Subaru Recall in SA


Are you an owner of a Subaru produced between 2004 and 2014? This latest recall may affect you. See details below.

Subaru SA has issued a recall that affects various models produced between 2004 and 2014. This recall follows on from the 2016 recall for Subaru Impreza and WRX models which had defective or potentially defective Takata airbag modules installed. 

This latest Takata airbag recall affects about 2 098 vehicles in South Africa and forms part of a global recall that affects a number of manufacturers. 

Only the passenger airbag is affected. No other airbags are affected, nor vehicles that are not equipped with a Takata inflator. 

Deon Van Heerden, Technical Manager at Subaru SA says " Subaru SA is urging customers to start the process of getting their vehicles seen to, even though there have been no reports or incidents in South Africa."

Customers with the following vehicles are urged to take action: 

2004 - 2011 Subaru WRX
2004 - 2011 Subaru Impreza
2009 - 2012 Subaru Forester
2005 - 2014 Subaru Legacy
2005 - 2014 Subaru Outback
2005 - 2011 Subaru Tribeca

Customers can visit the recall page on the Subaru SA website at You will be required to provide your VIN number to confirm if your vehicle is affected in this recall. 

If your vehicle is affected, you will have to fill out a contact form with your contact details and preferred dealership, after which Subaru will contact you to set up an appointment to have your car serviced. 

Any questions or queries can be directed to

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