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2.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
62,000 miles

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2009 Subaru Forester seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2009 Subaru Forester Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 012012

Forester 4-cyl

  • 62,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Drivers seat belt will not release. You have to keep working with it & pulling on it to finally get it to release. This happens when the vehicle is stopped at 0 mph. This has been going on for the last 4 months.I fell this is very unsafe incase of fire, or for another reason you need to get out of the vehicle in a hurry.

- Cranberry Lake, NY, USA

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