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
AUG 02, 2018
Subaru Recall # WTU-80
NHTSA Campaign #
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.
Documents (13) Defect Notice 573 Report Remedy Instructions and TSB - REVISED: 08/08/18 Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)- New Subaru STOP SALE/Safety Recall: WTU-80 Possible Missing Body Structure Welds Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)- Date: July 27, 2018 UPDATED Subaru STOP SALE/Safety Recall: WTU-80 Possible Missing Body Structure Welds Remedy Instructions and TSB Recall Acknowledgement Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)- Date: August 17, 2018
Re: Stop Sale/Recall WTU-80 Affecting 19MY Ascent is Complete Recall Quarterly Report #2, 2018-4 Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2019-1 Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2018-3 Recall Quarterly Report #4, 2019-2 Recall Quarterly Report #6, 2019-4 Recall Quarterly Report #5, 2019-3