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  1. Ongoing Battery Issues - Advised Precautionary Measure

    General Discussion Forum
    Ever since I purchased my 2020 Ascent I have been having an issue with my battery going stone dead (and I mean stone dead, not even enough juice to unlock the doors). My Assent has been into service twice for this same ongoing problem and they have replaced a multitude of items including...
  2. Twice Ascent battery died after weekend camping - wonder if offline USB charging is the culprit

    Subaru Ascent Complaints, Issues And Problems
    Twice now my 2020 Ascent (1500 miles) has suffered a dead battery at the end of a weekend camping trip. This happened after having doors and lift gate open to load the car - but not for hours, more like 45-60 minutes, on and off. Also, on the second occasion I started the car successfully 10...
  3. Dead Battery issues - What I've learned in two years

    Subaru Ascent Complaints, Issues And Problems
    Quick summary: 2019 Ascent Touring with RPG (rear power gate), now 22 months old; to Dealer 5 times for dead battery issues (including for one week on his computer looking for ghost draws). Examples of my dead battery causes: rear gate open over night; rear rubber mat slid under rear gate; car...
  4. Potential Newb

    General Discussion Forum
    Hey there! I’m considering purchasing an Ascent. It’ll be my first Subaru. I’m coming from a 2004 Toyota Highlander with 243k miles on the original transmission. I have had almost zero problems with this car - the blend door actuator broke and I replaced the master switch for the windows. Other...
  5. How to Reset System After Battery Dies

    Electronics, Audio, and Lighting
    I have learned that the lift gate is an issue if left open. I found this while camping. So i jumped the battery but now every yellow warning light is and lift gate won’t open. Anyone know how to reset the system as that is what I assume needs to be done?
  6. Power Rear Gate System - Wiring Diagram

    Electronics, Audio, and Lighting
    NOT ACCEPTING COMMENTS AT THIS TIME I will try and keep things simple. Do not comment on this thread until I have finished with my posts. There will be several posts in this thread, broken up into logical sections. If someone posts in this thread before I am finished, I will stop sharing the...
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