2005 SUBARU Outback

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

9 Recalls for 2005 SUBARU Outback

Recall Date Component Summary
January 2, 2020 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Forester, 2003-2006 Baja, 2004-2011 Impreza, 2004-2014 WRX (STI included), 2003-2014 Legacy and Outback, and 2005-2006 Saab 9-2X vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or “Zone A.”

These vehicles had their passenger frontal air bag inflators previously replaced under a prior recall using inflators of the same design. The inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify their owners. General Motors will notify Saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflators with alternate inflators, free of charge. The recall began January 7, 2020. Subaru Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Saab owners may contact the Saab Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-955-9007. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKA-20.

January 2, 2020 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Forester, 2003-2006 Baja, 2004-2011 Impreza, 2004-2014 WRX (including STI), 2003-2014 Legacy and Outback, and 2006 Saab 9-2X vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or “Zone B.”

These vehicles had their passenger frontal air bag inflators previously replaced under a prior recall using inflators of the same design. The inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify their owners. General Motors will notify Saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflators, free of charge. The recall began January 7, 2020. Subaru owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Saab owners may contact the Saab Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-955-9007. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKB-20.

January 2, 2020 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Forester, 2003-2006 Baja, 2004-2011 Impreza, 2004-2014 WRX (including STI), 2003-2014 Legacy and Outback, and 2005-2006 Saab 9-2X vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or “Zone C.”

These vehicles had their passenger frontal air bag inflators previously replaced under a prior recall using inflators of the same design. The inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify their owners. General Motors will notify Saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflators, free of charge. The recall began January 7, 2020. Subaru owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Saab owners may contact the Saab Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-955-9007. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKC-20.

April 11, 2019 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Forester vehicles, 2008-2011 Impreza vehicles, 2008-2014 WRX vehicles, 2005-2014 Legacy vehicles, 2005-2014 Outback vehicles and 2006-2008 Tribeca vehicles equipped with a mechanical key ignition switch installed as a replacement part. The ball spring inside the switch may break, reducing the strength of the ignition switch. If this occurs, the weight on the key ring and certain road conditions could cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position to the accessory position, turning off the engine.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the ignition switch, replacing the ignition switch, if necessary, free of charge. The recall began May 10, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WUF-91.

May 28, 2015 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Subaru Baja vehicles manufactured January 22, 2003, to July 21, 2004, 2004-2005 Impreza vehicles manufactured January 28, 2003, to May 31, 2005, 2003-2008 Subaru Legacy vehicles manufactured January 22, 2003, to May 2, 2008, 2003-2008 Subaru Outback vehicles manufactured February 18, 2003, to May 5, 2008, and 2005 Saab 9-2x vehicles manufactured February 11, 2004, to March 17, 2005. The affected vehicles are equipped with a passenger side frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture upon its deployment.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify their owners and General Motors will notify Saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The Subaru recall began on June 17, 2015. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. The Saab recall began on July 27, 2015. Owners of Saab vehicles may call 1-800-955-9007. Subaru’s number for this recall is WQR-53. Note: The recall completely supersedes recall 14V-399 (WQL-48) and partially supersedes recall 14V-763 (WQP-51) in that model year 2004 through 2005 Subaru Impreza and model year 2005 Saab 9-2x vehicles are now only part of this campaign. Note: On December 18, 2015 Subaru informed NHTSA of an expansion of this recall to include certain model year 2003-2004 Subaru Baja, 2003-2008 Subaru Legacy and 2003-2008 Subaru Outback vehicles.

December 1, 2014 AIR BAGS

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Legacy and Outback vehicles, and 2003-2005 Baja vehicles sold, or ever registered, in geographic locations associated with high absolute humidity. Specifically, vehicles sold, or ever registered, in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Florida and adjacent counties in southern Georgia, as well as the coastal areas of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify their owners. Dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on January 15, 2015. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for this recall is WQP-51. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-471. This recall has been partially superseded by 15V-323. All 2005 model year Subaru Legacy and Outback vehicles will now be repaired under recall 15V-323.

June 10, 2014 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 Outback and Legacy, 2008-2011 Impreza and 2008-2014 Impreza WRX/STI, and 2009-2013 Forester vehicles, currently, or formerly, registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. Salt water could splash on the brake lines through a gap in the fuel tank protector, resulting in excessive corrosion of the brake lines.

Note that affected vehicles not currently, or formerly registered, in the salt belt states identified above are eligible for repair, at no cost to the customer, upon request.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will test the brake system by depressing the brake pedal and inspecting for brake fluid leaks. If no brake fluid seepage is observed, the affected areas will be rustproofed with anti-corrosion wax. If brake fluid seepage is observed, the brake lines will be replaced followed by rustproofing with anti-corrosion wax. These services will be performed free of charge. The recall began July 2014 and second notifications will run through November 2014. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s recall campaign number is WQK-47. Note: This recall supersedes recall 13V-110 which applied to certain 2005-2009 Legacy/Outback vehicles. Vehicles that were remedied under the previous campaign still need additional areas rust-proofed.

March 27, 2013 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Subaru is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 Outback and Legacy vehicles manufactured from December 2003, through April 2009 and currently, or formerly, registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. Salt water could splash on the brake lines through a gap in the fuel tank protector, resulting in excessive corrosion of the brake lines.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles. If no brake fluid seepage is observed, the affected area will be rustproofed with anti-corrosion wax. If brake fluid seepage is observed, the brake lines will be replaced followed by rustproofing with anti-corrosion wax. These services will be performed free of charge. The recall began on May 30, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s recall campaign number is WQG-43.

June 9, 2004 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

THE LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAGS IN CERTAIN VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THIS CAMPAIGN MAY NOT FULLY DEPLOY RAPIDLY ENOUGH WHEN ACTIVATED IN A SIDE IMPACT COLLISION. DURING A SIDE IMPACT TEST CONDUCTED BY THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY (IIHS), THE TEST RESULTS INDICATED THAT THERE WAS A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE IIHS TEST RESULTS AND THE RESULT OF SIDE IMPACT TESTS CONDUCTED BY FHI.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAG MODULES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 11, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

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10 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2005 SUBARU Outback

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engine
fuel system
engine
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airbag
engine

261 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2005 SUBARU Outback

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11065191
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10917804
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10914392
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10913992
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10911335
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10909811
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10910158
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11001990
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10992834
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10990630
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10984330
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11010828
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10898907
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10904369
ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11390746
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11388314
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11386523
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11378582
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11376830
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10943911
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10937695
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10936751
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10926851
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10927911
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11373843
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11361831
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11360265
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11324327
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11303024
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11278801
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11270441
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11231998
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11254750
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11206606
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11218332
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11218292
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11217858
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11173599
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11173314
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11122968
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11096375
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11089817
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11189971
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11190489
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11184192
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11187099
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11079955
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11152142
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11149701
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11114464
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11066919
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11054773
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11052647
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11048238
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11045877
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11023793
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11016276
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11020293
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10883796
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10883066
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10876239
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10865835
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10870308
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863753
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10860654
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING | STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10861039
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10861489
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10853143
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10855030
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10850930
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10845773
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10836767
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10837254
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10836714
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10823175
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10820495
POWER TRAIN | STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10816220
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10816523
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10788184
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10767437
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10748434
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10743247
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10721820
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10705410
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10700976
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10691268
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10683449
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10682597
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10669361
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10671341
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10662542
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10659732
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10659373
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10655388
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | STEERING
ODI Number: 10649776
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10644113
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10630039
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10615713
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10610243
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10577238
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10577234
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10577029
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10574154
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10564484
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10558622
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10558109
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10554733
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10554731
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10554798
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10537768
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10524556
POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10522335
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10511568
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10510935
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10508987
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10509126
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10508946
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10500621
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10500659
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10494617
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10492393
SUSPENSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10493139
STEERING
ODI Number: 10492143
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10491471
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10490921
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10490030
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10486689
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10486776
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10484032
POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10483773
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10484082
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10482053
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10482052
SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10482051
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10482050
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10482049
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10479208
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10475892
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10472435
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10444832
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10443928
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10443601
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10442804
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10442745
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10441590
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10435609
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10435555
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10432434
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10432733
SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10434895
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10433565
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10412158
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10407420
STEERING
ODI Number: 10402569
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10401241
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
ODI Number: 10402198
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10399717
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10398706
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10397299
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10383302
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10380186
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10376812
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10375567
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10374998
STEERING
ODI Number: 10369138
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10360715
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10356914
TIRES
ODI Number: 10355111
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE | SUSPENSION | TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10353314
WHEELS:HUB
ODI Number: 10343985
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10343117
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10344543
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10340482
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10339204
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10330294
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE | SUSPENSION:REAR | TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10324631
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10326634
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 10323465
SUSPENSION:REAR | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10323399
TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10316701
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10310946
TIRES
ODI Number: 10300294
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10302444
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10298417
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10298785
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10293791
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10296073
TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10292735
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10290730
SUSPENSION | TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10290150
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10283476
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10283474
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 10267456
STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 10261597
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
ODI Number: 10262554
STEERING
ODI Number: 10257413
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10257117
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10257268
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10255579
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10257183
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10251023
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10251577
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10248404
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10248531
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10242798
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10231887
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10227540
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10219723
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10221038
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 10220839
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10216344
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10216494
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10217490
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10216398
STEERING
ODI Number: 10217316
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10215918
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10212811
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10204531
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10200076
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10177007
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10177756
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CENTER SUPPORT BEARING
ODI Number: 10178718
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
ODI Number: 10174657
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10170888
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10168092
EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 10165863
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10160409
SUSPENSION | TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10160486
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10153786
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 10150838
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10150180
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10151244
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10147777
TIRES
ODI Number: 10148955
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 10148439
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10146806
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10146804
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10146134
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10145153
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 10142059
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10142057
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 10142054
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10141553
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10135323
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 10133280
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10133253
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10130588
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 10129742
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10124895
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10126528
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10125994
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10106670
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10105810
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10101176
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH
ODI Number: 10103224
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10101453
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10099367
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11010300
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10441600
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10135200
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4 Investigations for 2005 SUBARU Outback

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129 Service Alerts for 2005 SUBARU Outback

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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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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May 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Takata Front Passenger Air Bag Inflator Replacement.

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May 14, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

Takata Front Passenger Air Bag Inflator Replacement.

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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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February 1, 2021 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

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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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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February 4, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. has determined that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain 2003-2014 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles, 2003-2006 model year Baja vehicles, 2009-2013 model year Forester vehicles, 200

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January 15, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. has determined that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain 2003-2014 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles, 2003-2006 model year Baja vehicles, 2009-2013 model year Forester vehicles, 200

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January 15, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. has determined that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain 2003-2014 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles, 2003-2006 model year Baja vehicles, 2009-2013 model year Forester vehicles, 200

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January 6, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

Takata Like for Like recalls- TKA20 (Zone A), TKB20 (Zone B), TKC20 (Zone C).

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January 6, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Takata Like for Like recalls- TKA20 (Zone A), TKB20 (Zone B), TKC20 (Zone C).

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April 30, 2019 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Owner Notification, Owners will be notified by first class mail on May 10, 2019. Owners with a valid email address on file will also be notified by email. Subaru retailers with affected vehicles will receive an affected VIN list from their

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April 30, 2019 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

Owner Notification, Owners will be notified by first class mail on May 10, 2019. Owners with a valid email address on file will also be notified by email. Subaru retailers with affected vehicles will receive an affected VIN list from their

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April 30, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

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April 30, 2019 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

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April 30, 2019 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

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April 12, 2019 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

New Subaru Safety Recall: WUF-91 Replacement Ignition Switch Recall Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicl

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April 12, 2019 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

New Subaru Safety Recall: WUF-91 Replacement Ignition Switch Recall Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicl

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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 22, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

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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 141320 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Owner Notification Subaru will begin mailing to affected vehicle owners on June 17, 2015. The first owners to receive notification will be owners identified based on registration data in areas of high absolute humidity (FL, HI, PR, GU, VI,

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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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April 12, 2016 141000 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Recall Bulletin Revised. UPDATE ? April 2016: New and different inflators are available for affected 2004-2005 Impreza, WRX, and STI vehicles. As a result, there are different installation instructions depending on the inflator being insta

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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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May 30, 2013 042600 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Update: Subaru Recall Campaign WQG43: Brake Line Corrosion On March 27, 2013, Subaru of America, Inc. announced that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists on the following affected vehicles. These vehicles may have been m

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May 30, 2013 034200 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Subaru of America, Inc. has determined that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists on certain 2005-2009 model year Subaru Legacy/Outback vehicles currently or formerly registered in at least one of the ?salt-belt? states li

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May 22, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Bulletin provides production change, repair procedure and parts information to address a customer concern of a high-pitched sound coming from the transmission extension housing area. In cold temperatures, thermal contraction causes shr

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May 22, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Bulletin provides production change, repair procedure and parts information to address a customer concern of a high-pitched sound coming from the transmission extension housing area. In cold temperatures, thermal contraction causes shr

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December 27, 2017 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

As part of our dedication to customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. is initiating a program to extend the original New Car Limited Warranty coverage of the instrument panel (IP) or dashboard assembly on the applicable vehicles lis

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May 6, 2016 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

New Car Limited Warranty coverage of the instrument panel (IP) or dashboard assembly on the applicable vehicles listed above to 10 years/regardless of miles from original start date. This warranty extension will cover a ONE TIME replacemen

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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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February 17, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PZEV MODELS ONLY. REVISED. This Campaign only applies to vehicles with motor vehicle registration in the States of California, Massachusetts, Maine, New York and Vermont. For affected vehicles registered in any other state, see Service P

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February 17, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PZEV MODELS ONLY. REVISED. This Campaign only applies to vehicles with motor vehicle registration in the States of California, Massachusetts, Maine, New York and Vermont. For affected vehicles registered in any other state, see Service P

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February 17, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PZEV MODELS ONLY. REVISED. This Campaign applies to vehicles in any state except those with motor vehicle registrations in the States of California, Massachusetts, Maine, New York or Vermont. For affected vehicles registered in these st

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February 17, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PZEV MODELS ONLY. REVISED. This Campaign applies to vehicles in any state except those with motor vehicle registrations in the States of California, Massachusetts, Maine, New York or Vermont. For affected vehicles registered in these st

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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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February 10, 2016 140000 AIR BAGS

Based on ballistic testing results, it has been determined that affected vehicles with registration history in high absolute humidity (HAH) areas are more susceptible to rupture. Owner notification letters were mailed to the owners of those

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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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January 14, 2015 141320 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

THE REVISEMENT OF THIS RECALL ADVISES (WQM-49) HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED TO THE WQP-51 REGIONAL FRONT PASSENGER TAKATA AIR BAG INFLATOR RECALL.

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January 14, 2015 141320 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES SUBARU IS CONDUCTING THIS LIMITED REGIONAL RECALL TO REPLACE THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS PRODUCED BY TK HOLDINGS, INC. (TAKATA) IN CERTAIN 2003-2005 MODEL YEAR LEGACY, OUTBACK, AND BAJA VEHICLES AND CERTAIN

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March 27, 2013 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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October 10, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUBARU: INFORMATION REGARDING REPLACEMENT REVISION OF AIR INTAKE DUCT FOR TURBOCHARGER WHERE INSULATOR PORTION OF DUCT SEPARATES FROM DUCT AND LEAKS BOOST PRESSURE, LOSS OF POWER AND INCREASED SOUND LEVELS OCCURS. MODEL 2005-12 LEGACY, OU

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September 26, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

WQM-49 – REGIONAL FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATOR REPLACEMENT

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September 1, 2005 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

WATER LEAKING INTO PASSENGER FLOOR BOARD. SUBARU. TECHTIPS. *TT

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September 1, 2005 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FREEZE FRAME DATA AND CALLING THE TECHLINE. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

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September 1, 2005 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

BATTERY GOING DEAD OR ALARM GOING OFF. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

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December 4, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

UPDATED STATEMENT ON TAKATA AIRBAGS POSTED ON SUBARU.COM

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November 6, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

PARTS REMINDER: RETURNS TO TAKATA FOR WQL48 AND WQM49 AIR BAG INFLATOR

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June 1, 2009 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SUBARU: ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAMMING. UNDER CERTAIN UNIQUE DRIVING PATTERNS, SUCH AS REPEATED ACCELERATION AND DECELERATION AND/OR CONTINUOUS UPHILL DRIVING AT HIGHER SPEEDS (ABOUT 75MPH), THE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS OF AFFECTIV

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June 1, 2009 063140 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

SUBARU: ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAMMING. UNDER CERTAIN UNIQUE DRIVING PATTERNS, SUCH AS REPEATED ACCELERATION AND DECELERATION AND/OR CONTINUOUS UPHILL DRIVING AT HIGHER SPEEDS (ABOUT 75MPH), THE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS OF AFFECTIV

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June 1, 2009 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SUBARU: ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM)REPROGRAMMING. UNDER CERTAIN UNIQUE DRIVING PATTERNS, SUCH AS REPEATED ACCELERATION AND DECELERATION AND/OR CONTINUOUS UPHILL DRIVING AT HIGHER SPEEDS (ABOUT 75MPH), THE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS OF AFFECTED

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June 1, 2009 063140 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

SUBARU: ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM)REPROGRAMMING. UNDER CERTAIN UNIQUE DRIVING PATTERNS, SUCH AS REPEATED ACCELERATION AND DECELERATION AND/OR CONTINUOUS UPHILL DRIVING AT HIGHER SPEEDS (ABOUT 75MPH), THE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS OF AFFECTED

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July 10, 2014 114005 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INTEGRATED TRAILER BRAKE CONTROL

WQK-47 – BRAKE LINE CORROSION PRODUCT CAMPAIGN BULLETIN

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September 24, 2004 350000 EQUIPMENT

AUDIO AND AUDIO/HVAC DIAGNOSTIC FACEPLATE. AUDIO UNITS NOW HAVE A DETACHABLE FACEPLATE WHICH WILL SOON BE A REPLACEMENT PART. BULLETIN NUMBER 107504 AND 1511204. *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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July 13, 2005 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

MODIFICATION TO FUEL TANK PRESSURE SENSOR. *TT

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December 22, 2015 140000 AIR BAGS

UPDATE: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS WQR-53 THE WQR-53 RECALL IS BEING EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ALL 2005-2008 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES. THIS IS AN EXPANSION FROM THE CURRENT WQP-51 LIMITED REGIONAL RECALL FOR CERTAIN 2005 MODE

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December 22, 2015 140000 AIR BAGS

UPDATE: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS WQR-53 (2005-2008 LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES). THE WQR-53 RECALL IS BEING EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ALL 2005-2008 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES. THIS IS AN EXPANSION FROM THE CURRENT WQP-51 LIMI

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December 18, 2015 140000 AIR BAGS

SUBJECT: UPDATE: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS WQR-53 (2005-2008 LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES). THE WQR-53 RECALL IS BEING EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ALL 2005-2008 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES. THIS IS AN EXPANSION FROM THE CURRENT WQ

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December 18, 2015 141220 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

SUBJECT: UPDATE: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS WQR-53 (2005-2008 LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES). THE WQR-53 RECALL IS BEING EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ALL 2005-2008 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES. THIS IS AN EXPANSION FROM THE CURRENT WQ

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October 24, 2006 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

MODIFICATION OF MAIN COOLING FAN RELAY. *TT

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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 151600 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES

ODS (OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM) FRONT PASSENGER SEATBELT WARNING CHIME. *TT

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October 9, 2006 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4 EAT DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES FOR P0851/P0852. *KB

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October 23, 2014 010000 STEERING

REVISION TO TROUBLESHOOTING INFORMATION FOR VDC DTC C0071

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October 23, 2014 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

REVISION TO TROUBLESHOOTING INFORMATION FOR VDC DTC C0071

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August 1, 2004 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION RING INDICATOR REMOVAL. SUBARU TECHTIPS *TT

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August 1, 2004 210000 TRAILER HITCHES

TRAILER HITCH HARNESS LOCATION. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

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August 1, 2004 151600 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES

SEATBELT REMINDER SYSTEM DISABLEMENT. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

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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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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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November 16, 2006 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0600, B0221 AND /OR B0223. *KB

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June 25, 2004 050000 PARKING BRAKE

LEATHER SEPARATING FROM THE FRAME OF THE HAND BRAKE COVER. *TT

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October 5, 2005 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ERROR CODE ER SP DISPLAY IN THE ODOMETER/TRIP METER. *TT

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July 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SEDAN SPOILER TETHER LOCATION. *TT

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July 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

H4/H6 MODEL RELAY LOCATIONS. *TT

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July 1, 2004 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

IMPACT SENSOR (SHOCK SENSOR) LOCATION/ACTIVATION. *TT

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July 1, 2004 350000 EQUIPMENT

REAR CARGO NET PRE-ARRANGED DRILL MARKS. *TT

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July 1, 2004 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUBWOOFER LOCATION. *TT

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July 1, 2004 350000 EQUIPMENT

AMBIENT TEMPERATURE SENSOR UPDATE. *TT

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July 1, 2004 350000 EQUIPMENT

EC COMPASS MIRROR MOUNTING. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

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July 1, 2004 354300 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK

CROSSBAR POSITIONING. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

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July 1, 2004 162800 STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

HOOD PROTECTOR MOUNTING POINTS. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

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July 1, 2004 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

SPLASH GUARD TAPE AREA. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

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July 1, 2004 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

SEDAN SPOILER TEMPLATE. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

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July 1, 2004 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

UPDATED PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) CHECK ITEMS AND NOTES. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

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July 1, 2004 210000 TRAILER HITCHES

TRAILER HITCH INSTALLATION. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

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January 29, 2014 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

THIS SERVICE INFORMATION DESCRIBES 2 CORRECTIONS TO THE SERVICE MANUAL DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES FOR THE DTCS LISTED ABOVE. THE INFORMATION IS ONLY APPLICABLE TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5AT TRANSMISSIONS AND RELATES TO DIAGNOSTICS FOR THE LOCK-U

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January 29, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

THIS SERVICE INFORMATION DESCRIBES 2 CORRECTIONS TO THE SERVICE MANUAL DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES FOR THE DTCS LISTED ABOVE. THE INFORMATION IS ONLY APPLICABLE TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5AT TRANSMISSIONS AND RELATES TO DIAGNOSTICS FOR THE LOCK-U

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August 4, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW SUBARU RECALL CAMPAIGN: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS WQM-49

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March 2, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

THE PURPOSE OF THIS BULLETIN IS TO PROVIDE A DESCRIPTION OF CURRENT CHANGES TO SERVICE MANUALS AVAILABLE VIA THE SUBARU TECHNICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (STIS) WEB SITE.

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July 1, 2007 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

HEADLIGHT BULB SOCKET REPAIRS. *KB

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July 1, 2014 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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May 7, 2004 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ENGINE COOLANT SYSTEM REFILLING.*MR

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May 1, 2005 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

ALARM SYSTEM FUNCTIONS. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

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May 1, 2005 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

HVAC INOPERATIVE AFTER WIRING HARNESS CHANGE – MORE INFORMATION. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

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June 1, 2005 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REPLACEMENT KEYLESS REMOTES. SUBARU. TECHTIPS. *TT

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June 1, 2005 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

WORN OR NOISY WIPER BLADES AND VISIBILITY. SUBARU. *TT

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March 1, 2005 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAMMING. *TT

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April 3, 2008 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THERE IS A SLIGHT POSSIBILITY THAT ONE OR BOTH OF THE VEHICLE’S REAR WHEEL BEARINGS MAY, OVER TIME, DEVELOP A NOISE CONDITION THAT CAUSES THE BEARING TO PRODUCE A WHINNYI

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April 3, 2008 200000 WHEELS

SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THERE IS A SLIGHT POSSIBILITY THAT ONE OR BOTH OF THE VEHICLE’S REAR WHEEL BEARINGS MAY, OVER TIME, DEVELOP A NOISE CONDITION THAT CAUSES THE BEARING TO PRODUCE A WHINNYI

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June 22, 2006 150000 SEAT BELTS

REAR CENTER SEAT BELT INSTALLATION PROCEDURES. *TT

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August 25, 2004 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

AXLE NUT CHECK/REPLACE PROCEDURE – WARRANY CLAIM INFORMATION. *TT

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