2016 SUBARU Legacy

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 Legacy

Recall Date Component Summary
May 11, 2016 STEERING:COLUMN

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Legacy and Outback vehicles manufactured February 29, 2016, to May 6, 2016. The steering column on the affected vehicles may have been improperly machined, and as a result, turning the steering wheel may have no effect on the direction of the wheels.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the lot number on the steering column, replacing the steering column, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began May 13, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783 or by visiting http://www.wtd65.service-campaign.com. Subaru’s number for this recall is WTD-65. Note: Until the vehicles have been inspected, owners are advised not to drive their vehicles.

November 24, 2015 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2016 Legacy vehicles manufactured October 24, 2015, to November 16, 2015, and Outback vehicles manufactured October 24, 2015, to November 17, 2015. Due to the improper tightening of the securing nuts, the drive shaft may separate from the rear differential.

Remedy:

Subaru has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the fastening nuts, and tighten or replace them, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on December 10, 2015. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-856-488-8500. Subaru’s number for this recall is WQV-57.

August 10, 2015 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015 and 2016 model year Subaru Legacy 4-Door and Outback vehicles manufactured July 3, 2015, to July 27, 2015. Transmission oil may leak from a deformed seal cap on the propeller shaft yoke.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the propeller shaft, free of charge. The recall began on August 28, 2015. Owners may contact 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for this recall is WQU-56.

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86 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2016 SUBARU Legacy

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STEERING
ODI Number: 11414333
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11414237
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11413297
STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11407477
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11406551
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11404005
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11399247
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11398922
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11330179
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10925875
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10995673
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10983023
POWER TRAIN | STEERING
ODI Number: 10968253
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11015151
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10956370
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10956391
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10948964
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10954058
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11389592
STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11385364
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11377138
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11374078
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11372419
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11365219
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11362273
STEERING
ODI Number: 11362409
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11360888
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11341213
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11339444
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11330141
SEAT BELTS | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11329831
STEERING
ODI Number: 11330179
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11322335
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11321102
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11317153
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11310773
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11308355
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11309477
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11302610
STEERING
ODI Number: 11290031
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11290688
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11291014
STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11287462
STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11279802
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11278854
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11243439
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11232840
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11256146
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11254808
TIRES
ODI Number: 11203026
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11193110
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11231602
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11221393
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11228671
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11209825
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11165774
STRUCTURE:BODY | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11163946
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11164462
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11139176
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11094012
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11186683
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11083321
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11151830
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11144579
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11110715
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11102523
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11051697
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11033064
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11022436
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11020685
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11020451
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11019864
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11020160
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10875555
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10870686
STEERING
ODI Number: 10864756
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10862438
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10860554
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10854385
SEATS
ODI Number: 10854665
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10850619
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10849849
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10823304
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10811326
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING
ODI Number: 10789608
SEATS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10781185
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435 Service Alerts for 2016 SUBARU Legacy

Date Description
July 11, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Bulletin announces the preferred practices to be used when handling vehicles equipped with Gen2 Telematics which are enrolled in the Subaru STARLINK® Security Plus Service featuring Stolen Vehicle Recovery Plus with Immobilizer.

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July 11, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Bulletin announces the preferred practices to be used when handling vehicles equipped with Gen2 Telematics which are enrolled in the Subaru STARLINK® Security Plus Service featuring Stolen Vehicle Recovery Plus with Immobilizer.

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July 11, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Bulletin announces the preferred practices to be used when handling vehicles equipped with Gen2 Telematics which are enrolled in the Subaru STARLINK® Security Plus Service featuring Stolen Vehicle Recovery Plus with Immobilizer.

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July 11, 2022 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

This Bulletin announces the preferred practices to be used when handling vehicles equipped with Gen2 Telematics which are enrolled in the Subaru STARLINK® Security Plus Service featuring Stolen Vehicle Recovery Plus with Immobilizer.

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July 5, 2022 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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July 5, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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May 19, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever 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.

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May 19, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever 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.

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May 18, 2022 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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May 11, 2016 010000 STEERING

WTD-65 Stop Sale and Recall – Urgent Additional Information Urgent request for retailers to re-contact customers owning these cars: Provided just prior to 4:00 PM ET today. Also, update to “Inspection and repair procedures document,” dis

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

The following is to provide you with updated information on the WTD 65 recall. 1. We are pleased to announce that based upon retailer input and comments, along with further study and analysis by FHI and SOA, we are increasing the labor

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May 10, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Memo: Stop Sale and Recall – WTD-65 Steering Column Shaft – Inspection and Repair Procedures

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May 31, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

WTD-65 Steering Column Recall – Ordering Process memo. Due to the substantial shipments which were processed this past weekend and an expected ample supply of incoming steering columns, the ordering restriction will be removed on Wednesday

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May 31, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

WTD-65 Steering Column Recall – Ordering Process memo. Due to the substantial shipments which were processed this past weekend and an expected ample supply of incoming steering columns, the ordering restriction will be removed on Wednesday

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May 30, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru has decided to loosen the restrictions on the $250 PAR allowance and let retailers decide on extenuating circumstances, including for customers that were inconvenienced by the inspection only and for customers that had to wait to pur

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May 27, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

It has been brought to our attention that some retailers are receiving invoices for towing charges after the initial claim submission for the WTD65 Steering Column recall. This is a reminder that approved and paid claims can be appended by

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May 26, 2016 010000 STEERING

WTD-65 Rental Authorization Form- No longer needed.. Due to large volume of rental requests for WTD65 and administrative time, the rental authorization form is no longer required.

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May 25, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Additional Customer Accomodations for the WTD65 Recall- 2016 Legacy / Outback Steering Column repair.

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May 23, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Revised Service Procedure Bulletin: 2016 Legacy / Outback Stop Sale Information, WTD-65 Recall. This Service Procedure provides an inspection method for identification of affected vehicles and if determined necessary, additional steps for

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May 24, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

A new labor operation has been created specifically for H6 vehicles affected by WTD-65 Steering Column Inspection/Repair. This labor operation has been added to the WTD-65R bulletin located in STIS. (A165-803 – 1.8 for H6 Models) SOA will r

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May 24, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

A new labor operation has been created specifically for H6 vehicles affected by WTD-65 Steering Column Inspection/Repair. This labor operation has been added to the WTD-65R bulletin located in STIS. (A165-803 – 1.8 for H6 Models) SOA will r

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April 26, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of new reprograming files for the Engine Control Module (ECM).

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April 26, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new reprograming files for the Engine Control Module (ECM).

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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.

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March 7, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces design change to the water pump assembly.

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March 4, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 4, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 18, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 2, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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.

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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.

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November 16, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces the availability of new propeller shaft assemblies.

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November 16, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces the availability of new propeller shaft assemblies.

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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.

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October 27, 2021 220000 SEATS

This bulletin provides a service procedure to address customer concerns of a ⿿squeaking⿝ -type sound from the front seat(s).

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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October 27, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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October 27, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 15, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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October 15, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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.

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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.

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February 1, 2021 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) Quality Assurance has identified an increase in the number of cracked windshields on some 2015 and 2016MY Legacy and Outback models. SOA has now further extended the warranty to 8 years / unlimited miles.

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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.

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January 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 9, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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.

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July 16, 2021 220000 SEATS

This bulletin provides a procedure to help identify the source of a squeaking, creaking or popping -type sound heard coming from the driver⿿s seat.

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July 30, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2016MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L models which may experience an exhaust noise and/or odor coming from cracks at the bellows section of the front exhaust pipe w

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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.

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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.

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June 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 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 23, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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May 3, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 30, 2017 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

This bulletin provides a diagnostic procedure along with Transmission Control Module (TCM) reprogramming files to address isolated customer concerns of a ?bump? feeling from the CVT. The bump feeling has been reported to occur after the CVT

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May 25, 2017 010000 STEERING

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

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February 8, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a change to the battery sensor to prevent unnecessary occurrence of DTC P1C00 being set / stored in the ECM memory.

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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

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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

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April 27, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a design change made to the TPMS valve assemblies.

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April 27, 2021 200000 WHEELS

This bulletin announces a design change made to the TPMS valve assemblies.

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March 25, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Gen1 Telematics Reprogramming for 3G Sunset.

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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

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October 7, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2016MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L models which may experience an exhaust noise and/or odor coming from cracks at the bellows section of the front exhaust pipe w

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October 7, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2016MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L models which may experience an exhaust noise and/or odor coming from cracks at the bellows section of the front exhaust pipe w

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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February 4, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). The new files will address DTC P0116 and hard starting in cold temperature concerns when an accessory engine block heater is utilized.

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February 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). The new files will address DTC P0116 and hard starting in cold temperature concerns when an accessory engine block heater is utilized.

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February 1, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) Quality Assurance has identified an increase in the number of cracked windshields on some 2015 and 2016MY Legacy and Outback models. SOA has now further extended the warranty to 8 years / unlimited miles.

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February 26, 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.

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February 3, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 3, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 26, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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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.

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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.

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December 9, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

This bulletin announces availability of a new HVAC control panel in response to reports of the buttons along the lower row sticking in the ⿿pressed⿝ position when they are operated.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 1, 2021 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

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November 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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November 20, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 16, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin announces the availability of new propeller shaft assemblies.

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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

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January 27, 2021 130000 VISIBILITY

Windshield Extension parameter changes

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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.

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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.

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December 9, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of a new HVAC control panel in response to reports of the buttons along the lower row sticking in the ⿿pressed⿝ position when they are operated.

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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 18, 2020 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a serivce campaign/ voluntary emissions recall for certain 2015-2016 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles. This campaign will involve replacement of the front exhaust pipe containing the cata

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May 18, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a serivce campaign/ voluntary emissions recall for certain 2015-2016 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles. This campaign will involve replacement of the front exhaust pipe containing the cata

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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.

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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.

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May 6, 2020 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM) for hard starting in sub-freezing temperatures, DTC P0400, and surging in high altitudes.

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May 6, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM) for hard starting in sub-freezing temperatures, DTC P0400, and surging in high altitudes.

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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.

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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.

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August 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This service information bulletin announces discontinuation of both the “Stitcher” app and the related News Radio feature from the STARLINK app lineup effective 12 midnight on Thursday, September 24, 2020.

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August 23, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subject: New Service Programs: WTG?67 and WTH?68 ? Relay replacement In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. is initiating two service programs for certain 2015 and 2016 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles, for

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August 23, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Subject: New Service Programs: WTG?67 and WTH?68 ? Relay replacement In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. is initiating two service programs for certain 2015 and 2016 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles, for

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August 23, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This repair procedure was previously published in TSB number 07-89-15R. In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is now initiating a service program for certain 2015 and 2016 model year Legacy and Outback v

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August 23, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This repair procedure was previously published in TSB number 07-89-15R. In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is now initiating a service program for certain 2015 and 2016 model year Legacy and Outback v

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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

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August 23, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

NOTE: As of 8/23/2016, this TSB has been replaced with Service Program Bulletins WTG-67 and WTH-68. Please refer to those publications for the most updated information relating to the repairs originally contained in TSB 07-89-15R.

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August 23, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

NOTE: As of 8/23/2016, this TSB has been replaced with Service Program Bulletins WTG-67 and WTH-68. Please refer to those publications for the most updated information relating to the repairs originally contained in TSB 07-89-15R.

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August 23, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

NOTE: As of 8/23/2016, this TSB has been replaced with Service Program Bulletins WTG-67 and WTH-68. Please refer to those publications for the most updated information relating to the repairs originally contained in TSB 07-89-15R.

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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

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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

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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

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October 29, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 15, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the control module for the Vehicle Dynamics Control system (VDCCM). DTCs C1531 and/or C1741 may set, the Hill Holder warning lamp and cancellation alarm may activat

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October 15, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the control module for the Vehicle Dynamics Control system (VDCCM). DTCs C1531 and/or C1741 may set, the Hill Holder warning lamp and cancellation alarm may activat

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April 24, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2016 MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L models which may experience an exhaust noise and/or odor coming from cracks at the bellows section of the front exhaust pipe

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April 24, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2016 MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L models which may experience an exhaust noise and/or odor coming from cracks at the bellows section of the front exhaust pipe

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October 7, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2016MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L models which may experience an exhaust noise and/or odor coming from cracks at the bellows section of the front exhaust pipe w

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October 6, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign/voluntary emissions recall for certain 2015-2016 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles. This campaign will involve replacement of the front exhaust pipe containing the catal

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October 6, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign/voluntary emissions recall for certain 2015-2016 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles. This campaign will involve replacement of the front exhaust pipe containing the catal

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October 2, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 24, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 24, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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 12, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign/ voluntary emissions recall for certain 2015-2016 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles. This campaign will involve replacement of the front exhaust pipe containing the cata

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August 12, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign/ voluntary emissions recall for certain 2015-2016 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles. This campaign will involve replacement of the front exhaust pipe containing the cata

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

August 12, 2020 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the control module for the Vehicle Dynamics Control system (VDCCM).

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August 12, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the control module for the Vehicle Dynamics Control system (VDCCM).

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August 12, 2020 031100 SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the control module for the Vehicle Dynamics Control system (VDCCM).

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October 22, 2020 010000 STEERING

This bulletin announces availability of new Front Stabilizer Link assemblies equipped with a new dust boot material having enhanced durability and grease retention characteristics.

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October 22, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

This bulletin announces availability of new Front Stabilizer Link assemblies equipped with a new dust boot material having enhanced durability and grease retention characteristics.

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October 22, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new Front Stabilizer Link assemblies equipped with a new dust boot material having enhanced durability and grease retention characteristics.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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January 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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January 31, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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January 31, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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January 31, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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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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March 26, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This service bulletin provides details of a correction to the diagnostic procedure for DTC B2350- REAR RADAR COMMUNICATION ERROR on the models listed.

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March 26, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This service bulletin provides details of a correction to the diagnostic procedure for DTC B2350- REAR RADAR COMMUNICATION ERROR on the models listed.

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March 26, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This service bulletin provides details of a correction to the diagnostic procedure for DTC B2350- REAR RADAR COMMUNICATION ERROR on the models listed.

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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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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

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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 27, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 27, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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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March 6, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin is in response to several battery sensor replacements resulting from improper removal and/or installation practices.

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December 5, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

This Service Information Bulletin announces IMPORTANT changes to the parts ordering and Service Procedures for replacement passenger airbag modules and airbag control modules used in the models listed above. The change is due to discontinu

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February 11, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2016MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L models which may experience an exhaust noise and/or odor coming from cracks at the bellows section of the front exhaust pipe w

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February 11, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2016MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L models which may experience an exhaust noise and/or odor coming from cracks at the bellows section of the front exhaust pipe w

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February 11, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign/voluntary emissions recall for certain 2015-2016 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles. This campaign will involve replacement of the front exhaust pipe containing the catal

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February 11, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign/voluntary emissions recall for certain 2015-2016 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles. This campaign will involve replacement of the front exhaust pipe containing the catal

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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.

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March 19, 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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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 24, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2016MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L models which may experience an exhaust noise and/or odor coming from cracks at the bellows section of the front exhaust pipe w

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March 24, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2016MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L models which may experience an exhaust noise and/or odor coming from cracks at the bellows section of the front exhaust pipe w

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March 24, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2016MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L models which may experience an exhaust noise and/or odor coming from cracks at the bellows section of the front exhaust pipe w

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March 27, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a serivce campaign/voltuntary emissions recall for certain 2015-2016 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles. This campaign will involve replacement of the front exhaust pipe containing the cata

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March 27, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a serivce campaign/voltuntary emissions recall for certain 2015-2016 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles. This campaign will involve replacement of the front exhaust pipe containing the cata

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October 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin provides the answer to potential inquiries regarding the STARLINK app being unable to play music files stored on a customer⿿s Android® phone / device through the head units (H/U) used in the applicable

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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
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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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May 2, 2019 010000 STEERING

This bulletin provides a service procedure to address isolated customer concerns of a rattling sound identified as coming from the Electronic Power Steering (EPS) gear box (steering rack) assembly. The repair (when applicable) involves inst

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March 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a change to the operating software included in the Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) Control Module and Hydraulic Unit (VDCCM&H/U) on the models listed above. This change is in response to a very small number of customer

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March 18, 2019 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

This bulletin announces a change to the operating software included in the Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) Control Module and Hydraulic Unit (VDCCM&H/U) on the models listed above. This change is in response to a very small number of customer

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March 18, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces a change to the operating software included in the Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) Control Module and Hydraulic Unit (VDCCM&H/U) on the models listed above. This change is in response to a very small number of customer

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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

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March 27, 2019 220000 SEATS

This bulletin provides a procedure to help identify the source of a squeaking, creaking or popping -type sound heard coming from the driver?s seat. A change has been made to the Teflon bushings used in the seat cushion frame assembly.

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March 27, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides a procedure to help identify the source of a squeaking, creaking or popping -type sound heard coming from the driver?s seat. A change has been made to the Teflon bushings used in the seat cushion frame assembly.

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March 27, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides a procedure to help identify the source of a squeaking, creaking or popping -type sound heard coming from the driver?s seat. A change has been made to the Teflon bushings used in the seat cushion frame assembly.

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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

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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

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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 26, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Service Information Bulletin announces a design change to the CVT torque converter assembly made to address a small number of reports describing a squeaking -type sound heard while the engine is being cranked over. The sound results fr

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May 7, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This service bulletin announces availability of the cap portion (a.k.a. spark plug boot) as a service part separate from the complete ignition coil assembly. If the cap portion as shown in the illustrations below is damaged during removal o

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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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May 21, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newletter.

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May 28, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2018 Legacy and Outback 2.5L SULEV vehicles. This campaign involves replacement of the front exhaust pipe assembly, which includes the catalytic converter. D

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May 28, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subarunet Aunouncement: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign/voluntary emissions recall for certain 2015-2018 model year Legacy and Outback SULEV (Super Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle) vehicles. This will affect 2,

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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
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July 12, 2019 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies developed to address the following customer concerns: ⿢ Power windows inoperative from the driver⿿s door master and / or passenger front door switch ⿢ Unabl
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July 11, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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

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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 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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February 7, 2019 036500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

This bulletin announces a design change made to the rear ABS wheel speed sensor on the models listed above. The change involves the addition of an additional shielding cover to protect the harness from damage caused by road debris.

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January 30, 2019 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 units

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January 30, 2019 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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January 30, 2019 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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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 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

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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

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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

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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

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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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February 28, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

This bulletin announces a design change made to the HVAC control panels for the models listed above. The change will address customer concerns of the seat heater switches sticking in the ?pressed? position but not returning to ?flush? with

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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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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Models Equipped with Navigation and Harman Kardon Power Amplifier Revised TSB. Fujitsu 10/ FTEN/ F10 Navigation Voice Guidance Instructions Getting Cut Off. This bulletin announces availability of an enhanced audio system power amplifier

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April 4, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Models Equipped with Navigation and Harman Kardon Power Amplifier Revised TSB. Fujitsu 10/ FTEN/ F10 Navigation Voice Guidance Instructions Getting Cut Off. This bulletin announces availability of an enhanced audio system power amplifier

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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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November 13, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This bulletin provides part number and design change information regarding the fuel door (saucer) assembly which may not open properly due to ice accumulation in sub-freezing conditions.

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November 13, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides part number and design change information regarding the fuel door (saucer) assembly which may not open properly due to ice accumulation in sub-freezing conditions.

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November 16, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM for control of battery charging functions. Depending on vehicle use conditions, the battery state of charge value may differ slightly from the actual value. T

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April 25, 2016 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

Remote Engine Start Systems Trouble Shooting Guide

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

Remote Engine Start Systems Trouble Shooting Guide

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April 25, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Remote Engine Start Systems Trouble Shooting Guide

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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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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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July 23, 2018 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosing and repairing customer concerns of a “popping” or “snapping” -type sound heard when opening the sunroof. The sound may occur when the rear portion of the glass lid weatherstrip contacts or c

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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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May 11, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

WTD-65 Stop Sale and Recall – Urgent Additional Information Urgent request for retailers to re-contact customers owning these cars: Provided just prior to 4:00 PM ET today. Also, update to “Inspection and repair procedures document,” dis

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May 18, 2016 010000 STEERING

The following is to provide you with updated information on the WTD 65 recall. 1. We are pleased to announce that based upon retailer input and comments, along with further study and analysis by FHI and SOA, we are increasing the labor

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May 10, 2016 010000 STEERING

Memo: Stop Sale and Recall – WTD-65 Steering Column Shaft – Inspection and Repair Procedures

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May 31, 2016 010000 STEERING

WTD-65 Steering Column Recall – Ordering Process memo. Due to the substantial shipments which were processed this past weekend and an expected ample supply of incoming steering columns, the ordering restriction will be removed on Wednesday

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May 30, 2016 010000 STEERING

Subaru has decided to loosen the restrictions on the $250 PAR allowance and let retailers decide on extenuating circumstances, including for customers that were inconvenienced by the inspection only and for customers that had to wait to pur

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May 27, 2016 010000 STEERING

It has been brought to our attention that some retailers are receiving invoices for towing charges after the initial claim submission for the WTD65 Steering Column recall. This is a reminder that approved and paid claims can be appended by

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May 26, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

WTD-65 Rental Authorization Form- No longer needed.. Due to large volume of rental requests for WTD65 and administrative time, the rental authorization form is no longer required.

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May 25, 2016 010000 STEERING

Additional Customer Accomodations for the WTD65 Recall- 2016 Legacy / Outback Steering Column repair.

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May 23, 2016 010000 STEERING

Revised Service Procedure Bulletin: 2016 Legacy / Outback Stop Sale Information, WTD-65 Recall. This Service Procedure provides an inspection method for identification of affected vehicles and if determined necessary, additional steps for

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May 24, 2016 010000 STEERING

A new labor operation has been created specifically for H6 vehicles affected by WTD-65 Steering Column Inspection/Repair. This labor operation has been added to the WTD-65R bulletin located in STIS. (A165-803 – 1.8 for H6 Models) SOA will r

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May 23, 2016 010000 STEERING

Through the weekend we have shipped 17,346 steering columns, which represents 67% of the total sold vehicles. In fact, 1,355 steering columns were delivered to retailers this Saturday, another 1,712 will be delivered today, and another 3,00

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May 20, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This is to clarify the recent message announcing an increase specific to the labor time and rental amounts for the WTD65 recall. While this increase is retroactive to the beginning of this recall, the low volume of claims that were entered

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May 20, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Some good news! Subaru of America has decided to arrange a gift for each customer that was driving an impacted sold unit at the start of this recall. For customers that do not have an added security maintenance plan, we will be providing

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May 19, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Subaru is pleased to announce an enhancement to the Subaru Service Loaner Program daily reimbursement rate. The new reimbursement rate will be $40/day and takes effect retroactively back to May 9, 2016 to align with the announcement of the

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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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May 12, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

Reminder Bulletin: WQU56 Recall: Propeller Shaft Oil Seal Failure. During the manufacturing process of the propeller shaft that connects to the vehicle?s transmission, the seal cap and seal located inside the propeller shaft yoke may have

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May 18, 2016 010000 STEERING

Revised Service Procedure Bulletin: 2016 Legacy / Outback Stop Sale Information, WTD-65 Recall. This Service Procedure provides an inspection method for identification of affected vehicles and if determined necessary, additional steps for

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May 18, 2016 010000 STEERING

Memo: Revised Service Procedure Bulletin: 2016 Legacy / Outback Stop Sale Information, WTD-65 Recall. This Service Procedure provides an inspection method for identification of affected vehicles and if determined necessary, additional step

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May 18, 2016 010000 STEERING

Revised Service Procedure Bulletin: 2016 Legacy / Outback Stop Sale Information, WTD-65 Recall. This Service Procedure provides an inspection method for identification of affected vehicles and if determined necessary, additional steps for

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May 17, 2016 010000 STEERING

Memo: Revised Service Procedure Bulletin: 2016 Legacy / Outback Stop Sale Information, WTD-65 Recall. This Service Procedure provides an inspection method for identification of affected vehicles and if determined necessary, additional step

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May 17, 2016 010000 STEERING

Revised Service Procedure Bulletin: 2016 Legacy / Outback Stop Sale Information, WTD-65 Recall. This Service Procedure provides an inspection method for identification of affected vehicles and if determined necessary, additional steps for

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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 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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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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June 26, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These new files will address an idle drop condition which may occur when the A/C system switches off at low engine RPM during warm-up after a cold start.

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June 11, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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 22, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of an enhanced audio system power amplifier which contains software to address customer concerns of voice guidance instructions (words) being cut short or cut off. For example: instead of the instruction

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August 22, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin announces availability of an enhanced audio system power amplifier which contains software to address customer concerns of voice guidance instructions (words) being cut short or cut off. For example: instead of the instruction

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August 22, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This bulletin announces availability of an enhanced audio system power amplifier which contains software to address customer concerns of voice guidance instructions (words) being cut short or cut off. For example: instead of the instruction

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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 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 16, 2016 010000 STEERING

WTD-65 Steering Column Recall – Fleet Vehicles Information

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May 16, 2016 010000 STEERING

WTD-65 Steering Column Recall – Updates on Parts Supply, Loaner Cars and Towing

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May 12, 2016 010000 STEERING

Revised Service Procedure Bulletin: 2016 Legacy / Outback Stop Sale Information, WTD-65 Recall. This Service Procedure provides an inspection method for identification of affected vehicles and if determined necessary, additional steps for

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May 13, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

WTD-65 Rental Authorization Form. Due to large volume of rental requests for WTD65, the attached Excel form can be used as an alternative to calling the PICS for a WTD-65 Rental Authorization.

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May 13, 2016 010000 STEERING

UPDATE: Subaru Recall Campaign: WTD-65 Steering Column – Roadside Assistance Policy. As an update to our Roadside Assistance Program policy, we will cover towing charges to the closest retailer or to the selling retailer. Likewise, if Suba

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May 13, 2016 010000 STEERING

Owner Letter – NEW RECALL CAMPAIGN WTD-65. The steering column in affected vehicles may not have been manufactured to specification. This could allow the steering column to disengage. If this were to happen while driving, the driver would

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May 13, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

WTD-65 Time and Mileage Reimbursement for Off-Site Inspections

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May 12, 2016 010000 STEERING

Revised Service Procedure Bulletin: 2016 Legacy / Outback Stop Sale Information, WTD-65 Recall. This Service Procedure provides an inspection method for identification of affected vehicles and if determined necessary, additional steps for

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May 13, 2016 010000 STEERING

Owner Letter – NEW RECALL CAMPAIGN WTD-65. The steering column in affected vehicles may not have been manufactured to specification. This could allow the steering column to disengage. If this were to happen while driving, the driver would

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

WTD65 Recall. 2nd revision reimbursement amount. As part of the current Stop Sale, Subaru of America, Inc. will assist retailers with a rental car reimbursement program.

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

WTD65 Recall. Revised reimbursement amount. As part of the current Stop Sale, Subaru of America, Inc. will assist retailers with a rental car reimbursement program.

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

WTD65 Recall. As part of the current Stop Sale, Subaru of America, Inc. will assist retailers with a rental car reimbursement program.

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May 11, 2016 010000 STEERING

Revised Service Procedure Bulletin: 2016 Legacy / Outback Stop Sale Information, WTD-65 Recall. This Service Procedure provides an inspection method for identification of affected vehicles and if determined necessary, additional steps for

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May 11, 2016 010000 STEERING

Revised Retailer Memo posted re: NEW RECALL CAMPAIGN WTD-65. The steering column in affected vehicles may not have been manufactured to specification. This could allow the steering column to disengage. If this were to happen while driving

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May 10, 2016 010000 STEERING

Retailer Memo posted re: NEW RECALL CAMPAIGN WTD-65. The steering column in affected vehicles may not have been manufactured to specification. This could allow the steering column to disengage. If this were to happen while driving, the dr

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May 10, 2016 010000 STEERING

Service Procedure Bulletin: 2016 Legacy / Outback Stop Sale Information, WTD-65 Recall. This Service Procedure provides an inspection method for identification of affected vehicles and if determined necessary, additional steps for replacin

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May 10, 2016 010000 STEERING

Memo: 2016 Legacy / Outback Stop Sale Information, WTD-65 Recall. This Service Procedure provides an inspection method for identification of affected vehicles and if determined necessary, additional steps for replacing the steering column

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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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May 9, 2016 010000 STEERING

IMMEDIATE STOP SALE ORDER – NEW RECALL CAMPAIGN WTD-65. The steering column in affected vehicles may not have been manufactured to specification. This could allow the steering column to disengage. If this were to happen while driving, the

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

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide a description of current changes to Service Manuals available via the Subaru Technical Information System (STIS) web site. The tables contained within this bulletin are to be used as guides for bec

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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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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 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 15, 2017 162700 STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

This Service Information bulletin provides precautions to use when installing the trunk garnish panel located between the combination lamps. If the garnish is not installed properly, the small rubber protector(s) at the bottom edges of th

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September 22, 2017 010000 STEERING

This bulletin provides a service procedure to address isolated customer concerns of a rattling sound identified as coming from the Electronic Power Steering (EPS) rack assembly. The repair involves installation of a new tension spring for

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January 26, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 26, 2018 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

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

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October 5, 2017 010000 STEERING

This bulletin provides a service procedure to address isolated customer concerns of a rattling sound identified as coming from the Electronic Power Steering (EPS) rack assembly. The repair involves installation of a new tension spring for

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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 13, 2017 010000 STEERING

The following special tool is required for servicing the 2015-2017MY Legacy and Outback Electronic Power Steering (EPS) rack assembly. This tool will be shipped directly to all Subaru retailers during September. Please reference TSB 04-1

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February 23, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

CVT MODELS ONLY. This bulletin provides a diagnostic procedure along with Transmission Control Module (TCM) reprogramming files to address isolated customer concerns of a ?bump? feeling from the CVT. The bump feeling has been reported to

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October 31, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM and address the following customer concerns: ? Check Engine light coming on (with DTC P05A0 stored in memory). ? Potential battery discharge (dead batter

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July 14, 2016 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. A design change was made to the wave washer used at the attachment p

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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 10, 2017 162800 STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

This bulletin provides new part information and an identification procedure to address a small number of vehicles identified with a sticking secondary hood latch mechanism. The hood latch mechanism is exposed to foreign materials during nor

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April 10, 2017 176100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

This bulletin provides new part information and an identification procedure to address a small number of vehicles identified with a sticking secondary hood latch mechanism. The hood latch mechanism is exposed to foreign materials during nor

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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 30, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides a diagnostic procedure along with Transmission Control Module (TCM) reprogramming files to address isolated customer concerns of a “bump” feeling from the CVT. The bump feeling has been reported to occur after the C

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March 30, 2017 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

This bulletin provides a diagnostic procedure along with Transmission Control Module (TCM) reprogramming files to address isolated customer concerns of a “bump” feeling from the CVT. The bump feeling has been reported to occur after the C

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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 30, 2017 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin provides supplemental information and an inspection point to use when diagnosing a wind rushing sound concern that persists on vehicles: * past the production change provided in TSB 12-176-14R, dated 10/28/2015 or * which h

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March 30, 2017 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

This bulletin provides supplemental information and an inspection point to use when diagnosing a wind rushing sound concern that persists on vehicles: * past the production change provided in TSB 12-176-14R, dated 10/28/2015 or * which h

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December 29, 2016 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a change in the production procedure for the rear muffler assembly. Spot-weld locations securing the outer shell portion have been changed to improve overall rigidity. A gap may develop at the spot welded seam as a

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December 29, 2016 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

This bulletin announces a change in the production procedure for the rear muffler assembly. Spot-weld locations securing the outer shell portion have been changed to improve overall rigidity. A gap may develop at the spot welded seam as a

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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 8, 2016 010000 STEERING

REPAIR PROCEDURE – This Service Procedure provides an inspection method for identification of affected vehicles and if determined necessary, additional steps for replacing the steering column assembly.

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June 8, 2016 010000 STEERING

PRODUCT CAMPAIGN BULLETIN – Inspection and Repair Procedure for Stop Sale / Recall Campaign WTD-65: Steering Column

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February 29, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize transmission control module (TCM) operation and address the following customer concerns: ? Engine RPM ?flare? (sharp RPM increase when CVT ?downshifts?) when using cru

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February 29, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize transmission control module (TCM) operation and address the following customer concerns: ? Engine RPM ?flare? (sharp RPM increase when CVT ?downshifts?) when using cru

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February 29, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of an enhanced audio system power amplifier which contains software to address customer concerns of voice guidance instructions (words) being cut short or cut off. For example: instead of the instruction

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February 29, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of an enhanced audio system power amplifier which contains software to address customer concerns of voice guidance instructions (words) being cut short or cut off. For example: instead of the instruction

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

This bulletin announces availability of an enhanced audio system power amplifier which contains software to address customer concerns of voice guidance instructions (words) being cut short or cut off. For example: instead of the instruction

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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 21, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This bulletin provides part number and design change information regarding the fuel door (saucer) assembly which may not open properly due to ice accumulation in sub-freezing conditions.

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August 8, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM and address the following customer concerns: * Check Engine light coming on (with DTC P05A0 stored in memory). * Potential battery discharge (dead batter

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August 8, 2017 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM and address the following customer concerns: * Check Engine light coming on (with DTC P05A0 stored in memory). * Potential battery discharge (dead batter

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August 28, 2017 220000 SEATS

This bulletin announces availability of a new power seat memory control module designed to address customer concerns of the seat memory feature not operating properly. When pressing the buttons to recall one of the last seat positions mem

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August 28, 2017 221600 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

This bulletin announces availability of a new power seat memory control module designed to address customer concerns of the seat memory feature not operating properly. When pressing the buttons to recall one of the last seat positions mem

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June 23, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM and address the following customer concerns: * Check Engine light coming on (with DTC P05A0 stored in memory). * Potential battery discharge (dead batter

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June 23, 2017 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM and address the following customer concerns: * Check Engine light coming on (with DTC P05A0 stored in memory). * Potential battery discharge (dead batter

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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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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 28, 2016 220000 SEATS

All Models Listed with Seat Lifter Feature. This bulletin provides a procedure to address a customer reported cosmetic condition of surface rust appearing on the inner seat cushion frame of the front seat assemblies.

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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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October 13, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of a new power seat memory control module designed to address customer concerns of the seat memory feature not operating properly. When pressing the buttons to recall one of the last seat positions memor

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October 13, 2016 220000 SEATS

This bulletin announces availability of a new power seat memory control module designed to address customer concerns of the seat memory feature not operating properly. When pressing the buttons to recall one of the last seat positions memor

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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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March 14, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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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January 4, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

IF YOU RECEIVE A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A NO CRANK / NO START CONDITION DURING VERY COLD TEMPERATURES, THE IG1, IG2, ACC1, ACC2 AND/OR THE EGI MAIN RELAYS MAY BE THE ROOT CAUSE AND REQUIRE REPLACEMENT. IT IS GENERALLY REPORTED THAT THE CAR ST

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January 4, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

IF YOU RECEIVE A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A NO CRANK / NO START CONDITION DURING VERY COLD TEMPERATURES, THE IG1, IG2, ACC1, ACC2 AND/OR THE EGI MAIN RELAYS MAY BE THE ROOT CAUSE AND REQUIRE REPLACEMENT. IT IS GENERALLY REPORTED THAT THE CAR ST

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February 29, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF AN ENHANCED AUDIO SYSTEM POWER AMPLIFIER WHICH CONTAINS SOFTWARE TO ADDRESS CUSTOMER CONCERNS OF VOICE GUIDANCE INSTRUCTIONS (WORDS) BEING CUT SHORT OR CUT OFF. FOR EXAMPLE: INSTEAD OF THE INSTRUCTIO

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July 23, 2015 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO FOLLOW WHEN RECEIVING A CUSTOMER CONCERN REGARDING OPERATION OF THEIR POWER WINDOW AUTO-UP AND/OR AUTO-DOWN FEATURE. TESTING OF RETURNED POWER WINDOW SWITCH ASSEMBLIES HAS REVEALED

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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 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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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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May 21, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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January 4, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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October 26, 2015 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. WILL BE ISSUING A WARRANTY EXTENSION TO ADDRESS CRACKS OR BREAKAGE IN THE DEICER AREA OF THE WINDSHIELD ON 2015 AND EARLY PRODUCTION 2016 LEGACY AND OUTBACK MODELS EQUIPPED WITH THE ALL WEATHER PACKAGE THAT INCLUDED

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October 26, 2015 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. (SOA) QUALITY ASSURANCE HAS IDENTIFIED AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF CRACKED WINDSHIELDS ON SOME 2015 AND 2016MY LEGACY AND OUTBACK MODELS. FURTHER INVESTIGATION HAS DETERMINED THE ROOT CAUSE FOR MANY OF THESE FAILURE

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October 16, 2015 132000 VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES A SERVICE PROCEDURE TO ADDRESS CUSTOMER CONCERNS OF A WIND RUSHING-TYPE SOUND WHICH SEEMS TO COME FROM THE FRONT DOOR GLASS SASH AREA. CUSTOMERS MAY REPORT A CONCERN WITH ONE OR BOTH FRONT DOORS. IT IS ONLY NECESSARY

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February 8, 2016 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES A CHANGE TO THE BATTERY SENSOR TO PREVENT UNNECESSARY OCCURRENCE OF DTC P1C00 BEING SET / STORED IN THE ECM MEMORY.

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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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February 24, 2014 220000 SEATS

FILM RESIDUE REMOVAL FROM UNDERSIDE OF FRONT SEAT CUSHION COVERS

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August 19, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. (SUBARU) IS RECALLING CERTAIN 2015 AND 2016 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES.

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August 19, 2015 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. (SUBARU) IS RECALLING CERTAIN 2015 AND 2016 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES.

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August 12, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. (SUBARU) IS RECALLING CERTAIN 2015 AND 2016 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES.

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August 10, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

UPDATE: SUBARU RECALL CAMPAIGN: WQU-56 PROPELLER SHAFT-BULLETIN PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE PRODUCT CAMPAIGN BULLETIN FOR WQU-56 HAS BEEN POSTED ON STIS. THE BULLETIN INCLUDES DETAILED INFORMATION REGARDING THE PARTS SHIPMENTS AND THE REPA

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August 5, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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December 11, 2012 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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