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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 19V701000
Mfg's Report Date: OCT 02, 2019
Component: AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 366282


Summary:
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.

Consequence:
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.

Remedy:
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.

Dates of Manufacture:
JAN 19, 2015 to JUL 31, 2017

Manufacturer Recall Number:
WUM-98

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