2012 SUBARU Legacy

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

16 Recalls for 2012 SUBARU Legacy

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.

January 9, 2019 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2010-2014 Tribeca, WRX, Outback, and Legacy vehicles, 2010-2011 Impreza vehicles and 2010-2013 Forester vehicles 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.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

Subaru is notifying owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began January 25, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKB-19.

January 9, 2019 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2010-2013 Forester, 2010-2014 Tribeca, WRX, Outback, Legacy, and 2010-2011 Impreza vehicles 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.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

Subaru has notified owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began January 25, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKA-19.

January 9, 2019 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2010-2014 Tribeca, WRX, Legacy and Outback vehicles, 2010-2011 Impreza vehicles and 2010-2013 Forester vehicles 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.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

Subaru is notifying owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on January 25, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKC-19.

September 13, 2018 PARKING BRAKE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2010-2014 Subaru Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with a manual transmission. The electronic parking brake (EPB) may not engage as intended, allowing the vehicle to rollaway if the transmission is not in the proper gear when parked.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EPB actuator assembly, free of charge. The recall began July 19, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WTV-81.

January 9, 2018 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Legacy, Forester, Tribeca, WRX and Outback vehicles, and 2009-2011 Impreza vehicles 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.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on February 9, 2018. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKA-18.

January 10, 2017 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Subaru Baja, 2006-2011 Impreza (including WRX and STI models), 2006-2012 Tribeca, 2009-2012 Forester, Legacy, Outback, and 2012 WRX 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.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began March 6, 2017. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKA-17.

September 27, 2016 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Legacy vehicles manufactured November 26, 2008, to June 7, 2013, and 2010-2014 Outback vehicles manufactured January 9, 2009 to June 7, 2013. Due to contamination, components within the windshield wiper motor bottom cover may interfere with each other. If an obstruction, such as a buildup of snow or ice prevents the wiper arms from being able to stop in the parked position, the wiper motor may overheat and the bottom cover may melt.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the windshield wiper motor bottom cover assembly, free of charge. The recall began October 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for this recall is WTK-71. Note: This recall supersedes recall 11V-469. All vehicles that were remedied under that campaign are affected by this campaign, and need to have their wiper motor bottom cover replaced again.

February 25, 2013 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT

Subaru is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with an automatic or CVT transmission and an Audiovox remote engine starter (RES) accessory, certain model year 2012-2013 Impreza vehicles equipped with a CVT transmission and an Audiovox remote engine starter (RES) accessory, and certain model year 2013 XV Crosstrek vehicles equipped with a CVT transmission and an Audiovox remote engine starter (RES) accessory. Additionally included are certain model year 2013 Legacy and Outback vehicles that may have received replacement RES fobs. If the RES fob is dropped, the fob may malfunction and randomly transmit an engine start request without pressing the button.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the RES key fobs, free of charge. The recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783 for more information.

March 5, 2013 VISIBILITY/WIPER

Subaru is recalling certain model year 2012 Outback and Legacy vehicles manufactured from April 6, 2011, through May 12, 2011. Components inside the wiper motor bottom cover may overheat.

Remedy:

Subaru has notified all affected owners, and dealers will replace the front wiper motor bottom cover assembly free of charge. The safety recall began February 22, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783.

March 5, 2013 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

Subaru is recalling certain model year 2012 Outback and Legacy vehicles manufactured from April 6, 2011, through May 12, 2011. The moonroof glass may come loose or detach. The amount and position of the adhesive between the glass and retainer was inadequately applied.

Remedy:

Subaru has notified the affected owners, and dealers will inspect the glass adhesion condition and either apply additional adhesive or replace the moonroof glass, free of charge. The safety recall began February 22, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783.

February 9, 2012 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 1, 2011, THROUGH DECEMBER 23, 2011. THESE VEHICLES MAY BE EQUIPPED WITH SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAGS THAT CONTAIN AN INCORRECT PROPELLANT MIXTURE FOR THE INITIATOR COMPONENT USED, RESULTING IN INSUFFICIENT OUTPUT OF COMPRESSED GAS.

Remedy:

SUBARU WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE ONE OR BOTH SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAG MODULES, FREE OF FEBRUARY 21, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

November 29, 2011 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 IMPREZA SEDANS AND WAGONS (EXCEPT WRX/STI MODELS), MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 21, 2011, THROUGH NOVEMBER 15, 2011, AND LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 17, 2011, THROUGH NOVEMBER 23, 2011. THESE VEHICLES MAY BE EQUIPPED WITH A BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER THAT COULD MALFUNCTION AND CAUSE AN INCREASE IN THE AMOUNT OF BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL DISTANCE REQUIRED TO SLOW OR STOP THE VEHICLE.

Remedy:

SUBARU WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IT, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

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73 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2012 SUBARU Legacy

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Date Component  
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11415120
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11413272
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
ODI Number: 10925382
TIRES
ODI Number: 11006433
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10983522
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10979766
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10967617
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10904581
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10966650
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10949127
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10955070
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10938619
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10926465
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11352895
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11349693
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11320068
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11312267
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11297886
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11281706
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11245482
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
ODI Number: 11267587
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11267687
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11258640
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | STEERING
ODI Number: 11206445
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11204426
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11202490
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11195485
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11229868
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11220753
TIRES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11217959
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11172165
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11174645
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11163341
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11157309
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11139453
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11133644
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11139655
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11129843
STEERING
ODI Number: 11091439
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11090280
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES | TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11189896
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11191494
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11190926
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11190035
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11184263
STEERING
ODI Number: 11186212
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11180669
AIR BAGS | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11078769
PARKING BRAKE
ODI Number: 11154561
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11151148
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11142946
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11119402
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11102177
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11060908
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11055098
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11032262
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11021630
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10871954
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10837825
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10824298
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10825618
STEERING
ODI Number: 10817586
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10714577
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10701305
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10630681
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10615541
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10593194
SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10583494
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10548142
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10524776
STEERING
ODI Number: 10491772
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10491717
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10461249
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AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
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212 Service Alerts for 2012 SUBARU Legacy

Date Description
March 7, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces design change to the water pump assembly.

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March 4, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin outlines the operating characteristics of the Remote Climate Control operation on hybrid vehicles.

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March 4, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin outlines the operating characteristics of the Remote Climate Control operation on hybrid vehicles.

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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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December 2, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces design change to the water pump assembly.

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October 27, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly.

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October 27, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly.

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October 15, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides a new flow chart and additional diagnostic tools to assist technicians with troubleshooting DTC P0841- SECONDARY OIL PRESSURE SENSOR PERFORMANCE.

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October 15, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides a new flow chart and additional diagnostic tools to assist technicians with troubleshooting DTC P0841- SECONDARY OIL PRESSURE SENSOR PERFORMANCE.

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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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August 9, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides a description of current changes to Service Manuals available via the Subaru Technical Information System (STIS) web site.

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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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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 23, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides corrected diagnostics containing a revised flow for certain CVT solenoid related DTCs.

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May 3, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Description of current changes to Service Manuals available via the Subaru Technical Information System (STIS) web site.

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May 25, 2017 010000 STEERING

This bulletin announces a new steering column assembly designed to address a limited number of customer concerns involving the tilt mechanism portion not staying locked. This condition can only occur during the process of adjusting the stee

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May 29, 2015 046600 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

IN RESPONSE TO ISOLATED REPORTS OF CRACKED OR BROKEN ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR HARNESS RETAINING CLIPS CAUSED BY REACTION WITH ACIDS USED IN SOME WHEEL CLEANERS, THE CLIP MATERIAL HAS BEEN CHANGED TO POLYPROPYLENE (PPO).

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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 100000 POWER TRAIN

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Powertrain Warranty coverage for the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) on the above listed models and model years from the ori

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November 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Service Information Bulletin provides corrected diagnostics containing a revised flow for certain CVT solenoid related DTCs.

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November 20, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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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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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December 1, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly.

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September 18, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides a description of current changes to Service Manuals.

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April 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the original warranty on the low-beam ONLY halogen headlamp bulbs to 10 years / unlimited miles from the vehicle?s original warranty start date. This warranty extension will cover low-beam halogen

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August 12, 2016 121540 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS:BULBS

Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the original warranty on the low-beam ONLY halogen headlamp bulbs to 10 years / unlimited miles from the vehicle?s original warranty start date. This warranty extension will cover low-beam halogen

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October 29, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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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October 2, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide a desription of current changes to service manuals available via the Subaru Technical Information System (STIS) web site.

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August 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special Service Tools Cross Reference List.

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August 31, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of new master cylinder application shaft seals.

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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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January 31, 2020 050000 PARKING BRAKE

This Service Information Bulletin provides the most recent part number and interchangeability information for the EPB assembly.

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January 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin provides the most recent part number and interchangeability information for the EPB assembly.

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January 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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January 31, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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January 31, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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January 31, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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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 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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October 4, 2019 050000 PARKING BRAKE

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty coverage for the Electric Parking Brake (EPB) assembly used in the above listed models and model years from the original thr

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September 16, 2019 050000 PARKING BRAKE

As part of Subaru⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, SOA is announcing an Electric Parking Brake (EPB) Warranty Extension program, which extends the New Car Basic Limited Warranty coverage of the EPB actuator assembly for 2010-2014 Le

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September 16, 2019 050000 PARKING BRAKE

Subaru owner letter. As part of Subaru of America⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, this letter is to inform you of an extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for your vehicle⿿s Electric Parking Brake Assembly (EPB). As the

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September 16, 2019 050000 PARKING BRAKE

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty coverage for the Electric Parking Brake (EPB) assembly used in the above listed models and model years from the original thr

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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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April 10, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. has determined that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain Subaru vehicles listed above, equipped with a non-desiccated Takata-sourced passenger side frontal airbag containing the propella

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 19, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. has determined that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain Subaru vehicles listed above, equipped with a non-desiccated Takata-sourced passenger side frontal airbag containing the propella

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March 19, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. has determined that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain Subaru vehicles listed above, equipped with a non-desiccated Takata-sourced passenger side frontal airbag containing the propella

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 14, 2019 050000 PARKING BRAKE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling all 2010-2014 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with a manual transmission (M/T), to replace the electronic parking brake (EPB) actuator assembly. A total of 27,175 U.S. vehicles a

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 7, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides clearer steps for completing the Occupant Detection System (ODS) rezeroing (system calibration) procedure along with a revised diagnostic chart for DTC B1650 (ODS Failure).

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June 7, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides clearer steps for completing the Occupant Detection System (ODS) rezeroing (system calibration) procedure along with a revised diagnostic chart for DTC B1650 (ODS Failure).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 7, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin provides clearer steps for completing the Occupant Detection System (ODS) rezeroing (system calibration) procedure along with a revised diagnostic chart for DTC B1650 (ODS Failure).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 3, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a new replacement EPB actuator assembly to address DTC C0251. In isolated cases, the automatic calibration function of the EPB actuator may not always occur when turning the ignition on. As a temporary result, the EP

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August 8, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

This bulletin announces availability of a new front disc brake pad, shim, grease and clip kit designed to reduce customer concerns of excessive brake squeal. This new kit eliminates the ⿿slotted⿝ shim which previously was installed betw

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August 26, 2019 050000 PARKING BRAKE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling all 2010-2014 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with a manual transmission (M/T), to replace the electronic parking brake (EPB) actuator ssembly. A total of 27,175 U.S. vehicles ar

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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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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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July 17, 2019 050000 PARKING BRAKE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling all 2010-2014 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with a manual transmission (M/T), to replace the electronic parking brake (EPB) actuator assembly. A total of 27,175 U.S. vehicles a

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 12, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies developed to address the following customer concerns: ⿢ Power windows inoperative from the driver⿿s door master and / or passenger front door switch ⿢ Unabl
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July 12, 2019 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies developed to address the following customer concerns: ⿢ Power windows inoperative from the driver⿿s door master and / or passenger front door switch ⿢ Unabl
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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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October 30, 2018 050000 PARKING BRAKE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling all 2010-2014 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with a manual transmission (M/T), to replace the electronic parking brake (EPB) actuator assembly. A total of 27,175 U.S. vehicles a

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 30, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling all 2010-2014 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with a manual transmission (M/T), to replace the electronic parking brake (EPB) actuator assembly. A total of 27,175 U.S. vehicles a

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 14, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. has determined that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain Subaru vehicles listed above, equipped with a non-desiccated Takata-sourced passenger side frontal airbag containing the propella

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 30, 2018 050000 PARKING BRAKE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling all 2010-2014 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with a manual transmission (M/T), to replace the electronic parking brake (EPB) actuator assembly. A total of 27,175 U.S. vehicles a

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 30, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling all 2010-2014 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with a manual transmission (M/T), to replace the electronic parking brake (EPB) actuator assembly. A total of 27,175 U.S. vehicles a

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 15, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces the availability of a countermeasure torque converter assembly to address a customer concern of very low engine RPM when coming to a stop. The condition is similar to coming to a stop in a ma

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February 15, 2018 101100 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)

CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces the availability of a countermeasure torque converter assembly to address a customer concern of very low engine RPM when coming to a stop. The condition is similar to coming to a stop in a ma

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February 15, 2018 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces the availability of a countermeasure torque converter assembly to address a customer concern of very low engine RPM when coming to a stop. The condition is similar to coming to a stop in a ma

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February 15, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces the availability of a countermeasure torque converter assembly to address a customer concern of very low engine RPM when coming to a stop. The condition is similar to coming to a stop in a ma

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February 15, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces the availability of a countermeasure torque converter assembly to address a customer concern of very low engine RPM when coming to a stop. The condition is similar to coming to a stop in a ma

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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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February 15, 2018 101100 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)

CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces the availability of a countermeasure torque converter assembly to address a customer concern of very low engine RPM when coming to a stop. The condition is similar to coming to a stop in a ma

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 15, 2018 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces the availability of a countermeasure torque converter assembly to address a customer concern of very low engine RPM when coming to a stop. The condition is similar to coming to a stop in a ma

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 15, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces the availability of a countermeasure torque converter assembly to address a customer concern of very low engine RPM when coming to a stop. The condition is similar to coming to a stop in a ma

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June 15, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a replacement wiper switch assembly to address customer concerns of the wipers not parking correctly or moving intermittently, even when the control switch is off. Testing revealed moisture being retained in a compos

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June 15, 2015 130000 VISIBILITY

This bulletin announces a replacement wiper switch assembly to address customer concerns of the wipers not parking correctly or moving intermittently, even when the control switch is off. Testing revealed moisture being retained in a compos

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 15, 2015 136100 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

This bulletin announces a replacement wiper switch assembly to address customer concerns of the wipers not parking correctly or moving intermittently, even when the control switch is off. Testing revealed moisture being retained in a compos

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November 9, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

CVT MODELS ONLY. In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Powertrain Warranty coverage for the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) on the above listed models and model

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November 9, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

CVT MODELS ONLY. In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Powertrain Warranty coverage for the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) on the above listed models and model

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November 9, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

CVT MODELS ONLY. In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Powertrain Warranty coverage for the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) on the above listed models and model

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 3, 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. The tables contained within this bulletin are to be used as guides for bec

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November 29, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

All 2012 to 2015 Models Equipped with Fujitsu Ten (F10) Generation 1 (Gen1) Audio / Navigation Systems. This bulletin announces a new procedure for updating the operating software used in F10 Gen1 audio / navigation systems. This new proced

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November 29, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

All 2012 to 2015 Models Equipped with Fujitsu Ten (F10) Generation 1 (Gen1) Audio / Navigation Systems. This bulletin announces a new procedure for updating the operating software used in F10 Gen1 audio / navigation systems. This new proced

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May 19, 2016 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

This bulletin announces a design change to the front brake caliper supports to address customer concerns of a rattling sound heard while driving. The change involves a reduction in the amount of clearance between the caliper support mountin

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May 17, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

PANASONIC AUDIO SYSTEMS TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE

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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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June 3, 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. The tables contained within this bulletin are to be used as guides for bec

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June 11, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides a measurement and adjustment procedure for the stop lamp switch. An improperly adjusted (or faulty) stop lamp switch can cause any of the DTCs listed to set and result in the related system?s (e. g. VDC and/or EyeSigh

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April 23, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This Service Information bulletin provides revised procedures for inspection and measurement of the cylinder block assembly to determine whether or not replacement is necessary. Read through and understand this information completely before

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May 9, 2016 034510 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

This bulletin announces a design change to the front brake caliper supports to address customer concerns of a rattling sound heard while driving. The change involves a reduction in the amount of clearance between the caliper support mountin

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May 9, 2016 045100 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:CALIPER

This bulletin announces a design change to the front brake caliper supports to address customer concerns of a rattling sound heard while driving. The change involves a reduction in the amount of clearance between the caliper support mountin

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May 9, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces a production process change to the starter ring gear portion of the torque converter assembly. To address customer concerns of a squeaking-type sound heard while cranking the engine, a change to improve anti-wear cha

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May 10, 2016 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

Models with Sunroofs only. If you encounter a customer complaint of water leaking into the interior of the vehicle from the map light area, the following 2 areas should be inspected closely for a potential source or cause:

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May 4, 2016 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. The tables contained within this bulletin are to be used as guides for bec

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March 13, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

2010-15 Legacy/ Outback 2.5L NA CVT, 2015 Legacy/ Outback 3.6L NA CVT, 2012-15 Impreza 2.0L NA CVT, 2013-15 Crosstrek 2.0L NA CVT, 2014-15 Crosstrek Hybrid CVT 2014-15 Forester 2.5L NA CVT 2014-15 Forester 2.0L Turbo CVT 2015 WRX 2.0L Turbo

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January 26, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides a measurement and adjustment procedure for the stop lamp switch. An improperly adjusted (or faulty) stop lamp switch can cause any of the DTCs listed above to set and result in the related system?s (e. g. VDC and/or

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 26, 2018 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

This bulletin provides a measurement and adjustment procedure for the stop lamp switch. An improperly adjusted (or faulty) stop lamp switch can cause any of the DTCs listed above to set and result in the related system?s (e. g. VDC and/or

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October 4, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Due to a production issue with part numbers: 60009AJ00B9P, 01B9P, 02B9P, & 03B9P retailers are required to scrap their on-hand inventory on site. These will not be returned to the RDCs. All claims were entered for the retailers based on the

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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 16, 2017 050000 PARKING BRAKE

This bulletin announces a new replacement EPB actuator assembly to address DTC C0251. In isolated cases, the automatic calibration function of the EPB actuator may not always occur when turning the ignition on. As a temporary result, the

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October 26, 2012 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

SUBARU SERVICE PROGRAM WQC-39: ECM REPROGRAMMING

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July 11, 2016 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TSB: All Models Equipped with CVT Transmissions. This Service Information bulletin provides a new flow chart and additional diagnostic tools to assist Technicians with troubleshooting DTC P0841- SECONDARY OIL PRESSURE SENSOR PERFORMANCE.

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April 20, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly. Investigation has identified a likely source of the seepage to be the sealant used on the CVT’

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April 20, 2017 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly. Investigation has identified a likely source of the seepage to be the sealant used on the CVT’

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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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December 20, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

Only models with CVT Transmission. This bulletin provides a diagnostic procedure for confirmation of a suspected CVT chain slip condition. Examples of customer concerns may be: abnormal transmission operating sounds, a shud

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December 20, 2016 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Only models with CVT Transmission. This bulletin provides a diagnostic procedure for confirmation of a suspected CVT chain slip condition. Examples of customer concerns may be: abnormal transmission operating sounds, a shud

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December 20, 2016 104000 POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

Only models with CVT Transmission. This bulletin provides a diagnostic procedure for confirmation of a suspected CVT chain slip condition. Examples of customer concerns may be: abnormal transmission operating sounds, a shud

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December 14, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

Only Models Equipped with TR690 CVT only. This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly. Investigation has identified a likely source o

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December 14, 2016 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Only Models Equipped with TR690 CVT only. This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly. Investigation has identified a likely source o

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August 28, 2017 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

MODELS WITH SUNROOFS ONLY. If you encounter a customer complaint of water leaking into the interior of the vehicle from the map light area, the following 2 areas should be inspected closely for a potential source or cause: * The leak cou

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August 28, 2017 162900 STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

MODELS WITH SUNROOFS ONLY. If you encounter a customer complaint of water leaking into the interior of the vehicle from the map light area, the following 2 areas should be inspected closely for a potential source or cause: * The leak cou

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June 21, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

CVT MODELS ONLY. In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Powertrain Warranty coverage for the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) on the above listed models and model

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June 21, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

CVT MODELS ONLY. In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Powertrain Warranty coverage for the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) on the above listed models and model

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July 29, 2016 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

As part of Subaru’s dedication to customer satisfaction, SOA is announcing a Low-Beam Halogen Headlamp Bulb Warranty Enhancement program. This extends warranty coverage for 2010 – 2012 Legacy (for the 2012 model year, the affected models a

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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 30, 2015 176100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN ANNOUNCES A CHANGE TO THE APPEARANCE OF THE HOOD LATCH AND STRIKER MOUNTING BOLTS. THE ORIGINAL BOLTS HAD A BLACK-COLORED FINISH WHILE THE NEW BOLTS ARE SILVER IN COLOR. THERE IS NO CHANGE TO THE SHAPE OR S

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March 8, 2013 200000 WHEELS

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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January 29, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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January 29, 2013 162900 STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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December 19, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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December 12, 2012 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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December 12, 2012 060000 ENGINE (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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August 6, 2015 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES A DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE FOR CONFIRMATION OF A SUSPECTED CVT CHAIN SLIP CONDITION. EXAMPLES OF CUSTOMER CONCERNS MAY BE: ABNORMAL TRANSMISSION OPERATING SOUNDS, A SHUDDER OR VIBRATION SENSATION, LACK OF POWER, HESITATI

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February 14, 2013 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

IF YOU ENCOUNTER A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT THAT WATER IS LEAKING FROM THE MAP LIGHT AREA, IT COULD BE CAUSED BY WATER LEAKING THROUGH THE AREA OF THE SUNROOF CABLE MECHANISM. TO REMEDY THE CONDITION, SILICONE SEALER WILL NEED TO BE APPLIED TO BO

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February 8, 2013 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

IT HAS COME TO OUR ATTENTION THAT THERE MAY BE A POTENTIAL PARTS QUALITY ISSUE WITH CERTAIN REMOTE ENGINE STARTER KITS. WE ARE ASKING THAT DEALERS PLEASE CHECK THEIR INVENTORY AND IDENTIFY ANY BAD LOTS (LISTED BELOW) AND RETURN THEM TO THEI

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January 6, 2014 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

DESIGN CHANGE TO LOCK-UP TYPE TORQUE CONVERTER – THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF A COUNTERMEASURE TORQUE CONVERTER ASSEMBLY TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF VERY LOW ENGINE RPM WHEN COMING TO A STOP.

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October 23, 2012 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

SUNROOF BINDS: IF YOU ENCOUNTER A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT WHEN OPENING THE SUNROOF (THE GLASS OPENS ABOUT ONE INCH THEN STOPS, MAKES A SQUEAK TYPE SOUND AND/OR OPENS HALFWAY THEN BINDS), THE WEDGE CAP MAY BE OUT OF ALIGNMENT.

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October 10, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

SERVICE MANUAL CORRECTIONS – 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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May 29, 2015 046400 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

IN RESPONSE TO ISOLATED REPORTS OF CRACKED OR BROKEN ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR HARNESS RETAINING CLIPS CAUSED BY REACTION WITH ACIDS USED IN SOME WHEEL CLEANERS, THE CLIP MATERIAL HAS BEEN CHANGED TO POLYPROPYLENE (PPO).

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May 29, 2015 200000 WHEELS

IN RESPONSE TO ISOLATED REPORTS OF CRACKED OR BROKEN ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR HARNESS RETAINING CLIPS CAUSED BY REACTION WITH ACIDS USED IN SOME WHEEL CLEANERS, THE CLIP MATERIAL HAS BEEN CHANGED TO POLYPROPYLENE (PPO).

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March 13, 2014 160000 STRUCTURE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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January 6, 2014 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 27, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF ECM REPROGRAMMING FILES TO ADDRESS A FALSE CEL/MIL ILLUMINATION AND SETTING OF DTC P050A. THIS DTC CAN RESULT FROM SPECIFIC CLUTCH OPERATION (ON MT MODELS) AND / OR DRIVING PATTERNS OCCURRING IMME

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February 22, 2013 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS DETERMINED THAT A DEFECT, WHICH RELATES TO MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY, EXISTS ON CERTAIN SUBARU VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OPTIONAL GENUINE SUBARU REMOTE ENGINE STARTER (RES). TRANSMITTER FOBS MAY CONTAIN A DEFECT THAT COU

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February 22, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS DETERMINED THAT A DEFECT, WHICH RELATES TO MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY, EXISTS ON CERTAIN SUBARU VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OPTIONAL GENUINE SUBARU REMOTE ENGINE STARTER (RES). TRANSMITTER FOBS MAY CONTAIN A DEFECT THAT COU

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May 29, 2015 046300 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

SUBARU: SOME WHEEL CLEANERS HAVE ACID, AND ABS WHEEL SENSOR HARNESS RETAINING CLIPS WOULD EITHER BECOME BROKEN OR DEVELOPED CRACKS AND A NEW RETAINING CLIP, WITH POLYPROPLYLENE, WOULD BE USED INSTEAD. MODEL 2010-14 LEGACY, OUTBACK.

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May 29, 2015 036500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

SUBARU: SOME WHEEL CLEANERS HAVE ACID, AND ABS WHEEL SENSOR HARNESS RETAINING CLIPS WOULD EITHER BECOME BROKEN OR DEVELOPED CRACKS AND A NEW RETAINING CLIP, WITH POLYPROPLYLENE, WOULD BE USED INSTEAD. MODEL 2010-14 LEGACY, OUTBACK.

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June 15, 2015 130000 VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

SUBARU: MOISTURE IS RETAINED IN COMPOSITION OF SOLDERING FLUX AND GREASE, IN SOME VEHICLES, CAUSING WIPERS TO MOVE INTERMITTENTLY OR NOT PARKING CORRECTLY AND WIPER SWITCH ASSEMBLY NEEDS TO BE REPLACED. MODEL 2010-12 LEGACY, OUTBACK.

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September 23, 2015 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES AN INSPECTION AND ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE TO ADDRESS A DTC C0075 WHICH MAY BE STORED IN THE VEHICLE DYNAMICS CONTROL AND HYDRAULIC CONTROL UNIT (VDCCM&HCU). THE DTC RELATES TO INCORRECT INPUTS TO WHEEL CYLINDER PRESSURE

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September 11, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN ANNOUNCES A DESIGN CHANGE TO THE OIL PRESSURE SWITCH ASSEMBLY. NICKEL PLATING HAS BEEN APPLIED TO THE INTERNAL SWITCH CONTACTS TO ENHANCE THEIR DURABILITY AND REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF POOR CONTACT WHICH C

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August 21, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

WE HAVE RECEIVED SEVERAL CALLS FROM DEALERS WHO HAVE CUSTOMERS ELIGIBLE FOR THE WQH44 SUBARU CARPETED FLOOR MAT RECALL BUT DO NOT HAVE THE ORIGINAL MATS THAT WERE IN THE VEHICLE AT THE TIME OF SALE. IN MOST CASES, THE CUSTOMERS HAVE STA

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April 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 27, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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June 4, 2013 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. THE TABLES CONTAINED WITHIN THIS BULLETIN ARE TO BE USED AS GUIDES FOR BEC

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February 8, 2016 036500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

IN RESPONSE TO ISOLATED REPORTS OF CRACKED OR BROKEN ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR HARNESS RETAINING CLIPS CAUSED BY REACTION WITH ACIDS USED IN SOME WHEEL CLEANERS, THE CLIP MATERIAL HAS BEEN CHANGED TO POLYPROPYLENE (PPO).

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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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October 21, 2014 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

REMANUFACTURED CVT PROGRAM – SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE OUR FIRST-EVER REMANUFACTURED CVT PROGRAM.

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November 27, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUBARU: ECM IS AVAILABLE FOR REPROGRAMMING FILES TO ADDRESS FALSE CEL/MIL ILLUMINATION AND THE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P050A RESULTED FROM SPECIFIC CLUTCH OPERATIONS AND/OR DRIVING PATTERNS AFTER STARTING ENGINE. MODEL 2011-2013

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November 27, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SUBARU: ECM IS AVAILABLE FOR REPROGRAMMING FILES TO ADDRESS FALSE CEL/MIL ILLUMINATION AND THE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P050A RESULTED FROM SPECIFIC CLUTCH OPERATIONS AND/OR DRIVING PATTERNS AFTER STARTING ENGINE. MODEL 2011-2013

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November 27, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUBARU: ECM IS AVAILABLE FOR REPROGRAMMING FILES TO ADDRESS FALSE CEL/MIL ILLUMINATION AND THE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P050A RESULTED FROM SPECIFIC CLUTCH OPERATIONS AND/OR DRIVING PATTERNS AFTER STARTING ENGINE. MODEL 2011-2013

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November 21, 2013 121100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

SUBARU: THE FORMATION OF MOISTURE AND/OR CONDENSATION, INSIDE OF REAR COMBINATION AND HEADLAMPS, IS TEMPORARY, AND WILL EVAPORATE WHEN TEMPERATURE RISES INSIDE LAMPS. MODEL ALL. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE

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November 21, 2013 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

SUBARU: THE FORMATION OF MOISTURE AND/OR CONDENSATION, INSIDE OF REAR COMBINATION AND HEADLAMPS, IS TEMPORARY, AND WILL EVAPORATE WHEN TEMPERATURE RISES INSIDE LAMPS. MODEL ALL. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE

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June 12, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS ILLUSTRATIONS OF EXCHANGE COMPONENTS AND THEIR MANUFACTURER AS WELL AS A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPER EXCHANGE PROCEDURE. THE EXCHANGE PROGRAM POLICY CAN ALSO BE FOUND IN SECTIONS 8.4.9 AND 11.2.10 OF YOUR SERVICE POLICI

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December 19, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DTC P0456 REPROGRAMMING FILE AVAILABILITY

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December 12, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

CVT SECONDARY PRESSURE SENSOR DIAGNOSTICS

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December 12, 2012 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

AT OIL TEMPERATURE WARNING LAMP FLASHING

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February 20, 2015 015100 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF A DESIGN CHANGE TO THE POWER STEERING PUMP TO ADDRESS CUSTOMER CONCERNS OF INCREASED STEERING EFFORT, ESPECIALLY IN COLD TEMPERATURES.

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February 24, 2014 220000 SEATS

FILM RESIDUE REMOVAL FROM UNDERSIDE OF FRONT SEAT CUSHION COVERS

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February 22, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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February 14, 2013 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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February 8, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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February 7, 2013 132000 VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES AN INSPECTION AND REPAIR PROCEDURE TO ADDRESS A MISALIGNMENT OF THE REAR UPPER AND LOWER WINDOW SASH WHICH MAY CAUSE THE FRONT DOOR GLASS TO BIND OR MOVE SLOWLY WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING. THIS CONDITION MAY ALSO CAUSE E

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February 7, 2013 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES AN INSPECTION AND REPAIR PROCEDURE TO ADDRESS A MISALIGNMENT OF THE REAR UPPER AND LOWER WINDOW SASH WHICH MAY CAUSE THE FRONT DOOR GLASS TO BIND OR MOVE SLOWLY WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING. THIS CONDITION MAY ALSO CAUSE E

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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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February 1, 2013 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

IF YOU ENCOUNTER A VEHICLE THAT HAS THE OIL TEMPERATURE WARNING LAMP FLASHING WITH P0751, P0756, P0761, P0766, P0771, P1840, P1841, P1842, P1843 OR P1844 STORED IN MEMORY AND POSSIBLY AN INTERMITTENT STALLING CONDITION, IT MAY BE THE RESULT

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January 26, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF REPROGRAMMING FILES FOR OPTIMIZING THE TCM LOGIC USED IN THE LISTED CVT-EQUIPPED VEHICLES. THIS NEW LOGIC PROVIDES ENHANCED CONTROL OF THE CVT PRIMARY PULLEY OIL PRESSURE CIRCUIT FOR AN INCREASED

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March 13, 2015 015100 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF A DESIGN CHANGE TO THE POWER STEERING PUMP TO ADDRESS CUSTOMER CONCERNS OF INCREASED STEERING EFFORT, ESPECIALLY IN COLD TEMPERATURES. REVISED TO SPECIFY H4 MODELS ONLY.

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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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March 13, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

REVISED B1650 DIAGNOSTICS AND ODS REZEROING PROCEDURE

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March 3, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

REVISED L/FRONT DASH SPEAKER GRILLE

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June 18, 2014 200000 WHEELS

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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May 7, 2014 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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March 3, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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April 22, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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August 9, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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August 8, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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February 20, 2015 010000 STEERING

SUBARU: IN ORDER TO ADDRESS THE CONCERNS OF INCREASED STEERING EFFORT, A DESIGN CHANGE TO THE POWER STEERING PUMP HAS BEEN MADE. *JS

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May 7, 2014 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

DESIGN CHANGE TO LOCK-UP TYPE TORQUE CONVERTER

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November 30, 2012 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SUBARU: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SOFTWARE CHANGE WILL NOT AFFECT FUEL ECONOMY OR PERFORMANCE, EVEN THOUGH A CORRECTION, FOR ENGINE CONTROL MODULE, HAS BEEN DEVELOPED FOR THE DEFICIENCY IN OBDII SYSTEM THERMOSTAT MONIT

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November 30, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUBARU: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SOFTWARE CHANGE WILL NOT AFFECT FUEL ECONOMY OR PERFORMANCE, EVEN THOUGH A CORRECTION, FOR ENGINE CONTROL MODULE, HAS BEEN DEVELOPED FOR THE DEFICIENCY IN OBDII SYSTEM THERMOSTAT MONIT

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December 6, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 26, 2012 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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October 23, 2012 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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October 10, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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