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Subaru recalling 2012 Legacy and Outback over airbag fault

by Steven J. Ewing (RSS feed) on Feb 15th, 2012 at 2:01PM

Subaru is recalling certain 2012 model year Legacy sedans and Outback wagons due to side curtain airbags that may not deploy in the event of a crash. A total of 381 vehicles are affected by this recall, all of which were manufactured between December 1 and December 23, 2011. So, why won't the side curtain airbags deploy? We'll let the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explain it: These vehicles may be equipped with side curtain airbags that contain an incorrect propellant mixture for the initiator component used, resulting in insufficient output of compressed gas. We... Read More

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