2019 Subaru Ascent

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2019 Subaru Ascent Reliability Ratings

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2019 Subaru Ascent Recalls

There have been 4 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV) Recall Date: 12/01/2019
  • 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.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 51613
  • Consequence: An unexpected loss of power while driving can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: 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 began January 31, 2020. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUW-08.
  • Dates of Manufacture: FEB 21, 2018 to AUG 30, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: WUW-08
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V856000
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM) Recall Date: 12/01/2019
  • Summary: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Ascent vehicles. The transmission hydraulic sensor may inaccurately measure the hydraulic fluid pressure.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 76842
  • Consequence: If the fluid pressure is measured higher than its actual value, the hydraulic pressure will be reduced. If this occurs, the transmission drive chain may not have the proper tension, resulting in a loss of drive power and an increased risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the transmission control unit. The hydraulic sensor harness will be replaced on vehicles with certain stored diagnostic trouble codes. In addition, any vehicle confirmed to have experienced low drive chain tension will have the transmission assembly will be replaced. All repairs will be free of charge. The recall began January 31, 2020. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUV-07.
  • Dates of Manufacture: FEB 21, 2018 to MAY 06, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: WUV-07
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V855000
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT Recall Date: 07/09/2019
  • Summary: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Ascent vehicles. The center support bolts for the driveshaft may loosen, possibly resulting in the front portion of the driveshaft disconnecting.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 166
  • Consequence: If the front end of the driveshaft separates, it can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft assembly, including the center support brace, free of charge. The recall began July 26, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUI-94.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUN 07, 2019 to JUN 10, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: WUI-94
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V519000
STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS Recall Date: 08/01/2018
  • 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.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 293
  • Consequence: In the event of a crash, the missing spot welds may compromise the vehicle's strength, increasing the risk of injury.
  • Remedy: 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.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 15, 2018 to JUL 24, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: WTU-80
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V508000

2019 Subaru Ascent Warranty

Subaru backs the Ascent with a three-year/36,000-mile limited warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

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