Subaru is freely giving 9 new SUVs, however not as a result of it’s being beneficiant.
The automaker is issuing a recall of its all-new Ascent three-row utility automobile after discovering that 293 have been constructed with improper spot welds on their B-pillars.
The issue was found by the corporate and tracked again to a robotic with defective software program. There have been no accidents or accidents associated to the problem, however the firm advised Client Stories that “the power of the automobile’s physique could also be diminished, probably rising the chance of harm within the occasion of a crash.”
So, to be on the secure facet, as a substitute of simply fixing the recalled autos, Subaru will substitute them with new ones.
Fortuitously, solely 9 of the affected autos had been delivered to prospects, whereas the remaining are nonetheless on supplier heaps. Recall notices will likely be despatched out this month, however Subaru is urging house owners to verify their automobile’s VIN ton its web site within the meantime.