Recall affects 271,694 vehicles on select Model Year 2019-2022 Subaru Ascent
Washington, D.C.—Subaru of America has issued a recall on select Model Year 2019-2022 Subaru Ascent vehicles due to increased fire risk. Vehicles should be parked outside away from structures and should not be left unattended while the engine is running.
The recall affects 271,694 vehicles. According to the manufacturer, the positive temperature coefficient heater’s wiring connection may have a production-related defect that can cause a fire while the heater is in operation. So far, two fires have been reported, but there are no reported injuries or crashes.