Vehicles Affected: Approximately 300 model-year 2019 Subaru Ascent SUVs
The Problem: Spot welds may be missing on or around the B-pillar, compromising vehicle strength, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will inspect the vehicle to check for missing spot welds and, if any are missing, replace the vehicle for free.
What Owners Should Do: Subaru began notifying owners July 31. Owners can call the automaker at 844-373-6614, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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