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2019 with 80,000 miles needs exhaust manifold? Dealer can’t get the part?

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My Ascent started making a ticking noise that I assumed was valve or injector related. I took it into the dealer who found a crack in the exhaust manifold. Thankfully I bought the extended 100,000 warranty however it has been nearly three weeks and the local dealer can’t find the part. They claimed to have escalated the matter, but as of today they still have no idea on the status of part. Two questions… has anyone else had the manifold crack? And what has been your experience getting replacement parts? We all know the supply chains were terrible last year but I would have hoped things had improved by now???? I am contemplating replacing this Ascent next year but given the poor service at my local dealership, I am also considering changing brands.
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It is a bad time to get parts, when my car got damaged recently I waited 2 months as the parts were not available. The body shop tried and could not get the part any where in the country. I tried too and had the same experience.
As suggested may be SOA can help in getting the part as it is hazardous driving with the fumes.

I also think it is not only Subaru but it is for all brands at this time as it is very difficult to get parts. I saw at the body shop the other car owners were also frustrated with the current supply chains and shortage of chips. In your case at least you do not need a part with the chip.
Best of luck and I hope the part arrives soon as it is very frustrating.
As a temp fix until the full replacement can be done
I think this would be the best interim choice.
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