Revised B1650 Diagnostics and ODS Rezeroing Procedure – 2010-2014 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NHTSA ID Number: 10163000

Manufacturer Communication Number: 07-84-14R


This bulletin provides clearer steps for completing the Occupant Detection System (ODS) rezeroing (system calibration) procedure along with a revised diagnostic chart for DTC B1650 (ODS Failure).


WQT-55 – Occupant Detection System (ODS) Occupant Control Unit (OCU) – 2012 Subaru Impreza




Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2012 model year Subaru Impreza 4-Door and Station Wagon vehicles (except WRX/STI models) manufactured April 21, 2011, to February 16, 2012.

In the affected vehicles, the Occupant Detection System (ODS) may deactivate if a front seat passenger operates a device that is plugged into the power outlet such as a music player or cell phone, or touches a metal part of the vehicle such as the forward/rearward seat adjuster lever.