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2019 SUBARU ASCENT RECALL (STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS)

Make: Subaru
Model Year: 2019
Model: ASCENT
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V508000
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 293
Owner Notified Date: 07/31/2018
Report Received Date: 08/02/2018
Record Creation Date: 08/08/2018

2019 Subaru ASCENT DEFECT SUMMARY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Subaru Ascent vehicles. These vehicles may be missing spot welds on, or around, the B-Pillar, compromising vehicle strength.

2019 Subaru ASCENT DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

In the event of a crash, the missing spot welds may compromise the vehicle's strength, increasing the risk of injury.

2019 Subaru ASCENT RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle to check for missing spot welds. If the welds are missing, the vehicle will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began July 31, 2018. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WTU-80.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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