2012 Subaru Legacy recall TKA-17

Subaru Recall TKA-17: Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

2012 Subaru Legacy

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

Air Bags — Passenger Side Frontal

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.
Actions
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began March 6, 2017. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is TKA-17.
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Date Announced
JAN 10, 2017
Vehicles Affected
53,480
Subaru Recall #
TKA-17
NHTSA Campaign #
17V014000
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