8/31/2011
Recalled on 5/25/2016
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 7/22/2016
# Affected 302,127
Recalled for AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
 
Description Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Legacy, Outback, 2009-2011 Legacy, Outback, Forester, 2006-2011 Impreza, Tribeca, 2003-2006 Baja, and 2006 Saab 9-2x vehicles originally sold or that have ever been registered in 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, or "Zone A." These vehicles may be 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.
Consequences An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Corrective action Subaru will notify their owners. General Motors will notify Saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began August 26, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-856-488-8500. Saab owners may contact GM at 1-800-955-9007. Subaru's number for this recall is TKA-16.
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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Technical Service Bulletins Apr 16, 2018 - 060000 ENGINE (PWS)
2013-14MY Legacy and Outback Models with 2.5L FB Engines, 2011-14MY Forester Models with 2.5L FB Engines, 2015 MY Forester (Manual Transmissions Only), with 2.5L FB Engines, 2012-13 MY Impreza and XV Crosstrek Models with 2.0 FB Engines, 20

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Apr 02, 2018 - 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
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Apr 02, 2018 - 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
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Apr 02, 2018 - 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
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