Subaru is recalling 783,000 vehicles to replace dangerous Takata airbag inflators. This campaign is part of an industry-wide effort involving more than a dozen automakers and 1.7 million vehicles. The chemical inside of Takata airbag inflators can become unstable over time, leading to violent and sometimes deadly airbag deployments. The recall is for both driver and passenger side inflators in certain 2010-2014 model years, but is limited to certain states.
Whoever had January 20th in the how long will it take for Subaru to have its first Takata recall in 2018 pool, step forward to claim your prize. The automaker is recalling 230,000 vehicles to replace their passenger-side airbag inflators.
Subaru may want you to feel the freedom, but even they can't escape a Takata recall. By now I'm guessing you've heard about the dangers of Takata airbags, but hlet's go over a quick recap.
Let's face it --- there are a lot of dangerous things that can go wrong with your car. Having your hood fly open and slam into the windshield while driving? That definitely ranks up there.
When the hood flies open to give the windshield a hug, it's easy to see why you wouldn't "feel the love" of a Subaru. Maybe that's why there's a lawsuit for defective hood latches in the 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca.