Recall List for the 2009 Subaru Forester

Official recalls have been issued for the 2009 Subaru Forester by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Subaru service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Subaru customer service.

  1. RECALL: Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

    An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 02, 2020
    Vehicles Affected
    127,547
  2. RECALL: Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

    An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 02, 2020
    Vehicles Affected
    111,562
  3. RECALL: Ignition Switch May Turn Off

    The engine turning off unexpectedly can increase the risk of a crash. If a crash occurs under this condition, the air bag may not deploy, increasing the risk of ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 11, 2019
    Vehicles Affected
    511
  4. RECALL: 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 ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 09, 2018
    Vehicles Affected
    64,179
  5. RECALL: 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 ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 09, 2018
    Vehicles Affected
    93,209
  6. RECALL: 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 ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 09, 2018
    Vehicles Affected
    72,150
  7. RECALL: 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. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 11, 2017
    Vehicles Affected
    69,529
  8. RECALL: 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. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 10, 2017
    Vehicles Affected
    53,480
  9. RECALL: Power Relay May Fail Allowing Air Pump To Overheat

    If the air injection pump overheats, it may melt and increase the risk of a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 13, 2016
    Vehicles Affected
    100,127
  10. RECALL: 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. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 25, 2016
    Vehicles Affected
    302,127
  11. RECALL: Brake Line Corrosion At Four-Way Connector

    Brake fluid may leak due to the brake line corrosion and may result in longer distances being required to slow or stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    DEC 31, 2014
    Vehicles Affected
    200,064
  12. RECALL: Brake Lines May Fail Due To Corrosion

    Brake line corrosion may result in brake fluid leakage. Fluid leakage may result in longer distances being required to slow or stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 10, 2014
    Vehicles Affected
    461,338
  13. RECALL: Accessory Puddle Light May Short-Circuit

    Over time, migration of the moisture into the circuit board and/or into the connector cavity, may result in a short circuit of the puddle light system. This may generate heat which may melt the plastic resulting in smoke or fire. ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    DEC 26, 2012
    Vehicles Affected
    633,842
  14. RECALL: Center Seat Automatic Locking Retractor/FMVSS 208

    An insecure installation of a child restraint can increase the risk of injury to a child during a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 13, 2012
    Vehicles Affected
    326,014
  15. RECALL: Aftermarket Roof Mounted Load Carriers

    This may result in the bolt(s) snapping off during use or without a load. The unsecured rack and load can then come loose while driving creating a potential road hazard, possibly resulting in a vehicle ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 02, 2009
    Vehicles Affected
    2,323
  16. RECALL: Engine Oil Supply Pipe

    Vibration would occur while driving and, over time, could eventually result in cracking the pipe which would allow oil to leak. If leaking oil contacts components operating at high temperatures, an engine compartment fire could ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 11, 2008
    Vehicles Affected
    16,715

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