2004 SUBARU Forester

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

2 Recalls for 2004 SUBARU Forester

Recall Date Component Summary
September 6, 2011 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002-2007 IMPREZA, MODEL YEAR 2003-2008 FORESTER, AND MODEL YEAR 2005-2006 SAAB 9-2X VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 5, 2000 THROUGH NOVEMBER 26, 2007 ORIGINALLY SOLD, OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN, MASSACHUSETTS, MARYLAND, MICHIGAN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW YORK, PENNSYLVANIA, VERMONT, WISCONSIN, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, IOWA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MAINE, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW JERSEY, OHIO, RHODE ISLAND, WEST VIRGINIA AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS MAY BREAK AT THE HANGER BRACKETS DUE TO CORROSION IF THE HANGER BRACKET IS EXPOSED TO SALTY AND HUMID ENVIRONMENTS SUCH AS ROADS CONTAINING SNOW MELTING AGENT.

Remedy:

SUBARU WILL HANDLE THEIR VEHICLES AND SAAB WILL HANDLE THEIRS. DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DEGREE OF CORROSION OF THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS, AND WILL EITHER RUSTPROOF OR REPLACE THEM. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.

October 1, 2004 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE COVER BOLTS FOR THE ENGINE OIL CONTROL VALVE MAY NOT BE SUFFICIENTLY TIGHTENED, ALLOWING OIL TO LEAK FROM AROUND THE COVER GASKET.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND RETIGHTEN THE OIL-FLOW CONTROL VALVE COVER BOLTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 8, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

These are complaints about vehicles like yours and some can only be found here. Do they sound familiar?

2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2004 SUBARU Forester

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Date Component  
brakes
OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)

214 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2004 SUBARU Forester

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Date Component  
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11406648
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10916164
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11004381
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10990817
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11012786
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10966013
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10949258
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11391059
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11387683
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10937987
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10936225
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10936221
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10933713
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10933813
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10926386
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11329674
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11319673
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11298419
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11277340
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11206030
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11206025
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11220309
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11161910
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11157009
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11133427
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11130207
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11091135
STEERING | SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11079474
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11080085
EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 11074775
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11071717
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11154321
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11151274
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11142416
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11110092
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11057668
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11058587
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11054095
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11048212
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11025492
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10889352
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10892239
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863770
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10819637
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10821242
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10820999
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10818015
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10817609
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10806384
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10808646
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10808643
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10790448
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10794377
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10722918
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10702387
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10691340
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10690453
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10690030
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10682532
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10680509
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10671695
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10669661
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10671507
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10670045
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10659489
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10659834
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10660412
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10654794
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10654281
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10652780
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10628575
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10628394
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10621407
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10618228
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10611113
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10609094
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10592747
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10587373
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10574493
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10573630
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10569029
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10564186
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10564172
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10563688
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10565825
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10564606
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10561154
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10561131
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10563462
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10561865
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10562821
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10562177
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10561084
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10562155
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10561352
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10561335
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10562421
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10558587
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10560830
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10560643
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10559512
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10559347
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10559009
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10561032
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10556013
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10556113
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10555020
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10555451
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10555430
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10551064
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10525878
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10511640
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10503109
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10495381
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10496924
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10499238
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10493559
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10494766
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10493062
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10495001
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10494984
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10489370
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10489347
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10481571
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10479330
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10470657
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10456954
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
ODI Number: 10457633
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10453684
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10448207
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10447674
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
ODI Number: 10445870
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10441270
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10435388
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10436756
POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10433133
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10432955
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10425226
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10402505
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10399059
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10399045
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10391989
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10393980
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10393499
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10386357
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10383171
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10381645
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10378309
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10379904
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10380015
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10374866
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10376582
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10373197
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
ODI Number: 10373993
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10372790
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
ODI Number: 10371732
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10370765
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10369364
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10369596
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10368557
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10357081
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10355410
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10354764
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10346095
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10333867
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10319392
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10317724
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10318150
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10314620
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10315294
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10304123
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10300324
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10299794
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
ODI Number: 10302028
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10297967
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10298765
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10296254
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10296026
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10295423
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10284971
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10275703
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10266071
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10267247
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10263775
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10256585
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10251052
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10250895
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10233706
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10229725
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
ODI Number: 10216010
VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10211510
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10212671
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10205942
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10196583
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 10194884
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 10187503
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10171175
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10149296
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10146080
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 10135302
SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10134028
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | TIRES
ODI Number: 10128461
AIR BAGS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10118648
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10115309
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10111555
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10109348
TIRES
ODI Number: 10107473
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10104715
AIR BAGS | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
ODI Number: 10101059
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10104220
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
ODI Number: 10095404
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10095402
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10935600
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10372700
Is the government investigating the safety of your vehicle? Find out here.

4 Investigations for 2004 SUBARU Forester

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
SUSPENSION
SUSPENSION:FRONT
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

59 Service Alerts for 2004 SUBARU Forester

Date Description
March 18, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin has been developed to outline the steps for gathering basic essential information during diagnosis and repair of the Infotainment concerns. (Applicable to all models with Harman or Denso CP1 Infotainment).

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January 12, 2021 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

This bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing.

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January 12, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing.

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January 12, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing.

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January 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information.

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January 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information.

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July 26, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has determined that affected vehicles listed, may have been manufactured with front lower control arms (transverse links) that could corrode in the hanger bracket area if exposed to salt for a prolonged period.

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June 7, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin is to advise of SOA⿿s revised catalytic converter recycling program shipping procedure.

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June 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin is to advise of SOA⿿s revised catalytic converter recycling program shipping procedure.

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June 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin contains additional information for recommended materials listed in the Service Manuals for individual models

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June 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin contains additional information for recommended materials listed in the Service Manuals for individual models

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January 19, 2005 162620 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE/STRUT

THE DAMPING STRUCTURE FOR THE REAR GATE STAY HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM A SINGLE TO A DUAL TYPE DAMPER STYLE.

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January 12, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing.

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February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

To help reduce confusion and increase technician efficiency, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has developed the following cross reference list to help locate the appropriate Special Service Tool.

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April 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

All Models (Vehicle Cleaning- COVID-19Best Practices)

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August 26, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This service information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models listed.

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August 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special Service Tools Cross Reference List.

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March 10, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models.

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March 10, 2020 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models.

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March 10, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models.

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March 10, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models.

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May 6, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

To help reduce confusion and increase technician efficiency, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has developed the following cross reference list to help locate the appropriate Special Service Tool.

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July 11, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

This Service Information bulletin announces instruction for application of additional lubrication between the brake caliper support and pad clips. This will prevent the pad from dragging due to corrosion buildup which may result in uneven o

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May 21, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newletter.

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October 26, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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October 26, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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October 26, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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October 26, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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October 26, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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April 12, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Revised TSB. The Subaru Lock Information Site (SLIS) is located at http://lockinfo.subaru.com, and provides information on how to obtain immobilizer codes and key cut codes for Subaru vehicles from the 2000MY to present. This bulletin iden

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April 12, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Revised TSB. The Subaru Lock Information Site (SLIS) is located at http://lockinfo.subaru.com, and provides information on how to obtain immobilizer codes and key cut codes for Subaru vehicles from the 2000MY to present. This bulletin iden

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April 12, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Revised TSB. The Subaru Lock Information Site (SLIS) is located at http://lockinfo.subaru.com, and provides information on how to obtain immobilizer codes and key cut codes for Subaru vehicles from the 2000MY to present. This bulletin iden

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February 6, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides details regarding a new oil filler tube o-ring developed to address engine oil seepage concerns. This seepage may accumulate along the bottom sealing surface of the rocker cover. The new o-ring utilizes material whic

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February 6, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This bulletin provides details regarding a new oil filler tube o-ring developed to address engine oil seepage concerns. This seepage may accumulate along the bottom sealing surface of the rocker cover. The new o-ring utilizes material whic

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June 17, 2015 015100 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

If you encounter a vehicle that has a groaning type noise coming from the power steering pump when the wheel is turned to the full right or left position when the vehicle is parked, it may be caused by the relief valve vibrating within the

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June 17, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

If you encounter a vehicle that has a groaning type noise coming from the power steering pump when the wheel is turned to the full right or left position when the vehicle is parked, it may be caused by the relief valve vibrating within the

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February 6, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This bulletin provides details regarding a new oil filler tube o-ring developed to address engine oil seepage concerns. This seepage may accumulate along the bottom sealing surface of the rocker cover. The new o-ring utilizes material whi

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January 11, 2018 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

( 2017-2018MY Impreza – 5 Dr Only)

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September 30, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.

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December 27, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the internal contact portion of the oil pressure switch to increase durability

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November 16, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.

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September 9, 2005 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

2.5L REMANUFACTURED SOHC SHORT BLOCK RELEASE. *TT

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November 5, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

MODIFICATION OF TIMING BELT TENSIONER BRACKET TO PREVENT KNOCKING NOISE. *NM

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March 1, 2005 140000 AIR BAGS

SRS CODES 41 & 42. SUBARU TECH TIPS. *TT

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March 1, 2005 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

BRAKE PAD WEAR INDICATOR REMOVAL. SUBARU TECH TIPS. *TT

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July 6, 2015 351130 EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE/TRAILER:LPG SYSTEMS:TANK VALVE/GAUGE

IF YOU ENCOUNTER A VEHICLE THAT HAS A GROANING TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE POWER STEERING PUMP WHEN THE WHEEL IS TURNED TO THE FULL RIGHT OR LEFT POSITION WHEN THE VEHICLE IS PARKED, IT MAY BE CAUSED BY THE RELIEF VALVE VIBRATING WITHIN THE

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January 15, 2014 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES PRODUCTION CHANGE, REPAIR PROCEDURE AND PARTS INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A HIGH-PITCHED

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October 6, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ACTIVE VALVE CONTROL SYSTEM (AVCS) UNION SCREW FILTER. IF A ROUGH IDLE AND/OR RPM DOES NOT INCREASE SMOOTHLY THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY THAT THE UNION SCREW FILTER OF THE ACTIVE VALVE CONTROL SYSTEM (AVCS) COULD BE DAMAGED AFFECTING THE OIL

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February 3, 2011 190000 TIRES

SUBARU: THERE IS A STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS DUE TO AN IMPORPER WHEEL BALANCE. *RM

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August 30, 2004 142000 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

AVAILABILITY OF HARNESS REPAIR AND CLIP KIT FOR SERVICE BULLETIN 17-07-04 SRS SIDE AIR BAG SYSTEM. *TT

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August 5, 2004 142000 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

TROUBLE CODE 41 AND 42 IN THE DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM OF THE SRS SIDE AIR BAG SYSTEM. *TT

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December 13, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS

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December 11, 2012 105400 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CENTER SUPPORT BEARING

THIS BULLETIN REVIEWS A CHANGE TO THE PART NUMBERS USED FOR THE TRANSFER DRIVEN GEAR BEARINGS. THESE REVISED BEARINGS ARE TO BE USED TO ENHANCE DURABILITY.

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September 1, 2003 140000 AIR BAGS

AIRBAG CONNECTORS WERE DIFFICULT FOR THE TECHNICIANS TO GET APART FOR THE SIDE AIRBAG ON SOME VEHICLES. *SC

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September 1, 2003 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

CREAKING NOISE FROM DOOR CHECKER. *SC

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September 1, 2003 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

2004 DIRECT AT CONTROL VALVE BODY ASSEMBLY COLLECTION. *SC

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February 1, 2006 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

RUBBING MARK ON TIMING BELT. SUBARU. *TT

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January 19, 2005 162620 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE

THE DAMPING STRUCTURE FOR THE REAR GATE STAY HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM A SINGLE TO A DUAL TYPE DAMPER STYLE.

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October 1, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE OIL CONTROL VALVE COVER BOLTS. *TT

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