TechnologyNHTSA opens investigation into Subaru Forester over airbag sensors
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The NHTSA has opened a preliminary evaluation into the after receiving multiple complaints about the vehicle's airbag sensor. In total, the NHTSA document dated Aug. 6 claims the agency has received 51 complaints so far.
Currently, the investigation covers 553,692 Foresters from the 2016 to 2018 model years, though it's only an estimated number so far. Per the document, owners have complained of the occupant detection system failing to turn on the front-passenger airbag when the seat is occupied. Further the document included reports of the SRS light illuminating in the dashboard.
AMBER Alert Issued For West Virginia 4-Year-Old Believed To Be In Extreme Danger
Gracelynn June Scritchfield has been missing from Fairmont in the eastern part of the state since July 6 . Officials believe she was likely abducted by her biological father, Arlie Edward Hetrick III. Scritchfield is three feet tall and weighs 35 pounds. She has brown-blonde hair and blue eyes and was last seen wearing summer attire. She may be traveling in a gold 2001 Subaru Forester with West Virginia licenseplate 1TH163. Anyone who sees either Scritchfield or Hetrick should call 911. #Fairmont, #WestVirginia#AMBERAlert. For most current information, go to https://t.
Of course, if the airbag fails to deploy in the event of a crash, there's a increased risk of injury. Roadshow reached out to Subaru for comment on the investigation but the automaker did not immediately respond. Per the NHTSA document, the agency has not received any reports of crashes, fires, injuries or deaths involving the alleged problem. It's unclear at this time if Subaru has received any reports, but we will update this story should Subaru respond to our request.
The Forester is one of Subaru's most popular models in the US, and just last month, the automaker said it sold its in the country.
High level of safety on SubaruFour-wheel drive, low center of gravity, modern assistance systems - Subaru cars offer a high level of safety as standard. When others were considering whether front or rear-wheel drive would be the better solution, Subaru took a decisive step further. As early as 1972, the Japanese introduced the Leone Station Wagon, the first four-wheel drive passenger car. Was the four-wheel drive initially still switchable, since the late 80s, the permanent working Symmetrical AWD is used, which also ensures a particularly balanced weight distribution. Except for the sports car BRZ with rear-wheel drive, all Subaru are equipped with it today. This increases safety not only on the road and on slippery roads. With the flat-fitting boxer engine and the associated low center of gravity Subaru offer a further advantage in terms of safety. More about: 50 years of safetyFor Subaru, it goes without saying that all models achieve the top result of five stars in the Euro NCAP crash test. >> More about 50 years of AUTO ZEITUNGWith the Leone began in 1972 the AWD era at Subaru. Today, the Japanese are the world's largest four-wheel-drive car manufacturer. High crash safety: In addition to up to seven airbags, the passive safety of a Subaru also includes a sturdy passenger compartment that protects the interior and passengers from the ingress of objects. In a frontal collision, the boxer engine and the transmission move under the floor of the vehicle - this helps prevent serious leg injuries. Top marks and five stars for the XV at the Euro NCAP crash test. Subaru Global Platform: The newly developed Global Platform is gradually being used on all Subaru models - first on the new XV, Impreza and Forester. The platform provides more torsional stiffness, low center of gravity and better crash resistance for more safety. Modern safety systems: Three cameras in addition to the rearview mirror support the driver in the current Subaru: The stereo camera for Eyesight detects the road and traffic far in front of the vehicle and recognizes even pedestrians and cyclists in the dark. The center camera works with the distance assistant standard on many models. Distance: Eyesight maintains the distance to the vehicle in front if required, automatically adjusts the pace and brakes to a stop if necessary. Tracking: If the driver leaves the lane unintentionally, the assistant warns the driver , The active system of current Subaru even directs against.Tracking system: For example, overturned driver snake lines within the lane, Eyesight detects this and sounds the alarm.Cross Traffic: The system works with the radar of the blind spot detector and realizes the dangers of approaching vehicles when parking.
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