2016 SUBARU Forester

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

3 Recalls for 2016 SUBARU Forester

Recall Date Component Summary
October 3, 2019 AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Forester vehicles equipped with heated seats. An electrical connection in the front passenger seat for the Occupant Detection System (ODS) may loosen.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace the ODS sensor mat harness, free of charge. The recall began February 11, 2020. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WUM-98.

February 28, 2019 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Forester, 2008-2016 Impreza sedans, 2012-2016 Impreza station wagons, 2008-2014 WRX sedans (including STI), and 2013-2017 Crosstrek vehicles. Exposure to certain contaminants may cause the brake light switch to malfunction, preventing the brake lights from illuminating and also preventing keyless ignition vehicles from starting and CVT/automatic transmissions from being able to be shifted out of Park.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake light switch, free of charge. The recall began April 15, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WUE-90.

March 21, 2016 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 WRX vehicles manufactured April 10, 2015, to October 21, 2015, and Forester 2.0XT vehicles manufactured April 10, 2015, to October 20, 2015. The turbocharger air intake duct may crack and possibly result in an engine stall.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the turbocharger air intake duct, and replace it as necessary, free of charge, depending on the lot number found on the duct. The recall began April 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for this recall is WTA-62.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2016 SUBARU Forester

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248 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2016 SUBARU Forester

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Date Component  
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11416296
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11415823
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11015021
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11408335
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11407292
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11404721
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11402966
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11397394
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11397394
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11397997
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11397394
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11396067
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10918643
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10909317
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10910596
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10909959
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10992796
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10981716
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10981165
STEERING
ODI Number: 10983206
TIRES
ODI Number: 10978472
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11015021
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10904762
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 10903443
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10904589
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10897752
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10896488
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10896771
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10895441
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10966681
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10957292
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10955329
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10957367
POWER TRAIN | STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10945743
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11395298
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11394412
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11390652
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11389839
AIR BAGS | SEATS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11384981
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11384193
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11378295
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11383395
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11383888
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11383476
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS | LANE DEPARTURE: WARNING | STEERING
ODI Number: 11377388
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11376325
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11377671
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10940078
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10933997
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10935808
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10926830
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10928689
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10928684
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11372759
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11372402
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11364886
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:COLUMN SHIFT ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 11361857
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11362183
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11363563
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11362843
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11355412
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11360436
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11355559
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11360224
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11355479
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11354067
STEERING
ODI Number: 11353339
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11352657
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11351296
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11351980
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 11353749
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11348375
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11350630
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11349491
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11349216
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11351098
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11343912
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11339614
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11340455
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11331207
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11337599
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11337719
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11338218
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11331930
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11330068
VISIBILITY | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11330062
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11326779
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11324790
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11326919
STEERING | STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11323214
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318018
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11317777
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11316297
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318155
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318154
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11318332
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11318532
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11310940
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11315534
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11310783
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11310963
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEATS
ODI Number: 11315916
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11307806
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11307785
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11309279
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11307297
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11300624
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11291954
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11290532
AIR BAGS | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SEATS
ODI Number: 11289210
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11288945
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11282979
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11280211
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271531
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11271328
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11271379
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11246651
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11244774
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11246210
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11246720
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11252254
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11246704
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243099
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243238
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243218
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11243035
AIR BAGS | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11243025
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243337
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243482
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11244497
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11241208
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11232866
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11233441
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11268238
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11269271
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11268735
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11265439
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11265770
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11265760
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11266423
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11265402
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11265395
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11266559
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11266030
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11255486
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11257181
STEERING
ODI Number: 11257494
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11256887
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11256044
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11257422
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11257417
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11257708
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11252944
SERVICE BRAKES | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11252753
ENGINE | STEERING | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11252433
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11254108
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11209233
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11204039
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11196601
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11203701
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11196017
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11203039
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11202977
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11193063
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11194452
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11194451
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11194078
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11192564
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11229533
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11231461
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11230006
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 11221676
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11228633
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11221262
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11218540
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11220665
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11209698
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11217750
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11210403
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11210378
POWER TRAIN | STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11170583
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11165089
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11163793
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11156964
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11162980
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11161972
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11161892
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11132985
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11132777
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11129380
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11131785
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11129391
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEATS
ODI Number: 11124557
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11128310
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11123966
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11123166
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11129115
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11121770
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11098416
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11091632
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11085156
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11191501
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | POWER TRAIN | STEERING
ODI Number: 11186271
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11187177
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11187219
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11175921
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11083794
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11081286
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11075239
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11071622
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11067171
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11072671
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11073912
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11152921
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11150824
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11151505
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11150304
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11141651
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11119607
TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11118485
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11118959
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11113183
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11105070
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11054087
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11052876
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11052638
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11048323
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11041443
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11022077
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10891833
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10885629
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10887453
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10885007
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10872376
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10854551
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10852172
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10850772
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10852636
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10849902
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10825580
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10822403
SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10823231
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10818271
STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10810175
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10810511
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
ODI Number: 10805789
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10788343
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10958000
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4 Investigations for 2016 SUBARU Forester

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
AIR BAGS
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

464 Service Alerts for 2016 SUBARU Forester

Date Description
April 6, 2022 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.

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

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).

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

September 24, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers).

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

January 2, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Bulletin announces design changes to the engine oil and CVT fluid drain plugs.

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

February 18, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Going forward when a customer⿿s vehicle is equipped with a DCM that does not have Software version ID DCM_06.00.17_20190816 installed and they wish to subscribe to Starlink Telematics Service, the DCM must be replaced.

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

January 2, 2022 061571 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION:SUMP/TANK:DRAIN PLUG

This Bulletin announces design changes to the engine oil and CVT fluid drain plugs.

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

December 21, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

This bulletin announces a design change made to the front stabilizer bushings.

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

November 15, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park.

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

October 14, 2021 050000 PARKING BRAKE

(Subaru Retailers) As part of Subaru⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is announcing an extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for the CVT Parking Switch for certain 2015-2018 MY Legacy, Outback

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

October 14, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

(Subaru Retailers) As part of Subaru⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is announcing an extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for the CVT Parking Switch for certain 2015-2018 MY Legacy, Outback

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

October 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

(Subaru Retailers) As part of Subaru⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is announcing an extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for the CVT Parking Switch for certain 2015-2018 MY Legacy, Outback

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

October 14, 2021 050000 PARKING BRAKE

(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 CVT Parking Brake Switch.

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

October 14, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

(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 CVT Parking Brake Switch.

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

October 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

(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 CVT Parking Brake Switch.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

October 7, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces an additional service procedure for timing chain and / or cam sprocket replacement on FA and FB type engines.

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

October 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces an additional service procedure for timing chain and / or cam sprocket replacement on FA and FB type engines.

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

October 19, 2021 050000 PARKING BRAKE

This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park.

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

October 19, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park.

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

February 22, 2021 204000 WHEELS:HUB

This bulletin announces availability of new front wheel hub assemblies incorporating bearing surfaces having increased resistance to imperfections resulting from shock loads.

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

February 22, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new front wheel hub assemblies incorporating bearing surfaces having increased resistance to imperfections resulting from shock loads.

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

February 22, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new front wheel hub assemblies incorporating bearing surfaces having increased resistance to imperfections resulting from shock loads.

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

September 24, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers).

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

September 24, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers).

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

September 29, 2021 200000 WHEELS

This bulletin announces a change made to the wheel lug nuts.

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

January 19, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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.

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

January 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information related to the telematics system’s Automatic Collision Notification (ACN) and Advanced Automatic Collision Notification (AACN) feature operation, diagnostic tips, and best practices.

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

January 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces a design change made to the front seat hinge bolts.

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

January 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

January 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

January 12, 2021 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

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

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

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 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

August 4, 2021 150000 SEAT BELTS

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame.

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August 4, 2021 220000 SEATS

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame.

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

August 30, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers).

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

August 30, 2021 081100 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers).

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

July 27, 2021 010000 STEERING

As part of Subaru⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is announcingan extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for the Electronic Power Steering (EPS) GearBox Assembly for certain 2012-2018 MY vehic

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

July 30, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces the availability of Engine Control Module (ECM) reprograming files to correct DTC P015A and/or P015B.

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

July 30, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the availability of Engine Control Module (ECM) reprograming files to correct DTC P015A and/or P015B.

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July 26, 2021 010000 STEERING

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 Electronic Power Steering Gear Box Assembly.

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July 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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 Electronic Power Steering Gear Box Assembly.

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

July 26, 2021 010000 STEERING

As part of Subaru⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is announcing an extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for the Electronic Power Steering Gear Box Assembly for certain 2012-2018 MY vehicles.

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

July 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

As part of Subaru⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is announcing an extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for the Electronic Power Steering Gear Box Assembly for certain 2012-2018 MY vehicles.

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

July 30, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units.

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

July 30, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units.

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

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 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Gen1 Telematics Reprogramming for 3G Sunset.

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June 25, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information to help diagnose and address different conditions relating to customer concerns which may arise when operating the new-generation ⿿Gen 2⿝ and ⿿Gen 2.1⿝ F10 Navigation and Display Audio systems.

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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 28, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers).

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

June 23, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

June 7, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin outlines changes in the service procedure for replacement of the Power Rear Gate control module.

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

June 7, 2021 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This bulletin outlines changes in the service procedure for replacement of the Power Rear Gate control module.

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

June 2, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units.

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

June 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin outlines changes in the service procedure for engine oil pressure inspection.

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October 1, 2015 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Tehnical Suppurt Guide Gen 2.0 & 2.1 Micro SD Navigation (AVN) Gen 2.0 & 2.1 Display Audio (DA)

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May 21, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units.

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

May 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units.

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

May 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components.

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

May 5, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

April 13, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Vehicles equipped with manual transmission and push-button start will follow DCM replacement procedure as outlined in TSB 15-279-21: Gen1 Telematics DCM Replacement for 3G Sunset which is applicable to manual transmission vehicles with push

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

April 13, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Vehicles equipped with manual transmission and push-button start will follow DCM replacement procedure as outlined in TSB 15-279-21: Gen1 Telematics DCM Replacement for 3G Sunset which is applicable to manual transmission vehicles with push

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

March 25, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Gen1 Telematics Reprogramming for 3G Sunset.

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March 31, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

This bulletin announces a design change made to the forward bushing used in the front lower control arm to address customer concerns of a rattle-type sound and / or a possible vibration felt in the steering wheel.

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March 15, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program for certain 2016 model year Forester, Impreza, Crosstrek, Legacy, and Outback vehicles equipped with Telematics (STARLINK). Subaru has determined that vehicles affected by thi

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

October 9, 2020 162600 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

We recently informed retailers and customers of an extension to the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for 2014-2018 Forester Rear Gate Stays.

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

December 21, 2020 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed involving ⿿Gen 2⿝ F10 Navigation and Display Audio units w

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

December 15, 2020 150000 SEAT BELTS

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame.

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

December 15, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame.

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

December 15, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame.

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

February 4, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM).

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

February 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM).

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

February 22, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin announces availability of new front wheel hub assemblies incorporating bearing surfaces having increased resistance to imperfections resulting from shock loads.

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January 26, 2021 220000 SEATS

This bulletin announces a design change made to the front seat hinge bolts.

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

December 15, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame.

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

December 15, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame.

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

December 2, 2020 200000 WHEELS

This bulletin announces a design change made to the rear wheel / brake backing plates.

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

January 12, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

January 12, 2021 150000 SEAT BELTS

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame.

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

January 12, 2021 220000 SEATS

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame.

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

January 19, 2021 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.

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

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information related to the telematics system’s Automatic Collision Notification (ACN) and Advanced Automatic Collision Notification (AACN) feature operation, diagnostic tips, and best practices.

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

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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program for certain 2016 model year Forester, Impreza, Crosstrek, Legacy, and Outback vehicles equipped with Telematics (STARLINK). Subaru has determined that vehicles affected by t

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

February 1, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin provides a procedure for replacement of the black foam rubber insulating cushions for the roof spoiler.

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

February 1, 2021 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

This bulletin provides a service procedure to address customer concerns of a rattling-type sound\ coming from the defroster vent grille area of the instrument panel (IP) near the base of the windshield.

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

February 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis and repair of DTC P0300 which may result from fluctuation of the alternator’s current output outside of the specified limits.

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February 1, 2021 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

This Service Information bulletin announces availability of a new front brake pad shim kit to specifically address customer concerns of a squeaking or squealing sound on the models listed above.

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

November 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

December 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed involving ⿿Gen 2⿝ F10 Navigation and Display Audio units w

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

December 15, 2020 200000 WHEELS

This Service Information Bulletin announces a change made to the wheel lug nuts.

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

December 15, 2020 150000 SEAT BELTS

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame.

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

December 15, 2020 220000 SEATS

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame.

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

January 22, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide procedures for the diagnosis and repair of oil seepage which may be coming from the timing chain cover, front camshaft cap, camshaft carrier, and/or upper oil pan.

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December 2, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

This bulletin announces a design change made to the rear wheel / brake backing plates.

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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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May 13, 2020 022110 SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to replace the rear coil springs on certain 2014-2016 model year Forester vehicles.

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

May 4, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This service information bulletin announces availability of an enhancenment to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed equipped with F10 7″ Navigation and 7″ display audio head units.

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

May 4, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This service information bulletin announces availability of an enhancenment to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed equipped with F10 7″ Navigation and 7″ display audio head units.

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

May 8, 2020 150000 SEAT BELTS

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame.

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

May 8, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame.

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

May 5, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a design change made to the Slide Rail components of the left and right front power seat frame / track assemblies used on the models listed.

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

May 5, 2020 220000 SEATS

This bulletin announces a design change made to the Slide Rail components of the left and right front power seat frame / track assemblies used on the models listed.

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

May 5, 2020 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

This bulletin announces a design change made to the Slide Rail components of the left and right front power seat frame / track assemblies used on the models listed.

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

August 31, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty for the rear gate stays on the listed models and model years. This will apply to Forester models with or without the power rea

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

August 24, 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

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

August 12, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin provides new inspection and repair procedures for AVCS (Active Valve Control System) -related DTCs on the FA and FB engine equipped models listed above. The applicable Service Manuals will be revised with t

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

August 12, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Service Information bulletin provides new inspection and repair procedures for AVCS (Active Valve Control System) -related DTCs on the FA and FB engine equipped models listed above. The applicable Service Manuals will be revised with t

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

August 12, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This Service Information bulletin provides new inspection and repair procedures for AVCS (Active Valve Control System) -related DTCs on the FA and FB engine equipped models listed above. The applicable Service Manuals will be revised with t

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

August 12, 2016 112000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

This bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis and repair of DTC P0300 which may result from fluctuation of the alternator?s current output outside of the specified limits.

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

August 12, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis and repair of DTC P0300 which may result from fluctuation of the alternator?s current output outside of the specified limits.

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

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.

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

October 9, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty for the rear gate stays on the listed models and model years.

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

October 9, 2020 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty for the rear gate stays on the listed models and model years.

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

October 9, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty for the rear gate stays on the listed models and model years.

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

October 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty for the rear gate stays on the listed models and model years.

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

October 9, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

We recently informed retailers and customers of an extension to the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for 2014-2018 Forester Rear Gate Stays.

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

October 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

We recently informed retailers and customers of an extension to the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for 2014-2018 Forester Rear Gate Stays.

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

April 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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.

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

August 31, 2020 200000 WHEELS

This bulletin announces availability of new front wheel hub assemblies incorporating bearing surfaces having increased resistance to imperfections resulting from shock loads.

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

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.

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

October 13, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed involving ⿿Gen 2⿝ F10 Navigation and Display Audio units

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

October 13, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed involving ⿿Gen 2⿝ F10 Navigation and Display Audio units

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

July 16, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin provides helpful procedures and best practices to utilize when customers present with concerns relating to the operation of their Gen 2 Telematics system equipped Subaru.

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

July 16, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information Bulletin provides helpful procedures and best practices to utilize when customers present with concerns relating to the operation of their Gen 2 Telematics system equipped Subaru.

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

July 16, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This document discusses some of the conditions that may trigger an Automatic Collision Notification (CAN) (Gen1) or Advanced Automatic Collision Notification (AACN) (Gen2), without a collision, airbag deployment, or accident taking place.

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

July 16, 2020 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

This document discusses some of the conditions that may trigger an Automatic Collision Notification (CAN) (Gen1) or Advanced Automatic Collision Notification (AACN) (Gen2), without a collision, airbag deployment, or accident taking place.

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

November 8, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain Crosstrek, Forester, Impreza, and WRX vehicles to replace the brake lamp switch. A total of 1,303,530 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

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

November 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain Crosstrek, Forester, Impreza, and WRX vehicles to replace the brake lamp switch. A total of 1,303,530 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

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

November 8, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain Crosstrek, Forester, Impreza, and WRX vehicles to replace the brake lamp switch. A total of 1,303,530 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

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

January 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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

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.

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

January 31, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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December 5, 2019 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign/ voluntary emissions recall for certain 2015-2018 Forester 2.0L Turbo and 2016-2018 WRX models which may experience a loosening of the fornt exhaust pip nuts.

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December 4, 2019 220000 SEATS

Customer concern claim submission for WUM-98 prior to supply of harness (recall) parts.

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December 10, 2019 220000 SEATS

WUM-98 Harness (Recall) parts. Harness inventory (Part# 64084SG23A) is now available and must be ordered through PRIME– Retailer order levels are on Subarnet under Recalls & Campaigns. If available, seat cushions can continue to be ordered

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November 21, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Interim Owner Notification WUM-98 Forester Passenger-side Front Airbag ODS Recall.

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November 21, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

Interim Owner Notification WUM-98 Forester Passenger-side Front Airbag ODS Recall.

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November 21, 2019 220000 SEATS

Interim Owner Notification WUM-98 Forester Passenger-side Front Airbag ODS Recall.

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November 21, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Interim Owner Notification WUM-98 Forester Passenger-side Front Airbag ODS Recall.

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

December 13, 2019 220000 SEATS

Harness inventory (Part# 64084SG23A) is now available and must be ordered through PRIME — Retailer order levels are on Subarunet under Recalls & Campaigns. If available, seat cushions can continue to be ordered and used to satisfy the reca

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December 13, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of a new HVAC blower motor unit assemblies developed to address isolated concerns of the blower motor becoming inoperative. If this issues occurs on models with Auto A/C, the blower fan may become totall

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December 13, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

This bulletin announces availability of a new HVAC blower motor unit assemblies developed to address isolated concerns of the blower motor becoming inoperative. If this issues occurs on models with Auto A/C, the blower fan may become totall

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December 20, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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 Claims Policie

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February 7, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

Owner notification WUT-05 Forester rear coil springs customer satisfaction service program.

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February 7, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Owner notification WUK-96 DIT exhaust pipe front (EPF) nut torque service campaign/voluntary emission recall.

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February 7, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

Owner notification WUM-98 Forester Passenger-side Front Airbag ODS Recall.

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

March 26, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2018 Forester 2.0L Turbo and 2016-2018 WRX models which may experience a loosening of the front exhaust pipe nuts.

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

March 26, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2018 Forester 2.0L Turbo and 2016-2018 WRX models which may experience a loosening of the front exhaust pipe nuts.

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

March 26, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2018 Forester 2.0L Turbo and 2016-2018 WRX models which may experience a loosening of the front exhaust pipe nuts.

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

March 24, 2020 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

This bulletin announces availability of new interior door handles which will address isolated concerns of the chrome finish peeling.

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March 24, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This bulletin announces availability of new interior door handles which will address isolated concerns of the chrome finish peeling.

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March 24, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new interior door handles which will address isolated concerns of the chrome finish peeling.

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March 3, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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 3, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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 3, 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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March 2, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recal

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

March 2, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recal

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

March 2, 2020 220000 SEATS

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recal

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

February 7, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to replace the rear coil springs on certain 2014-2016 model year Forester vehicles.

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February 27, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving an F10 Navigation and Display Audio units with

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February 27, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving an F10 Navigation and Display Audio units with

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

February 19, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving the Clarion Display Audio unit with 6.2″ display.

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February 21, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin announces availability of new shift forks and the corresponding sleeve and hub assembly to address isolated customer concerns of a rattling / vibration -type sound from the shift knob. The sound is primarily reported while dri

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January 30, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of a new vacuum hose assembly for the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) system incorporating improved sealing to prevent potential oil seepage.

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January 30, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

This Service Information Bulletin announces part number change information for the rear suspension coil springs used on the models listed.

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January 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information Bulletin announces part number change information for the rear suspension coil springs used on the models listed.

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January 22, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to replace the rear coil springs on certain 2014-2016 model year Forester vehicles.

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January 22, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to replace the rear coil springs on certain 2014-2016 model year Forester vehicles.

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

January 20, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (subaru) is initiating a service program to replace the rear coil springs on certain 2014-2016 model year Forester vehicles.

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January 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated into the airbag system.

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January 17, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated into the airbag system.

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January 17, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated into the airbag system.

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January 17, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated into the airbag system.

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January 6, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The available inventory update for the WUM-98 harness

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January 6, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

The available inventory update for the WUM-98 harness

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January 6, 2020 220000 SEATS

The available inventory update for the WUM-98 harness

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March 10, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

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

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

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March 10, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 10, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

March 6, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to replace the rear coil springs on certain 2014-2016 model year Forester vehicles.

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

November 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Parts availabilty for Forester Occupant Detection System (WUM-98). Subaru of America, Inc. is pleased to announce immediate availbilty and release of current stock of Forester seat cushions.

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

November 1, 2019 220000 SEATS

Parts availabilty for Forester Occupant Detection System (WUM-98). Subaru of America, Inc. is pleased to announce immediate availbilty and release of current stock of Forester seat cushions.

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

November 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Updated- Retailer preowned reimbursement program WUM-98 Forester Occupant Detection System (ODS).

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November 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Updated- Retailer preowned reimbursement program WUM-98 Forester Occupant Detection System (ODS).

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November 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

To assist with customer inquiries regarding the ODS recall, please use the attached list of answers to questions you can expect in the coming days.

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November 1, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

To assist with customer inquiries regarding the ODS recall, please use the attached list of answers to questions you can expect in the coming days.

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March 27, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update: Owner notification WUK-96 DIT exhaust pipe front (EPF) nut torque service campaign/voluntary emissions recall.

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February 11, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). The new logic will address isolated concerns of a hard start condition occurring in cold weather (+10 degrees Fahrenheit or lower) and

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February 11, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). The new logic will address isolated concerns of a hard start condition occurring in cold weather (+10 degrees Fahrenheit or lower) and

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

February 11, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). These new files address concerns of the check engine light coming on and setting a DTC P0400: EGR ⿿A⿝ FLOW. The DTC can set if the

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February 11, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). These new files address concerns of the check engine light coming on and setting a DTC P0400: EGR ⿿A⿝ FLOW. The DTC can set if the

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March 19, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated into the airbag system.

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

March 19, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

This bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated into the airbag system.

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

March 19, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated into the airbag system.

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March 19, 2020 200000 WHEELS

This service information bulletin outlines a procedure for Subaru Special Tool Kit number J-53014.

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March 19, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This service information bulletin outlines a procedure for Subaru Special Tool Kit number J-53014.

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

October 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America Inc.. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 365,515 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recal

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

October 8, 2019 143100 AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

Subaru of America Inc.. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 365,515 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recal

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

October 22, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recal

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

October 22, 2019 143100 AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recal

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

October 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 355,151 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recal

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

October 8, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 355,151 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recal

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

October 8, 2019 141320 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 355,151 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recal

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

February 28, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Avaiability of 64084SG23A- WUM-98 Sensor Harness kit has stabilized and sufficient quantities are currently available to complete all remaining repairs for this recall.

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December 9, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units. When the user plays a pre-reco
15-

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October 8, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

To support our retailers partners currently stocking certain 2015-2018MY pre-owned Subaru Forester vehicle affected by the WUM-98 ODS recall announced on October 8, 2019, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is pleased to provide financial assista

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

October 8, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

To support our retailers partners currently stocking certain 2015-2018MY pre-owned Subaru Forester vehicle affected by the WUM-98 ODS recall announced on October 8, 2019, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is pleased to provide financial assista

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

October 8, 2019 143100 AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

To support our retailers partners currently stocking certain 2015-2018MY pre-owned Subaru Forester vehicle affected by the WUM-98 ODS recall announced on October 8, 2019, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is pleased to provide financial assista

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

September 30, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

This bulletin announces a design change made to the rear wheel / brake backing plates. Under certain circumstances, some customers may have a concern regarding a howling-type sound from the rear of the vehicle later diagnosed as a faulty

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September 30, 2019 200000 WHEELS

This bulletin announces a design change made to the rear wheel / brake backing plates. Under certain circumstances, some customers may have a concern regarding a howling-type sound from the rear of the vehicle later diagnosed as a faulty

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September 30, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

This bulletin announces a design change made to the front door glass run channels. Water can enter the run channels and cause a stick-slip (judder) condition to occur as the door glass opens and closes. The judder is transferred through t

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September 20, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

The purpose of this Bulletin is to provide procedures for the diagnosis and repair of oil seepage which may be coming from the timing chain cover, front camshaft cap, camshaft carrier and / or upper oil pan. There are five areas that sho

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April 23, 2019 113100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID

This bulletin announces part information for new Active Valve Control System (AVCS) oil control solenoid valves (OCV) which contain a redesigned internal oil seal. The new seal will eliminate potential oil seepage into the wire harness conn

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April 23, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This bulletin announces part information for new Active Valve Control System (AVCS) oil control solenoid valves (OCV) which contain a redesigned internal oil seal. The new seal will eliminate potential oil seepage into the wire harness conn

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April 24, 2019 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain Crosstrek, Forester, Impreza, and WRX vehicles to replace the brake lamp switch. A total of 1,303,530 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

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

May 2, 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 ? Unable to re

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

May 2, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

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 ? Unable to re

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

March 13, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service information bulletin announces a design change made to the Cargo Net ? Rear Replacement Hardware Kit (F551SAG301). The new part number is F551SAN010. The change was made to address concerns regarding the ?mushroom? anchors eith

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March 13, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Service information bulletin announces a design change made to the Cargo Net ? Rear Replacement Hardware Kit (F551SAG301). The new part number is F551SAN010. The change was made to address concerns regarding the ?mushroom? anchors eith

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March 8, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This Service Information bulletin provides new inspection and repair procedures for AVCS (Active Valve Control System) -related DTCs on the FA and FB engine equipped models listed above. The applicable Service Manuals will be revised with t

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March 8, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This Service Information bulletin provides new inspection and repair procedures for AVCS (Active Valve Control System) -related DTCs on the FA and FB engine equipped models listed above. The applicable Service Manuals will be revised with t

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

March 1, 2019 125100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain Crosstrek, Forester, Impreza, and WRX vehicles to replace the brake lamp switch. A total of 1,303,530 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

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

June 3, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio units

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

June 3, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio units

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

August 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ⿿Gen 2⿝ F10 Navigation and Display Audio u

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August 8, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ⿿Gen 2⿝ F10 Navigation and Display Audio u

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August 5, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of a new Engine Control Module (ECM) for the models listed above designed to address DTC P2610: ⿿ECM/PCM ENGINE OFF TIMER PERFORMANCE⿝. Under certain RARE conditions, an electrostatic surge may influ

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August 5, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of a new Engine Control Module (ECM) for the models listed above designed to address DTC P2610: ⿿ECM/PCM ENGINE OFF TIMER PERFORMANCE⿝. Under certain RARE conditions, an electrostatic surge may influ

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May 8, 2019 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain Crosstrek, Forester, Impreza, and WRX vehicles to replace the brake lamp switch. A total of 1,303,530 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

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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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April 25, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units.

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April 25, 2019 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units.

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April 25, 2019 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units.

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August 29, 2019 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 likely sources of the seepage to be the sealant used on the CVT⿿
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June 27, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This Service Information bulletin provides new inspection and repair procedures for AVCS (Active Valve Control System) -related DTCs on the FA and FB engine equipped models listed above. The applicable Service Manuals will be revised with t

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August 23, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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 Claims Policie

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August 23, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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 Claims Policie

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August 23, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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 Claims Policie

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March 4, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides a procedure to follow for addressing customer concerns of a shuddering condition or chattering -type sound heard or felt when making sharp turns. If an applicable vehicle presents with the condition as described, it i

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March 4, 2019 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

This bulletin provides a procedure to follow for addressing customer concerns of a shuddering condition or chattering -type sound heard or felt when making sharp turns. If an applicable vehicle presents with the condition as described, it i

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March 4, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides a procedure to follow for addressing customer concerns of a shuddering condition or chattering -type sound heard or felt when making sharp turns. If an applicable vehicle presents with the condition as described, it i

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July 9, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SOA has received multiple requests for additional 83399Fj000rt BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH tools and now has sufficient stock to allow retailers to place orders for single tools.

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July 9, 2019 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

SOA has received multiple requests for additional 83399Fj000rt BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH tools and now has sufficient stock to allow retailers to place orders for single tools.

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July 9, 2019 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

SOA has received multiple requests for additional 83399Fj000rt BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH tools and now has sufficient stock to allow retailers to place orders for single tools.

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July 9, 2019 125100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

SOA has received multiple requests for additional 83399Fj000rt BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH tools and now has sufficient stock to allow retailers to place orders for single tools.

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May 28, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

This Service Information bulletin provides a revised Step to follow when diagnosing a DTC B2513- LATCH CONDITION FAILURE. The number of wiring checks found in Step 9 has been reduced from six to three as shown in the illustration below. The

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May 28, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin provides a revised Step to follow when diagnosing a DTC B2513- LATCH CONDITION FAILURE. The number of wiring checks found in Step 9 has been reduced from six to three as shown in the illustration below. The

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May 21, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newletter.

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May 28, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change made to the TGV assemblies used on the Forester Turbo models and WRXs listed above. Condensation resulting from EGR system operation may enter the area between the TGV shaft and be

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May 28, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change made to the TGV assemblies used on the Forester Turbo models and WRXs listed above. Condensation resulting from EGR system operation may enter the area between the TGV shaft and be

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July 23, 2019 020000 SUSPENSION

This Service Information Bulletin announces a change made to the rear subframe retaining bolts used on the models listed above. The design changes provide the bolt with an increased durability against rust.

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July 23, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

This Service Information Bulletin announces a change made to the rear subframe retaining bolts used on the models listed above. The design changes provide the bolt with an increased durability against rust.

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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
07-15

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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
07-15

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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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July 30, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of a new Engine Control Module (ECM) for the models listed above designed to address DTC P2610: ⿿ECM/PCM ENGINE OFF TIMER PERFORMANCE⿝. Under certain RARE conditions, an electrostatic surge may influ

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July 30, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces availability of a new Engine Control Module (ECM) for the models listed above designed to address DTC P2610: ⿿ECM/PCM ENGINE OFF TIMER PERFORMANCE⿝. Under certain RARE conditions, an electrostatic surge may influ

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July 26, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

All 2015-2017 MY vehicles with Fujitsu TEN (F10) 7in. Multimedia Navigation (AVN) & Display Audio Units. This bulletin provides information to help diagnose and address different conditions relating to customer concerns which may arise when

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July 26, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

All 2015-2017 MY vehicles with Fujitsu TEN (F10) 7in. Multimedia Navigation (AVN) & Display Audio Units. This bulletin provides information to help diagnose and address different conditions relating to customer concerns which may arise when

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February 20, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These new files will address customer concerns of: ? Spark knock (ping) during high intake air temperature operation ? Surge on acceleration due to phantom

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February 20, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park. The cause is contaminati

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February 20, 2019 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park. The cause is contaminati

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February 20, 2019 116300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park. The cause is contaminati

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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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January 11, 2019 010000 STEERING

This bulletin provides helpful tips to simplify the diagnosis of sound concerns originating in the electronic power steering (EPS) gearbox (steering rack) assembly. If a vehicle presents with a ?rattling?, ?knocking? or possibly a ?clanging

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January 11, 2019 014200 STEERING:RACK AND PINION:RACK

This bulletin provides helpful tips to simplify the diagnosis of sound concerns originating in the electronic power steering (EPS) gearbox (steering rack) assembly. If a vehicle presents with a ?rattling?, ?knocking? or possibly a ?clanging

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January 11, 2019 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

This bulletin provides helpful tips to simplify the diagnosis of sound concerns originating in the electronic power steering (EPS) gearbox (steering rack) assembly. If a vehicle presents with a ?rattling?, ?knocking? or possibly a ?clanging

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

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October 12, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving the Clarion Display Audio unit with 6.2? display.

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October 12, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving the Clarion Display Audio unit with 6.2? display.

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October 12, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving the Clarion Display Audio unit with 6.2? display.

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October 9, 2018 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

This bulletin provides a service procedure to address a gap between the top edge of the door and the instrument panel on the models listed as shown in the photo below. The gap may also make the glove box door difficult to close fully.There

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October 9, 2018 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This bulletin provides a service procedure to address a gap between the top edge of the door and the instrument panel on the models listed as shown in the photo below. The gap may also make the glove box door difficult to close fully.There

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October 2, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units. When the user plays a pre-recorded C

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October 2, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units. When the user plays a pre-recorded C

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

October 9, 2018 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

This bulletin provides a service procedure to address a gap between the top edge of the door and the instrument panel on the models listed as shown in the photo below. The gap may also make the glove box door difficult to close fully.There

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October 9, 2018 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

This bulletin provides a service procedure to address a gap between the top edge of the door and the instrument panel on the models listed as shown in the photo below. The gap may also make the glove box door difficult to close fully.There

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October 9, 2018 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

This bulletin provides a service procedure to address a gap between the top edge of the door and the instrument panel on the models listed as shown in the photo below. The gap may also make the glove box door difficult to close fully.There

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October 2, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units. When the user plays a pre-recorded C

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

October 2, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units. When the user plays a pre-recorded C

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

October 2, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units. When the user plays a pre-recorded C

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

December 28, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio units

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December 21, 2018 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the ECM and address isolated customer concerns of hesitation on acceleration. The new logic provides enhanced ignition timing control during Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR)

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December 21, 2018 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the ECM and address isolated customer concerns of hesitation on acceleration. The new logic provides enhanced ignition timing control during Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR)

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December 21, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the ECM and address isolated customer concerns of hesitation on acceleration. The new logic provides enhanced ignition timing control during Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR)

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February 22, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change made to the rubber timing hole access plug to improve its retention and prevent water intrusion into the converter case.

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May 31, 2018 010000 STEERING

This Service Information bulletin announces a running change made to the Steering Angle Sensor. The (new) -style originally used on Legacy and Outback has been adapted.

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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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April 4, 2016 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Turbo models only. Service Procedure Bulletin. The repair procedure will involve inspecting and possibly replacing the turbocharger air intake duct. Inspection of the turbocharger air intake duct lot number (date) molded on the duct will be

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April 4, 2016 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Turbo models only. Service Procedure Bulletin. The repair procedure will involve inspecting and possibly replacing the turbocharger air intake duct. Inspection of the turbocharger air intake duct lot number (date) molded on the duct will be

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April 4, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Turbo models only. Service Procedure Bulletin. The repair procedure will involve inspecting and possibly replacing the turbocharger air intake duct. Inspection of the turbocharger air intake duct lot number (date) molded on the duct will be

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April 4, 2016 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Turbo models only. Subject: Update ? Subaru Safety Recall Campaign/ STOP SALE: WTA?62 Turbo Engine Air Intake Duct. Owner Notification: All potentially affected vehicle owners will be notified by first class mail on or around April 15, 2

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April 4, 2016 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Turbo models only. Subject: Update ? Subaru Safety Recall Campaign/ STOP SALE: WTA?62 Turbo Engine Air Intake Duct. Owner Notification: All potentially affected vehicle owners will be notified by first class mail on or around April 15, 2

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April 4, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Turbo models only. Subject: Update ? Subaru Safety Recall Campaign/ STOP SALE: WTA?62 Turbo Engine Air Intake Duct. Owner Notification: All potentially affected vehicle owners will be notified by first class mail on or around April 15, 2

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April 1, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Revised TSB. Models with “Gen 2” F10 Audio/Navigation Systems. ?Gen 2? & ?Gen 2.1? Operating Tips. This bulletin provides information to help diagnose and address different s relating to customer concerns which may arise when operating

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February 9, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

2.0L Turbor Models only. This Service Information Bulletin announces design changes to the engine?s knock sensor which will help improve vehicle assembly line efficiency and increase durability. In some cases, the Check Engine light may

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February 6, 2018 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

2.0L Turbo Models only. This bulletin announces availability of a special turbocharger air intake duct designed to prevent EXTREMELY RARE occurrence of ice formation from condensation in the duct?s PCV system passages.

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February 6, 2018 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

2.0L Turbo Models only. This bulletin announces availability of a special turbocharger air intake duct designed to prevent EXTREMELY RARE occurrence of ice formation from condensation in the duct?s PCV system passages.

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February 6, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

2.0L Turbo Models only. This bulletin announces availability of a special turbocharger air intake duct designed to prevent EXTREMELY RARE occurrence of ice formation from condensation in the duct?s PCV system passages.

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February 13, 2018 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. The shutters of the vent grille are designed to open briefly and relieve cabin pressure when the doors are shut with

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February 13, 2018 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. The shutters of the vent grille are designed to open briefly and relieve cabin pressure when the doors are shut with

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February 13, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. The shutters of the vent grille are designed to open briefly and relieve cabin pressure when the doors are shut with

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February 9, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

2.0L Turbor Models only. This Service Information Bulletin announces design changes to the engine?s knock sensor which will help improve vehicle assembly line efficiency and increase durability. In some cases, the Check Engine light may

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February 9, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

2.0L Turbor Models only. This Service Information Bulletin announces design changes to the engine?s knock sensor which will help improve vehicle assembly line efficiency and increase durability. In some cases, the Check Engine light may

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April 28, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information bulletin provides IMPORTANT information regarding diagnosis and replacement (when applicable) of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM) along with a new claim submission requirement.

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April 28, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin provides IMPORTANT information regarding diagnosis and replacement (when applicable) of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM) along with a new claim submission requirement.

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April 25, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Although Fujitsu TEN (F10) Navigation units utilize an externally (faceplate) accessible MicroSD memory card, the MicroSD card used in Clarion display audio units is internal and not accessible. In the event a ?Check SD Memory Card? alert m

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April 25, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Although Fujitsu TEN (F10) Navigation units utilize an externally (faceplate) accessible MicroSD memory card, the MicroSD card used in Clarion display audio units is internal and not accessible. In the event a ?Check SD Memory Card? alert m

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April 25, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Only those vehicles with Telematics. Provisioning is the process by which the DCM receives the subscription request and activates the related DCM features requested as outlined in the specific subscription contract. If provisioning is not

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April 25, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Only those vehicles with Telematics. Provisioning is the process by which the DCM receives the subscription request and activates the related DCM features requested as outlined in the specific subscription contract. If provisioning is not

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April 14, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the availability of a new Air Conditioning compressor / clutch assembly to address customer concerns of the system not operating. Electrical windings located inside the clutch assembly have been changed to eliminate

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April 14, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

This bulletin announces the availability of a new Air Conditioning compressor / clutch assembly to address customer concerns of the system not operating. Electrical windings located inside the clutch assembly have been changed to eliminate

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April 18, 2016 220000 SEATS

This Service Information bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis of Occupant Detection System (ODS) DTC B1760 / Sensor Mat Abnormal. This information replaces the current procedure until the Service Manual is updated in the near future.

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April 18, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis of Occupant Detection System (ODS) DTC B1760 / Sensor Mat Abnormal. This information replaces the current procedure until the Service Manual is updated in the near future.

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April 18, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This Service Information bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis of Occupant Detection System (ODS) DTC B1760 / Sensor Mat Abnormal. This information replaces the current procedure until the Service Manual is updated in the near future.

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April 12, 2016 020000 SUSPENSION

This bulletin announces a design change to the front strut mounts intended to address customer concerns of a popping-type sound which may be heard when making low speed turns.

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July 30, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio units with 7? display. The procedure will involve downloading the applicable software update fi

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November 21, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio units

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November 21, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio units

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November 21, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio units

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November 21, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the extensive revisions made to the information originally contained in this bulletin, a new bulletin, 15-205-16 has been issued. Please refer to this new bulletin for the latest information regarding this condition.

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November 21, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the extensive revisions made to the information originally contained in this bulletin, a new bulletin, 15-205-16 has been issued. Please refer to this new bulletin for the latest information regarding this condition.

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November 21, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the extensive revisions made to the information originally contained in this bulletin, a new bulletin, 15-205-16 has been issued. Please refer to this new bulletin for the latest information regarding this condition.

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November 30, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces a design change to the USB connector inside the USB-AUX unit to address customer concerns of the USB cable becoming stuck and / or difficult to remove.

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November 30, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin announces a design change to the USB connector inside the USB-AUX unit to address customer concerns of the USB cable becoming stuck and / or difficult to remove.

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November 29, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

USB Device Not Recognized on Fujitsu-Ten (F10) 7? Display Navigation and Display Audio Units. This bulletin announces availability of a new auxiliary USB unit to address customer concerns where the 7? Display Audio or Audio Navigation he

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November 29, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

USB Device Not Recognized on Fujitsu-Ten (F10) 7? Display Navigation and Display Audio Units. This bulletin announces availability of a new auxiliary USB unit to address customer concerns where the 7? Display Audio or Audio Navigation he

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

USB Device Not Recognized on Fujitsu-Ten (F10) 7? Display Navigation and Display Audio Units. This bulletin announces availability of a new auxiliary USB unit to address customer concerns where the 7? Display Audio or Audio Navigation he

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May 24, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Models with Fujitsu-TEN / FTEN / (F10) Gen2 Navigation System only. Fujitsu-TEN / FTEN / (F10) Navigation: Voice Recognition Concerns with Finding Addresses in Some Metro Areas.

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May 18, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This bulletin provides information to help diagnose and address different conditions relating to customer concerns which may arise when operating the new-generation ?Gen 2? and ?Gen 2.1? F10 Navigation and Display Audio systems.

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May 18, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

This bulletin provides information to help diagnose and address different conditions relating to customer concerns which may arise when operating the new-generation ?Gen 2? and ?Gen 2.1? F10 Navigation and Display Audio systems.

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September 27, 2018 010000 STEERING

This Service Information bulletin provides helpful tips to simplify the diagnosis of sound concerns originating in the electronic power steering (EPS) gearbox (steering rack) assembly. If a vehicle presents with a ?rattling?, ?knocking? or

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September 27, 2018 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

A design change was made to the blower motor assembly to address the following customer concerns: ? Blower fan is either inoperative or only operates on high speed. ? Excessive rotational-type sound heard when the fan is operating.

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September 18, 2018 125100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

This Service Information 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

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September 6, 2018 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 origi

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April 26, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

When ordering exchange units from Fujitsu Ten through their online web site, some new information will soon be requested and in some cases required. To assist with that, a new Bluetooth Interview Form is available to facilitate the completi

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April 26, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

When ordering exchange units from Fujitsu Ten through their online web site, some new information will soon be requested and in some cases required. To assist with that, a new Bluetooth Interview Form is available to facilitate the completi

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April 26, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

When ordering exchange units from Fujitsu Ten through their online web site, some new information will soon be requested and in some cases required. To assist with that, a new Bluetooth Interview Form is available to facilitate the completi

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April 27, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Reminder: Only those vehicles with Telematics. On Friday, April 15, 2016, a letter will be sent out to a select group of customers regarding their current SUBARU STARLINK subscription. The letter will inform the customer that their serv

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April 27, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Reminder: Only those vehicles with Telematics. On Friday, April 15, 2016, a letter will be sent out to a select group of customers regarding their current SUBARU STARLINK subscription. The letter will inform the customer that their serv

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April 15, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Only those vehicles with Telematics. On Friday, April 15, 2016, a letter will be sent out to a select group of customers regarding their current SUBARU STARLINK subscription. The letter will inform the customer that their services may no

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April 15, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Only those vehicles with Telematics. On Friday, April 15, 2016, a letter will be sent out to a select group of customers regarding their current SUBARU STARLINK subscription. The letter will inform the customer that their services may no

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April 4, 2016 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Subaru Safety Recall Campaign/ STOP SALE: WTA?62 Turbo Engine Air Intake Duct. The turbocharger air intake duct on affected vehicles may have been produced with incorrect material that is susceptible to cracking.

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April 4, 2016 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Subaru Safety Recall Campaign/ STOP SALE: WTA?62 Turbo Engine Air Intake Duct. The turbocharger air intake duct on affected vehicles may have been produced with incorrect material that is susceptible to cracking.

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April 4, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru Safety Recall Campaign/ STOP SALE: WTA?62 Turbo Engine Air Intake Duct. The turbocharger air intake duct on affected vehicles may have been produced with incorrect material that is susceptible to cracking.

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April 11, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

When ordering exchange units from Fujitsu Ten through their online web site, some new information will soon be requested and in some cases required. Exchange order entry will now request a date and time when condition was last duplicated. T

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February 6, 2018 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

2.0L Turbo Models only. This bulletin announces availability of a special turbocharger air intake duct designed to prevent EXTREMELY RARE occurrences of ice formation from condensation in the duct?s PCV system passages.

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June 11, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information 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 warni

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June 20, 2018 010000 STEERING

This bulletin announces a design change made to the forward bushing used in the front lower control arm to address customer concerns of a rattle-type sound and / or a possible vibration felt in the steering wheel. The material for the cushi

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June 21, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park. The cause is contaminati

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June 11, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving the Clarion Display Audio unit with 6.2? display.

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June 11, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

ONLY MODELS with AVN Navigation or Display Audio system. This bulletin provides information to help diagnose and address different conditions relating to customer concerns which may arise when operating the new-generation ?Gen 2? and ?Gen

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August 29, 2018 122000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

This Service Information bulletin announces a change made to the lens portion of the fog light assembly. The new lens has optimized light distribution characteristics while remaining interchangeable with the original type.

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August 29, 2018 130000 VISIBILITY

This Service Information bulletin announces a change made to the lens portion of the fog light assembly. The new lens has optimized light distribution characteristics while remaining interchangeable with the original type.

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August 28, 2018 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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August 24, 2018 020000 SUSPENSION

This bulletin provides potential source locations and procedures to help isolate areas of the vehicle which may be generating popping, clicking or creaking sounds when the body is in a ?twisting? condition. This can occur while driving on r

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August 24, 2018 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin provides potential source locations and procedures to help isolate areas of the vehicle which may be generating popping, clicking or creaking sounds when the body is in a ?twisting? condition. This can occur while driving on r

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August 22, 2018 220000 SEATS

This Service Information Bulletin provides a revised troubleshooting procedure and tips to follow when diagnosing a DTC B1650- ?Occupant Classification System Malfunction?. This DTC may also be accompanied by B1760, B1761, B1771 or B1795 as

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August 21, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.Within the terms of the Basic New Car Warranty and the one year Replacement Parts Warranty the Exch

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December 7, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This Service Information Bulletin provides a revised troubleshooting procedure and tips to follow when diagnosing a DTC B1650- ?Occupant Classification System Malfunction?. This DTC may also be accompanied by B1760, B1761, B1771 or B1795

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December 7, 2017 143100 AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

This Service Information Bulletin provides a revised troubleshooting procedure and tips to follow when diagnosing a DTC B1650- ?Occupant Classification System Malfunction?. This DTC may also be accompanied by B1760, B1761, B1771 or B1795

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December 15, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

NOTE: The Airbag systems used on previous and current WRX, STI and Tribeca models are NOT equipped with EDR functionality. This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated i

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December 15, 2017 140000 AIR BAGS

NOTE: The Airbag systems used on previous and current WRX, STI and Tribeca models are NOT equipped with EDR functionality. This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated i

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December 15, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

NOTE: The Airbag systems used on previous and current WRX, STI and Tribeca models are NOT equipped with EDR functionality. This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated i

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December 20, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving the Clarion Display Audio unit with 6.2? display

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December 20, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving the Clarion Display Audio unit with 6.2? display

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May 5, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving the Clarion Display Audio unit with 6.2? display.

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May 5, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving the Clarion Display Audio unit with 6.2? display.

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April 29, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Dated 4/29/2016 although posted on 5/2/2016. 2.0L DI Turbo models only. This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These files will address customer concerns of a slight surging / decrease in engi

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May 2, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio units with 7?

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January 3, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

The corrected update files are now available for download from Subarunet. TSB 15-20516R has been revised with new file names where applicable and re-posted to STIS.

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January 3, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The corrected update files are now available for download from Subarunet. TSB 15-20516R has been revised with new file names where applicable and re-posted to STIS.

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January 15, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

TECHNICAL SUPPORT GUIDE FOR NAVIGATION AND AUDIO F10 GEN2 SYSTEMS.

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January 5, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Models with FujitsuTEN (F10) Gen 2.0 / 2.1 Navigation or Display Audio Head Units ONLY. This bulletin provides a repair procedure to address specific, confirmed customer concerns of: ? Audio output interruption every 2-3 seconds when lis

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January 3, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio uni

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January 3, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio uni

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January 3, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio uni

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January 11, 2018 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

( 2017-2018MY Impreza – 5 Dr Only)

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March 2, 2018 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 23, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park. The cause is contaminati

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September 6, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Models with Manual HVAC Systems only. This Service Information bulletin provides precautions to use when removing the HVAC control panel to prevent damaging the blower fan speed switch. When removing the control panel, if the fan speed sw

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September 11, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces part information for new Active Valve Control System (AVCS) oil control solenoid valves (OCV) which contain a redesigned internal oil seal. The new seal will eliminate potential oil seepage into the wire harness co

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September 22, 2017 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

EXCLUDES HYBRID MODELS. This bulletin announces a design change to the brake light switch (BLS) to reduce the possibility of improper illumination of the ABS and/or VDC warning lamp. In the event a product containing silicone is used to lub

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March 28, 2018 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

This bulletin provides a repair procedure for replacing the foam cushion installed between the top front edge of the IP and the windshield glass. Use the supplied Service Procedure to address a customer concern involving the foam cushi

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March 28, 2018 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

On Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models, after re-connecting the battery, if the ignition switch is turned back ?ON? within one minute after the first time the ignition is turned ?OFF?, it becomes possible for the CEL to illuminate

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March 28, 2018 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

On Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models, after re-connecting the battery, if the ignition switch is turned back ?ON? within one minute after the first time the ignition is turned ?OFF?, it becomes possible for the CEL to illuminate

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January 22, 2018 358100 EQUIPMENT:EMERGENCY:ESCAPE/EGRESS/EXIT

This bulletin describes a design change to the center bracket component of the window regulator assembly. The change was made to address customer concerns of the front door glass shuddering while opening or closing. Moisture accumulation

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January 24, 2018 031000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

This Service Information 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

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January 24, 2018 124000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS

This Service Information 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

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October 12, 2017 220000 SEATS

This Service Information bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis of Occupant Detection System (ODS) DTC B1760- Sensor Mat Abnormal and/or B1650- Occupant Classification System Malfunction. This information replaces the current procedu

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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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September 8, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models. The engine management system is equipped with a back-up memory. When disconnecting t

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February 15, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

REVISED. This bulletin announces a design change of the fuel injector used on 2.0L DIT models to prevent water intrusion. A new silicone rubber cover has been developed and incorporated into production for this purpose.

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July 20, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin provides potential source locations and procedures to help isolate areas of the vehicle which may be generating popping, clicking or creaking sounds when the body is in a “twisting” condition. This can occur while driving on

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July 20, 2016 162900 STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

This bulletin provides potential source locations and procedures to help isolate areas of the vehicle which may be generating popping, clicking or creaking sounds when the body is in a “twisting” condition. This can occur while driving on

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July 13, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: Only those models equipped with Starlink Telematics. Data Communication Module (DCM) Procedures for Provisioning Failure, Inspection / Repair. VERY IMPORTANT: This procedure applies to vehicles with VINs shared with your retailer as

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July 13, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

TSB: Only those models equipped with Starlink Telematics. Data Communication Module (DCM) Procedures for Provisioning Failure, Inspection / Repair. VERY IMPORTANT: This procedure applies to vehicles with VINs shared with your retailer as

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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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April 25, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ONLY 2016-2017MY: Those Models equipped with STARLINK Telematics. Provisioning is the process by which the DCM receives the subscription request and activates the related DCM features requested as outlined in the specific subscription con

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March 31, 2017 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving “Gen 2” F10 Navigation and Display Audio uni

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March 31, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving “Gen 2” F10 Navigation and Display Audio uni

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March 10, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin outlines design changes made to the upper oil pan assembly on FA and FB engines used on the models listed above. There have been isolated cases where the sealer used between the upper oil pan and the crankcase has become dis

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December 30, 2016 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This bulletin announces a design change of the fuel injector used on 2.0L DIT models to prevent water intrusion. A new silicone rubber cover has been developed and incorporated into production for this purpose.

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December 30, 2016 073000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a design change of the fuel injector used on 2.0L DIT models to prevent water intrusion. A new silicone rubber cover has been developed and incorporated into production for this purpose.

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December 16, 2016 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

This Service Information bulletin announces a change to the shape of the rubber cap used on the flange nuts securing the sub-level sending unit to the fuel tank. In addition, two of the caps are now used in production instead of only one. T

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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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June 24, 2016 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

(ALL EXCEPT Hybrid Models) REVISED This bulletin announces a design change to the brake light switch (BLS) to reduce the possibility of improper illumination of the ABS and/or VDC warning lamp. In the event a product containing silicone is

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June 24, 2016 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

(ALL EXCEPT Hybrid Models) REVISED This bulletin announces a design change to the brake light switch (BLS) to reduce the possibility of improper illumination of the ABS and/or VDC warning lamp. In the event a product containing silicone is

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June 14, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces the availability of a new Air Conditioning compressor / clutch assembly to address customer concerns of the system not operating. Electrical windings located inside the clutch assembly have been changed to eliminate

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June 14, 2016 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

This bulletin announces the availability of a new Air Conditioning compressor / clutch assembly to address customer concerns of the system not operating. Electrical windings located inside the clutch assembly have been changed to eliminate

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June 14, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the availability of a new Air Conditioning compressor / clutch assembly to address customer concerns of the system not operating. Electrical windings located inside the clutch assembly have been changed to eliminate

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August 16, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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 Claims Polic

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August 8, 2017 112000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

2.5L MODELS ONLY. This bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis and repair of DTC P0300 which may result from fluctuation of the alternator’s current output outside of the specified limits.

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June 15, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of ECM reprogramming files designed to optimize the ECM for improving HVAC blower fan speed control. There have been a limited number of cases with reports describing the blower fan speed fluctuating /

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June 15, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

This bulletin announces availability of ECM reprogramming files designed to optimize the ECM for improving HVAC blower fan speed control. There have been a limited number of cases with reports describing the blower fan speed fluctuating /

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June 26, 2017 143100 AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

This Service Information bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis of Occupant Detection System (ODS) DTC B1760- Sensor Mat Abnormal and/or B1650- Occupant Classification System Malfunction. This information replaces the current procedu

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June 6, 2017 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

This bulletin announces a design change to the brake light switch (BLS) to reduce the possibility of improper illumination of the ABS and/or VDC warning lamp. In the event a product containing silicone is used to lubricate the BLS or for

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June 15, 2017 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

This Service Information bulletin announces a material change to the engine accessory drive / v-belt made to address customer concerns of a slipping belt (squeal or chirping) sound.

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June 15, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This Service Information bulletin announces a material change to the engine accessory drive / v-belt made to address customer concerns of a slipping belt (squeal or chirping) sound.

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June 26, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin outlines design changes made to the upper oil pan assembly on FA and FB engines used on the models listed above. There have been isolated cases where the sealer used between the upper oil pan and the crankcase has become dis

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July 8, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field listed below involving “Gen 2″ F10 Navigation and Display Audio units with 7”

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July 8, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field listed below involving “Gen 2″ F10 Navigation and Display Audio units with 7”

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July 8, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field listed below involving “Gen 2″ F10 Navigation and Display Audio units with 7”

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July 22, 2016 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These files will address customer concerns of a slight surging / decrease in engine power condition between approx. 2000-2500 RPM on light acceleration du

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July 22, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These files will address customer concerns of a slight surging / decrease in engine power condition between approx. 2000-2500 RPM on light acceleration du

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July 22, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These files will address customer concerns of a slight surging / decrease in engine power condition between approx. 2000-2500 RPM on light acceleration du

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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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November 10, 2016 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Turbo models only. This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These new files will address customer concerns of: ? Spark knock (ping) during high intake air temperature operation ? Surge on accel

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November 10, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Turbo models only. This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These new files will address customer concerns of: ? Spark knock (ping) during high intake air temperature operation ? Surge on accel

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November 8, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

New Alternator Assembly. This bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis and repair of DTC P0300 which may result from fluctuation of the alternator?s current output outside of the specified limits.

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November 8, 2016 112000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

New Alternator Assembly. This bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis and repair of DTC P0300 which may result from fluctuation of the alternator?s current output outside of the specified limits.

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June 22, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Revised TSB: This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio

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June 22, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Revised TSB: This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio

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June 22, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Revised TSB: This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio

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September 28, 2015 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS EXTENDED THE AVAILABILITY OF REMANUFACTURED CVT TRANSMISSIONS TO INCLUDE CROSSTREK, FORESTER AND IMPREZA APPLICATIONS. PLEASE CHECK APPLICATIONS AND AVAILABILITY THROUGH NORMAL PARTS CHANNELS PRIOR TO MAKING VEHI

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July 28, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

THE 2016 MY FORESTER SERVICE MANUAL (LOCATED IN THE SERVICE DIAGNOSTICS SECTION OF STIS) REQUIRES INTERNET EXPLORER (IE) 11 OR HIGHER. ALL SDS NOTEBOOKS ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING INTERNET EXPLORER 8 AND WILL BE UPGRADED TO INTERNET EXPLORER 11

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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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December 16, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN ANNOUNCES A NEW REQUIREMENT REGARDING ONE-TIME USE PARTS WHICH MUST REPLACED WHENEVER DISCONNECTING OR REPLACING THE PRG ROD. THE SPRING STEEL RETAINING CLIPS (STOP RINGS) WHICH LOCK THE PRG ROD TO THE BALL

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December 14, 2015 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

SHOULD YOU RECEIVE A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF VIBRATION OR LOOSENESS IN EITHER OF THE DOOR MIRRORS, A DESIGN CHANGE HAS BEEN MADE TO THE 3 MIRROR HEAD MOUNTING HOLES IN THE MOUNTING BASE. IN ADDITION, A NEW RETAINING BOLT AND TIGHTENING TORQUE S

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December 14, 2015 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SHOULD YOU RECEIVE A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF VIBRATION OR LOOSENESS IN EITHER OF THE DOOR MIRRORS, A DESIGN CHANGE HAS BEEN MADE TO THE 3 MIRROR HEAD MOUNTING HOLES IN THE MOUNTING BASE. IN ADDITION, A NEW RETAINING BOLT AND TIGHTENING TORQUE S

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October 2, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE FOR RESETTING THE LIFETIME FUEL CONSUMPTION FUNCTION OF THE MFD. WHENEVER REPLACING THE MFD AND / OR COMBINATION METER, THE LIFETIME FUEL CONSUMPTION FUNCTION OF THE MFD MUST BE RESET F

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October 2, 2015 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE FOR RESETTING THE LIFETIME FUEL CONSUMPTION FUNCTION OF THE MFD. WHENEVER REPLACING THE MFD AND / OR COMBINATION METER, THE LIFETIME FUEL CONSUMPTION FUNCTION OF THE MFD MUST BE RESET F

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February 5, 2016 092000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY

THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN SERVES AS A REMINDER TO ALWAYS FOLLOW THE PROPER PROCEDURES WHEN DIAGNOSIS OF A DTC B1500 LEADS TO REPLACEMENT OF A FAULTY MAIN AND / OR SUB FUEL LEVEL SENSOR.

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December 3, 2012 092200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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