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2017 Subaru Outback recall WTL-72

Subaru Recall WTL-72: Improperly Aligned Knee Guard Bracket

2017 Subaru Outback

If the knee guard is not properly attached and the driver is not wearing a seatbelt, the knee guard may not be able to properly restrain the driver's lower body in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Steering — Column
Air Bags — Knee Bolster

Summary
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2017 Legacy and Outback vehicles manufactured September 21, 2016, to September 23, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the knee guard bracket may not be properly attached to the steering beam assembly.
Actions
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the knee guard welding on each vehicle's steering beam, replacing the beam as necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 14, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WTL-72.
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Date Announced
OCT 06, 2016
Vehicles Affected
54
Subaru Recall #
WTL-72
NHTSA Campaign #
16V716000
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