WUM-98 – Occupant Detection System – 2015-2018 Subaru Forester

October 3, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V701000

Occupant Detection System May Deactivate Airbag

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.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V701

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 366,282



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.


ECM Reprogramming for Inaccurate Mileage Display – 2019 Subaru Impreza & Crosstrek

NHTSA ID Number: 10164277

Manufacturer Communication Number: 07-157-19


This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. In some cases, when using a Generic Scan Tool (GST) for diagnosis, the vehicle mileage may be displayed inaccurately.


TIPS0919 – 2019 September TechTIPS Newsletter – Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10165543

Manufacturer Communication Number: Subaru TECHTIPS


Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newsletter.


WUL-97R – Brake Pedal Bracket Mounting Bolt Inspection – 2020 Subaru Legacy & Outback

September 18, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V664000

Loose or Missing Brake Pedal Mounting Bracket Bolt

A missing or loose bolt may cause the brake pedal mounting area to deform over time, which can reduce braking performance and increase the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V664

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.


Potential Number of Units Affected 3,467



Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2020 Outback and Legacy vehicles. The brake pedal mounting bracket may have a missing or insufficiently tightened bolt.


WUI-94R – STOP SALE: Propeller Shaft – 2019 Subaru Ascent

July 10, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V519000

Driveshaft may Disconnect

If the front end of the driveshaft separates, it can increase the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V519

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 166



Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Ascent vehicles. The center support bolts for the driveshaft may loosen, possibly resulting in the front portion of the driveshaft disconnecting.