2017 Subaru Forester recall WUM-98

Subaru Recall WUM-98: Occupant Detection System May Deactivate Airbag

2017 Subaru Forester

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.

Air Bags — Sensor — Occupant Classification

Summary
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.
Actions
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace the ODS sensor mat harness, free of charge. The recall began February 11, 2020. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUM-98.
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Date Announced
OCT 03, 2019
Vehicles Affected
366,282
Subaru Recall #
WUM-98
NHTSA Campaign #
19V701000
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