2016 SUBARU Outback

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

4 Recalls for 2016 SUBARU Outback

Recall Date Component Summary
December 19, 2019 AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Outback vehicles. A replacement air bag control module may have been installed that is not compatible with the passenger air bag module, possibly affecting air bag deployment.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag module, free of charge. The recall began February 3, 2020. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WUX-09.

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.

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

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

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396 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2016 SUBARU Outback

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Date Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11416152
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11415525
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11415620
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11415473
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11415234
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11414573
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11414667
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11414628
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 11414277
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11413712
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11413686
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11413681
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11413627
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11413834
STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11413587
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11413282
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11413123
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11412828
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11408629
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11408446
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11408618
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11408609
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11408396
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11408571
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11408544
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11408369
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11408522
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11408270
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11407990
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11407983
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11407746
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11407190
AIR BAGS | BACK OVER PREVENTION: WARNINGS | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11407039
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11405582
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11405189
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11406130
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11406041
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11403280
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11402729
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11403783
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11403226
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11403604
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11403411
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11403201
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11403731
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11403186
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11403354
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11402774
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11400199
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11400280
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11398792
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11398010
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11398774
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11398873
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11398284
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11397124
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11396713
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11396483
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11396243
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11396600
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11396500
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10925283
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10924455
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10915621
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10909511
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11006456
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11004021
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10994048
AIR BAGS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10994003
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10995389
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 10995354
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10990495
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10983173
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10979655
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10971465
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10970440
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11013647
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11015205
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11014841
STEERING
ODI Number: 11012151
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE
ODI Number: 10905034
AIR BAGS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10904945
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10906222
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10903268
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10903519
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10903175
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10966529
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10958574
SEATS
ODI Number: 10958572
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10956481
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10956290
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10956272
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10956992
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11390753
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11390736
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11390730
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11391034
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11390851
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11390796
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11388831
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11388828
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11388296
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11388925
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11389618
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11389439
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11386677
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11386486
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11387050
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11385793
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11387565
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11386297
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11386614
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11386253
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11387296
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11386187
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11383123
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11378112
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11383841
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11382910
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11383970
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11383591
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11378344
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11375002
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11376849
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11376795
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11376794
STEERING
ODI Number: 10940371
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10937164
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10937379
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10928155
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10928154
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10928153
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10926585
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11372507
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11373023
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11373670
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11372293
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11373628
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11364262
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11366703
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11366512
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11363803
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11363778
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11366626
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11364473
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11363197
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11363155
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11361475
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11363607
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11363437
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11363116
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11362924
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11363058
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11360281
STEERING
ODI Number: 11360433
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11354486
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11354644
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11355190
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11360352
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11352392
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11352160
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11348708
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11349964
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11343247
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11343228
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11342077
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11343626
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11342011
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11343719
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11343872
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11340341
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11339265
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11340847
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11339582
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11339419
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11338820
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11338988
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 11339375
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11339829
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11340909
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11340715
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11340708
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11338099
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11329748
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11330109
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11329333
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11330044
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11327762
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11325752
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11326479
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11325312
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11326402
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11325471
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11326924
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11324748
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11322191
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11322766
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11322374
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11323973
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11322888
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11323364
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11322273
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11322260
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11322243
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11323475
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11323470
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11321279
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11321499
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11321323
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11318398
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11318147
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11316459
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318525
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11310868
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11310840
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11308513
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11310059
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11307398
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11299428
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11297697
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11297777
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11296707
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11291650
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11291078
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11289230
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11290996
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11290983
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11287603
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11287140
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11282039
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
ODI Number: 11280847
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11280989
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11279962
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11278062
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11277481
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271397
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271386
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11242237
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11243731
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11242993
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11242812
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11240241
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11241366
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11241891
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11241874
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11240771
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11234230
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11232574
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11234178
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11269023
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11269609
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11268163
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11267661
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11265251
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11265248
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11258352
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11265408
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11258994
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11258063
STEERING
ODI Number: 11257585
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11253105
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11252942
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11252751
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11252618
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11253444
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11207110
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11205526
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11192574
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11195331
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11230683
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11222609
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11222569
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11221526
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11228555
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11218835
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11219899
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11217543
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11217860
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11163652
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11164684
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11156933
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11162323
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11133583
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11133579
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11128211
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11123268
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11122836
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11099465
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11101812
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11100504
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11098158
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11097212
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11096494
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11093444
STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11092125
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11189898
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11191648
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11189816
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11187188
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11183656
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11183971
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11183351
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11175786
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11175157
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11180603
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11082005
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11083176
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11083322
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 11084232
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11082397
SEAT BELTS | SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 11075241
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11072064
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11071692
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11073604
STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11153602
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11154540
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11153664
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11152314
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11151555
STEERING
ODI Number: 11153488
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11141955
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11118683
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11115595
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11118220
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11109518
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11109494
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11111266
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11111054
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11102877
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11102365
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11102362
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11104765
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11066187
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11064456
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11063513
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11062973
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11058042
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11058155
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11052459
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11045253
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11047298
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11041415
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11025142
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11024212
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11022393
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11021726
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11016240
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10886151
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10885208
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10885207
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10885205
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10882076
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10883635
STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10876341
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10881286
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10872719
STEERING
ODI Number: 10870588
STEERING
ODI Number: 10870662
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10865586
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10871701
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10862777
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10862769
STEERING
ODI Number: 10864887
STEERING
ODI Number: 10864883
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10864799
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10860989
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10861245
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10861402
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10860578
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10854576
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10853243
STEERING
ODI Number: 10853905
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10853168
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10850872
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10851022
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10850657
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10851106
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
ODI Number: 10846477
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10846084
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10849933
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10837939
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10837191
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10823921
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10822881
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10817540
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10818039
STEERING
ODI Number: 10809598
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10789134
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10790669
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10794654
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10787018
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10781227
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10760241
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11395500
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING
ODI Number: 11132100
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10839200
Is the government investigating the safety of your vehicle? Find out here.

0 Investigations for 2016 SUBARU Outback

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

435 Service Alerts for 2016 SUBARU Outback

Date Description
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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December 2, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces design change to the water pump assembly.

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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.

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

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 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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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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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

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

July 30, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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 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 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 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 7, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 7, 2021 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

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

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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.

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

May 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

December 15, 2020 150000 SEAT BELTS

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

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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.

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

December 15, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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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.

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

December 15, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

December 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.

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

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

November 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

December 15, 2020 220000 SEATS

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

May 4, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

May 4, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

May 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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April 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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 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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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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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

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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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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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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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January 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru is recalling certain 2016-2017 model year Outback vehicles in which an incorrect Airbag Control Module may have been installed as a replacement part. A total of 46 U.S. vehicles may be affected by this recall.

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January 31, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

Subaru is recalling certain 2016-2017 model year Outback vehicles in which an incorrect Airbag Control Module may have been installed as a replacement part. A total of 46 U.S. vehicles may be affected by this recall.

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January 31, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru is recalling certain 2016-2017 model year Outback vehicles in which an incorrect Airbag Control Module may have been installed as a replacement part. A total of 46 U.S. vehicles may be affected by this recall.

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies developed to address the following customer concerns: ? Power windows inoperative from the driver?s door master and / or passenger front door switch ? Unable to re

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May 2, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies developed to address the following customer concerns: ? Power windows inoperative from the driver?s door master and / or passenger front door switch ? Unable to re

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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 13, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 13, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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March 8, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

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

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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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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 130000 VISIBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies developed to address the following customer concerns: ⿢ Power windows inoperative from the driver⿿s door master and / or passenger front door switch ⿢ 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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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 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 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 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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January 30, 2018 162610 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

This bulletin announces a design change to the power rear gate (PRG) rod. The new rod will address isolated cases of one end of the rod coming off the ball stud just as the latch releases and the gate starts to open / move.

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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 15, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces a design change to the PRG mechanism in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding a gear-clash or grinding -type sound heard when opening or closing the rear gate. A material change and revised torque

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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 30, 2017 160000 STRUCTURE

ALL OUTBACKS AND 5-DOOR IMPREZA MODELS ONLY. This bulletin announces a design change of the tonneau cover assembly to address customer concerns of the handle portion coming loose. The handle has been changed to optimize retention and made

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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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March 21, 2017 162900 STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

This bulletin announces a design change to the roof rail assemblies. This change has been made in response to isolated customer concerns of a visible gap between the base portion of the rail assembly and the roof panel as shown in the examp

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March 21, 2017 354300 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK

This bulletin announces a design change to the roof rail assemblies. This change has been made in response to isolated customer concerns of a visible gap between the base portion of the rail assembly and the roof panel as shown in the examp

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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 27, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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December 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 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 6, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new rear gate (PRG) stays designed to address customer concerns of other than expected PRG operation. The enhancement involves a change to the viscosity of the lubricant used for maintaining smooth op

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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 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

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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December 16, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 16, 2015 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN PROVIDES DESIGN CHANGE INFORMATION REGARDING THE REAR GATE PANEL ASSEMBLY, THE REAR SPOILER ASSEMBLY AND THEIR INTERCHANGEABILITY.

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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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August 19, 2013 191000 TIRES:TREAD/BELT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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January 14, 2016 200000 WHEELS

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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 21, 2015 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. THE TABLES CONTAINED WITHIN THIS BULLETIN ARE TO BE USED AS GUIDES FOR BEC

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August 21, 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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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 5, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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September 10, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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 11, 2012 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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