WUI-94R – STOP SALE: Propeller Shaft – 2019 Subaru Ascent

July 10, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V519000

Driveshaft may Disconnect

If the front end of the driveshaft separates, it can increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V519

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 166

 

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.

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WUH-93 – Front Duct Panel Spot Weld – 2019 Subaru Legacy & Outback

June 26, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V493000

Improperly Applied Spot Welds

In the event of a crash, the reduced strength of the vehicle body may increase the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V493

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,107

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Legacy and Outback vehicles. Spot welds located on the duct below the cowl panel may have been improperly applied, impacting the vehicle’s body strength.

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WUG-92 – Left Rear Door Glass Replacement – 2019 Subaru Crosstrek

May 30, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V404000

Window Glass Improperly Tempered/FMVSS 205

Improperly tempered glass can shatter into large pieces, increasing the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V404

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 256

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Crosstrek vehicles. The driver’s side rear-door window glass may be improperly tempered. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 205, “Glazing Materials.”

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WUF-91 – Replacement Ignition Switch Recall – 2005-2014 Subaru

April 11, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V297000

Ignition Switch may Turn Off

The engine turning off unexpectedly can increase the risk of a crash. If a crash occurs under this condition, the air bag may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V297

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 511

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Forester vehicles, 2008-2011 Impreza vehicles, 2008-2014 WRX vehicles, 2005-2014 Legacy vehicles, 2005-2014 Outback vehicles and 2006-2008 Tribeca vehicles equipped with a mechanical key ignition switch installed as a replacement part. The ball spring inside the switch may break, reducing the strength of the ignition switch. If this occurs, the weight on the key ring and certain road conditions could cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position to the accessory position, turning off the engine.

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WUC-88 Power Steering Gear Box Inspect/Replacement – 2019 Subaru Forester & Crosstrek

February 6, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V065000

Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist

Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V065

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 10,417

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Forester and Crosstrek vehicles. A connector inside the Electronic Power Steering (EPS) unit may short circuit resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.

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