Subaru of America is recalling 366,282 model year 2015-2018 Foresters with heated seats.
An electrical connection in the front passenger seat for the Occupant Detection System (ODS) may loosen.
If the connection loosens, the front passenger airbag may deactivate even though the seat is occupied, increasing the risk of injury to the front passenger in the event of a crash.
What to do
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace the ODS sensor mat harness, free of charge.
Parts are not currently available.
Owners will be notified of the recall beginning November 29, 2019, and will receive a second notice when remedy parts are available.
Owners may contact Subaru customer service at (844) 373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUM-98.