Subaru has recalled more than 118,000 vehicles due to a faulty sensor that can prevent air bags from deploying during a crash, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Tuesday. 

The recall includes 118,723 of the automakers’ 2020-22 Outback and Legacy cars, according to documents filed Tuesday by the NHTSA. Authorities said a capacitor in the sensors for the car’s occupant detection system “may crack and short circuit,” and could stop the front passenger air bag from activating during an accident.

Subaru said it is aware of 23 technical reports and 253 warrant claims related to the issues, but noted it is not aware of any injuries resulting from this problem.

Dealers will replace the sensor on the front passenger seat free of charge, and letters will be mailed to eligible owners in May, the NHTSA said.... Read More: The Hill