An unexpected loss of power while driving can increase the risk of a crash.

Engine And Engine Cooling — Exhaust System — Emission Control — Crankcase (Pcv)

Date Announced
DEC 02, 2019
Vehicles Affected
51,613
Subaru Recall #
WUW-08
NHTSA Campaign #
19V856000
Summary
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Crosstrek, Forester, and Ascent vehicles. The aluminum Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve can separate, allowing the separated components to enter the engine, resulting in a loss of power while driving.
Actions
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the PCV valve, free of charge. If the PCV valve has separated and the components cannot be found, the short block engine will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 24, 2020. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUW-08.