SUBARU LEGACY 2017: AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER

Make : SUBARU Model : LEGACY Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-09-21 - 2016-09-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V716000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-11-14 Date Received by ODI: 2016-10-06 Date Added to Database: 2016-10-06
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: WTL-72
Component: AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 54
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.
Consequence:
      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.
Remedy:
      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.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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 www.safercar.gov.