SUBARU BRZ 2013: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Make : SUBARU Model : BRZ Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2011-11-25 - 2012-05-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V254000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-06-19 Date Received by ODI: 2012-06-05 Date Added to Database: 2012-06-06
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: WQB-38
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1886
Summary:
      SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 BRZ VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 25, 2011, THROUGH MAY 25, 2012. THE OWNER"S MANUAL CONTAINS AN INACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF THE ACTUAL OPERATION OF THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM. OTHER PORTIONS OF THE OWNER"S MANUAL, DESCRIBING THE AIR BAG SYSTEM, REQUIRE CLARIFICATION. AS SUCH, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD "FMVSS" NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."
Consequence:
      MISINFORMATION COULD LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY TO FRONT SEAT OCCUPANTS DURING CERTAIN CRASH CONDITIONS.
Remedy:
      SUBARU WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND WILL MAIL CORRECTED OWNER"S MANUALS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 19, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208
Notes:
      SUBARU'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS WQB-38.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY: 1-800-424-9153'; OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.