Recalls & Defects For 2017 Subaru Forester

Vehicle Report: 2017 Subaru Forester

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: AIR Bags:sensor:occupant Classification

Report Receipt Date: 10/03/2019
NHTSA Campaign: 19v701000

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.

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.

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.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to

Please call the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236) to report safety defects or to obtain information on cars, trucks, child seats, and highway or traffic safety. We do not review, validate, or edit the information provided by the NHTSA.