Subaru of America – Driveshaft may Disconnect

Subaru of America (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.

Affected models:

Report Received Date 20190710
NHTSA ID 19V519000
Consequence Summary If the front end of the driveshaft separates, it can increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective Action 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.
Recall Code WUI-94
Potentially Affected 166
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
Recall Link Go to Recall (

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