Subaru is recalling more than 2,600 vehicles because of Takata airbags.

Subaru is recalling more than 2,600 vehicles because of Takata airbags.

Subaru’s return was announced this week. The recall involves Legacy, Outback, Impreza, WRX, STI and Forester models, manufactured between 2004 and 2014. All must have their airbags inspected, as those models may be equipped with dangerous Takata airbags. In total, there are 2,658 vehicles recalled.

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Subaru note: airbags are deadly

A malfunction in the device’s accelerator causes an explosion when the device is started. This leads to several pieces of metal being thrown at the residents, which has caused about 20 deaths worldwide, and around 200 people have been injured.

In the case of Subaru vehicles, models may have defective front passenger side airbags. Below, see which cars are called.

Subaru Legacy

  • year/model: 2005 to 2014
  • date of manufacture: from 9/2/04 to 11/21/13
  • chassis numbers (not consecutive): from AG002878 to 9G053112

Subaru Outback

  • year/model: 2004 to 2014
  • date of manufacture: from 4/7/04 to 11/23/13
  • chassis numbers (out of sequence): from AG005338 to EG174677

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Subaru Impreza

  • year/model: 2008 to 2011
  • date of manufacture: from 12/4/07 to 9/20/11
  • chassis numbers (not consecutive): from 9G002406 to BG086071

Subaru WRX

  • year/model: 2005 to 2014
  • date of manufacture: from 9/2/04 to 11/14/13
  • chassis numbers (not consecutive): from 9G006017 to CG086895

Subaru STI

  • year/model: 2011 to 2013
  • date of manufacture from 7/30/10 to 10/3/12
  • chassis numbers (not consecutive): from BG014852 to BG081858

Subaru Forester

  • year/model: 2009 to 2012
  • date of manufacture: from 3/4/08 to 21/3/12
  • chassis numbers (not consecutive): from 9G016884 to CG298583

For consultations and appointments, the brand provides a telephone number 0800-770-2011 and your website.

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Leo Alves

Leo AlvesJournalist graduated from the Methodist University of São Paulo and participant of the free course in Automotive Journalism at the Faculdade Cásper Líbero, I have been in love with cars since I know myself. I have written about technology, tourism and football, but my heart is driven by engines and four wheels (although I love aviation too). I’ve been in the same room with Lewis Hamilton, talked to Rubens Barrichello and interviewed Christian Fittipaldi.