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2015 SUBARU FORESTER Recall - Campaign #19V701000

 
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2015 SUBARU FORESTER RECALL - #19V701000

RECALL FOR AIR BAGS : OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Forester vehicles equipped with heated seats. An electrical connection in the front passenger seat for the Occupant Detection System (ODS) may loosen.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2015 SUBARU FORESTER
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufactured between 1/20/2015 - 8/1/2017
Recalled on 10/4/2019
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 2/11/2020
# Affected 366,282
Recalled for AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)
 
Description Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Forester vehicles equipped with heated seats. An electrical connection in the front passenger seat for the Occupant Detection System (ODS) may loosen.
Consequences If the connection loosens, the front passenger airbag may deactivate even though the seat is occupied, increasing the risk of injury to the front passenger in the event of a crash.
Corrective action Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace the ODS sensor mat harness, free of charge. The recall began February 11, 2020. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUM-98.
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.
See also 2015 SUBARU FORESTER Recall for ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ENGINE, GASOLINE, TURBO-CHARGER

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