View Full Version : Takata air bag recall

Justin 05 Sti
10-23-2014, 11:57 AM
This one is a biggie. Info is still being released but Subaru is already on the list:


Subaru: 17,516 total number of potentially affected vehicles
2003 2005 Baja
2003 2005 Legacy
2003 2005 Outback
2004 2005 Impreza

As of now the safercar.gov VIN lookup tool is broken. But I'm sure it'll be a while before dealerships have parts and stuff ready, anyway.

turbo sol
10-26-2014, 10:04 PM
yeah, Im on the list.

I need to get it in and serviced. sooner than later… what dealer do you guys have good luck with on these kinds of things?

Justin 05 Sti
11-05-2014, 09:40 AM
Be sure to use the VIN lookup to check recall status:


I called LSS because my car falls in line with the Imprezas listed, but the VIN lookup returned nothing. Terry said the VIN lookup is what they use as the determining factor.

11-18-2014, 11:28 AM
No recalls for mine. SWEET!!

Justin 05 Sti
07-28-2015, 09:53 AM
Well, they've done an about face on my car's status. I got a letter in the mail last night that my front passenger airbag needs to be replaced. It said they are collecting parts and will send another letter when I'll be able to schedule the work to be done.

07-28-2015, 09:53 PM
I got my letter today! It said the same thing. Wonder how long its gonna take before the parts are in?

07-29-2015, 03:18 PM
we have been doing a ton of these at work

07-29-2015, 05:41 PM
What are you guys replacing exactly, and what do you have to do?

07-29-2015, 08:09 PM
Same here. I got my letter yesterday

07-31-2015, 08:19 PM
What are you guys replacing exactly, and what do you have to do?
we remove the passenger front airbag assembly and replace the airbag inflator.