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Subaru Ireland Limited recalls certain Subaru passenger vehicles

August 27, 2019

Subaru Ireland Limited is carrying out a voluntary recall of certain Subaru passenger vehicles.

A safety issue has been identified, whereby it is possible that there is a defect in the gas generator of the passenger airbag which may lead to the uncontrolled release of loose metal fragments when the airbag is triggered. This can cause injury to passengers.

The below table provides information of all the affected vehicles, the year they were produced, and how many affected vehicles are in the Republic of Ireland.

Subaru (SRT) Notification Number

Model Model Year Number of affected models in the Republic of Ireland
SRT 212 Subaru Impreza Including WRX & STi 2004 – 2007 803 Vehicles
SRT 231 Subaru Legacy & Outback 2004-2009 893 Vehicles
SRT 231 Subaru Tribeca 2006-2014 13 Vehicles
SRT 243 Subaru Impreza including WRX & STi   2008-2011 198 Vehicles
SRT 243 Subaru Forester 2009-2012 325 Vehicles
SRT 243 Subaru Legacy & Outback 2010-2014 268 Vehicles

What to do:

Subaru Ireland Limited will be writing directly to those consumers affected by this recall to arrange to have the vehicle inspected and parts replaced where necessary.

The letter will advise vehicle owners to contact their nearest Subaru Dealer.

Subaru Ireland can be contacted on: 01-4033969 or 1850585858, or alternatively by email to

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