WTU-80 – STOPSALE/Recall – Possible Missing Spot Welds – 2019 Subaru Ascent

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V508
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 293

 

Missing Spot Welds in B-Pillar Area

In the event of a crash, the missing spot welds may compromise the vehicle’s strength, increasing the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Subaru Ascent vehicles. These vehicles may be missing spot welds on, or around, the B-Pillar, compromising vehicle strength.

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WTS-78 – Subaru STOP SALE/FMVSS Non-Compliance Recall-Incorrect Certification Label Information – 2018 Subaru Forester

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V455
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components TIRES, EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,654

 

Incorrect Tire Information on Label/FMVSS 110

Installing incorrect tires or applying incorrect tire air pressure may increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2018 Subaru Forester vehicles. The Certification Label may indicate the incorrect wheel size, tire size, and air pressure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.”

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WTR-77 – Driver’s Floor Mat Retention Bracket – 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V701
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components SERVICE BRAKES, VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,367

 

Incorrect Floor Mat Retention Bracket

If the floor mat moves out of position and interferes with the accelerator or brake pedal operation, it can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2018 Crosstrek vehicles. These vehicles may be equipped with an incorrect floor mat retention bracket, allowing the floor mat to move out of position and interfere with the accelerator or brake pedal operation.

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TKC-18 – Takata Front Passenger Airbag Inflator Replacement (2018 Calendar year expansion) – 2009 Subaru

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V014
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 72,150

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An explosion of an inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the front seat passenger, driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009 Tribeca, Impreza, Forester, WRX, Legacy, and Outback vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

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TKB-18 – Takata Front Passenger Airbag Inflator Replacement (2018 Calendar year expansion) – 2009-2010 Subaru

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V013
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 93,209

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An explosion of an inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the front seat passenger, driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2010 Tribeca, Impreza, Forester, WRX, Legacy, and Outback vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

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