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

Structure — Body — Roof And Pillars

Date Announced
AUG 02, 2018
Vehicles Affected
293
Subaru Recall #
WTU-80
NHTSA Campaign #
18V508000
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.
Actions
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.