You would think this would be Montana's number one vehicle if you spend even an hour in the state.

If you are one of the many people in Montana, that drives a Subaru, you'll want to pay attention to this latest recall. Here are the details you need to find out if your vehicle needs to be serviced.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 118,000 SUVs and sedans in the United States are being recalled to address a faulty sensor that can prevent air bags from deploying in a crash.

The recall covers various 2020 through 2022 model year Outback and Legacy.

A capacitor in the sensors for the Occupant Detection System (ODS) may crack and short circuit, which can prevent the front passenger air bag from deploying in a crash. -NHTSA

If you go to the NHTSA website, you will be able to put in your vehicle information and see if your vehicle is one that falls into this specific recall. You can also check other vehicle involved recalls.


If you drive the Subaru Outback or Legacy and your vehicle is part of this recall, dealers will replace the ODS sensors on the front passenger seat to remedy the issue.

Even with the 23 technical reports and 253 warranty claims related to this recall, there have not been any reported injuries or crashes.

To see a detailed report of this recall and other recalls you can go to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

cc: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

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