TKA-17 TKB-17 TKC-17 – Takata Front Passenger Airbag Inflator Replacement – 2005-2012 Subaru

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V014
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 53,480

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Subaru Baja, 2006-2011 Impreza (including WRX and STI models), 2006-2012 Tribeca, 2009-2012 Forester, Legacy, Outback, and 2012 WRX vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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

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TKA-16 TKB-16 TKC-16 – Takata Front Passenger Airbag Inflator Replacement – 2003-2011 Subaru

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V358
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 159,274

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Legacy, Outback, 2009-2011 Legacy, Outback, Forester, 2006-2011 Impreza, Tribeca, 2003-2006 Baja, and 2006 Saab 9-2x vehicles originally sold or that have ever been registered in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or “Zone A.”

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

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SOA7181002 – Bumper Corner Molding – Subaru

Subaru Accessory Installation Guide

Bumper Corner Molding (2 piece) – SOA7181002

Installation Instructions

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Recall Regional Front Passenger Air Bag Inflator Replacement – 2003-2005 Subaru

NHTSA

14V763

SUMMARY:

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2005 Legacy, Outback, and Baja vehicles sold, or ever registered, in geographic locations associated with high absolute humidity. Specifically, vehicles sold, or ever registered, in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Florida and adjacent counties in southern Georgia, as well as the coastal areas of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

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