2017 SUBARU Forester

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

1 Recalls for 2017 SUBARU Forester

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

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

Remedy:

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

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 2017 SUBARU Forester

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331 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2017 SUBARU Forester

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Date Component  
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11414231
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11414188
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11414092
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11413541
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11413504
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11408661
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11330212
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11407389
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11406547
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11405715
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11404909
STEERING
ODI Number: 11406020
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11405908
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11403413
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11403412
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11404287
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11404281
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11399650
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11399250
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11398372
AIR BAGS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11398519
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11398849
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11397613
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11397114
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11396582
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10923928
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10917994
STEERING
ODI Number: 10919275
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10916632
SEATS
ODI Number: 11004921
STEERING
ODI Number: 11002946
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10992823
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10990914
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10986045
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11015101
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11015022
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10906899
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10958676
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10959901
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10956601
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10953804
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10953792
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10949892
SEATS
ODI Number: 10947614
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11395158
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11395156
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11395195
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11390951
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11390587
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11388842
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11390247
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11385772
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11386272
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11386252
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11386237
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11385559
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11384141
BACK OVER PREVENTION: WARNINGS | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS
ODI Number: 11384111
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11376737
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11375314
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11376643
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11375082
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11374911
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11376517
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11376509
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11376489
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10940353
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10928617
STEERING
ODI Number: 10927374
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11366560
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11365912
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11365022
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11366318
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11363958
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11361950
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11361001
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11361383
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11360997
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11363167
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11363481
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11361328
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11362383
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11360741
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11355206
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11352835
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11353136
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11353133
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11352052
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11353128
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11353972
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11349230
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11348661
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11349318
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 11348977
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11341585
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11343357
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11340931
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11340741
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11331483
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11331112
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11330706
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11337644
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11328194
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11330212
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11330497
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11329083
ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11326140
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11327010
SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11324846
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11327130
SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11324792
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11324784
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11324418
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11322247
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11323435
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11321302
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11320218
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11319992
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11321343
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11317089
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11317974
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11317967
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318181
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318342
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318115
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318288
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11319029
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11311326
STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11310724
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11311489
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11315871
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11311480
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11311477
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11315698
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11311652
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11312129
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11310867
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11311606
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11311019
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11310958
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11311861
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11307819
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11301948
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11306742
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11301737
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11306698
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11301593
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11299539
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11297360
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11297010
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11298021
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11292192
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11290038
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11291096
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11290517
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11289678
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11290857
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11291381
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11291876
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11291513
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11290966
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11290612
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11286533
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11288263
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11286484
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11287103
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11288705
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11288001
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11287235
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11283115
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11280796
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11282641
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11282076
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11278015
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11278469
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11278623
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11277633
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 11271522
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11271675
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271497
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11276880
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11277041
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271468
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271453
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271579
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271394
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271388
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11276947
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11271359
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271714
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11245794
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11246104
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11246615
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11245476
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243589
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11243586
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243235
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243063
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243563
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243370
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243189
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243186
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11243720
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11243717
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243716
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11242984
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243315
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11244336
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11243111
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11232569
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11268102
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11268101
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11267908
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11268028
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11267525
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11268003
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11267791
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11258725
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11258003
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11258886
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11265586
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11258190
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11258187
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11265915
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11265904
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11265218
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11257927
AIR BAGS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11258139
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11266542
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11265346
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11258068
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11258773
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11266149
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11256303
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11256607
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 11256078
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11255730
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11256883
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11256324
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11256643
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11254832
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11253585
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11254293
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11254127
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11253731
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11208734
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11205164
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11195725
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11197003
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11193715
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11195512
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11229301
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11229430
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11222070
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11221355
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11221333
SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11219128
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11219790
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11219785
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11221048
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11220818
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11173781
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11172864
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11172674
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11170211
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11171215
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11164465
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11132690
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11131707
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11131474
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 11130149
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11130820
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11124239
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11120717
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11099947
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11100798
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11097994
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11098276
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11098426
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11092294
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11091464
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11092568
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11088976
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11190410
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11190407
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11191384
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11184451
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11184937
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11185494
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11184544
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11182658
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11182910
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11176338
STEERING
ODI Number: 11176275
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11084047
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11082663
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11082273
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11083621
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11080745
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11074405
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11073997
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11072066
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11156601
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEATS
ODI Number: 11154746
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11155187
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11154322
STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11150692
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11150690
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11149452
SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11141018
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11140691
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11142191
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11141556
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11141206
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEATS
ODI Number: 11110572
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11110323
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEAT BELTS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11110111
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11110075
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11102261
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11103515
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11102823
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11054169
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11047382
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11043742
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11033961
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11031915
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11025406
STEERING
ODI Number: 11023325
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11319700
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11173400
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11311000
Is the government investigating the safety of your vehicle? Find out here.

4 Investigations for 2017 SUBARU Forester

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

431 Service Alerts for 2017 SUBARU Forester

Date Description
July 11, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

July 11, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

July 11, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

July 11, 2022 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

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

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

July 11, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

July 11, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

July 11, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

July 5, 2022 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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

July 5, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

May 12, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the Service Manual correction for the diagnostic trouble tree for DTC C2521 and/or DTC 21.

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

May 19, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

May 19, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

May 18, 2022 150000 SEAT BELTS

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

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

May 23, 2022 220000 SEATS

This bulletin announces a design change made to the Slide Rail components of the left and right front power seat frame / track assembliesd.

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

April 6, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

March 18, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

September 24, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

September 22, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This 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.

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

January 20, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces design changes made to the front exhaust pipe covers. The covers have a redesigned shape to provide a more streamlined fit with the previously re-designed front exhaust pipe bellows.

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

January 20, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces design changes made to the front exhaust pipe and covers to address the small number of customer concerns regarding a rattle-type noise from the undercarriage during acceleration.

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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.

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

February 1, 2022 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

This bulletin announces design changes made to the front exhaust pipe covers.

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

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

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

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

January 20, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces design changes made to the front exhaust pipe covers. The covers have a redesigned shape to provide a more streamlined fit with the previously re-designed front exhaust pipe bellows.

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January 20, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces design changes made to the front exhaust pipe and covers to address the small number of customer concerns regarding a rattle-type noise from the undercarriage during acceleration.

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

December 21, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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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.

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

November 11, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles.

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

November 11, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles.

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

October 14, 2021 050000 PARKING BRAKE

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

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

October 14, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

October 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

October 14, 2021 050000 PARKING BRAKE

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

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

October 14, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

October 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

October 27, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

October 27, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

October 15, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

October 15, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

October 7, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

October 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

October 19, 2021 050000 PARKING BRAKE

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

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

October 19, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

February 22, 2021 204000 WHEELS:HUB

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

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

February 22, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

February 22, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

February 17, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles.

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

February 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles.

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

September 24, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

September 24, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

September 22, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This 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.

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

September 29, 2021 200000 WHEELS

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

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

January 19, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

January 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

January 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.

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

January 12, 2021 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

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

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

January 12, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

January 12, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

August 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

August 4, 2021 150000 SEAT BELTS

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

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

August 4, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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

August 30, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

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

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

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

July 27, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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

July 30, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles.

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

July 30, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles.

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

July 30, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

July 30, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

July 26, 2021 010000 STEERING

As part of Subaru of America⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, this letter is to inform you of an extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for your vehicle⿿s Electronic Power Steering Gear Box Assembly.

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

July 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

As part of Subaru of America⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, this letter is to inform you of an extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for your vehicle⿿s Electronic Power Steering Gear Box Assembly.

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

July 26, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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

July 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

July 30, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

July 30, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

June 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

June 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

June 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Gen1 Telematics Reprogramming for 3G Sunset.

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

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.

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

June 7, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin is to advise of SOA⿿s revised catalytic converter recycling program shipping procedure.

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

June 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin is to advise of SOA⿿s revised catalytic converter recycling program shipping procedure.

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

June 28, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

June 23, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

June 7, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

June 7, 2021 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

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

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

June 2, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

June 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

May 21, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

May 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

May 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

May 5, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

May 31, 2017 010000 STEERING

This bulletin announces availability of a new steering wheel designed to address a possible customer concern of insufficient performance of the heated steering wheel feature on applicable models.

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April 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

WRB-21 Forester condenser parts scrapping

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

April 13, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

April 13, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

April 30, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles.

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

March 25, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Gen1 Telematics Reprogramming for 3G Sunset.

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

March 31, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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

March 18, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles.

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

March 10, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

December 15, 2020 150000 SEAT BELTS

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

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

December 15, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

December 15, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

February 4, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

February 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

February 22, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

February 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles.

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

February 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles.

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

December 15, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

December 15, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

December 2, 2020 200000 WHEELS

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

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

January 12, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

January 12, 2021 150000 SEAT BELTS

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

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

January 12, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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

January 19, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 1, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a Service Campaign for certain 2017 model year Forester normally aspirated vehicles with CVT transmissions. Subaru has determined vehicles affected by this Service Program require additional

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

February 1, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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

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

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

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

February 1, 2021 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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

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

November 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

December 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

December 15, 2020 200000 WHEELS

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

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December 15, 2020 150000 SEAT BELTS

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

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December 15, 2020 220000 SEATS

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

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January 22, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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December 2, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

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

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December 1, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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September 18, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 4, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 4, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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May 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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May 5, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 5, 2020 220000 SEATS

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

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May 5, 2020 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

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

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July 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service information bulletin provides Telematics system/generation applicability.

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July 14, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information bulletin provides IMPORTANT information regarding diagnosis and replacement (when applicable) of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DMC).

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August 31, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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August 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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August 30, 2016 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

The CVT fluid in affected vehicles was not filled to the proper specified level at the factory. The condition could cause a noticeable air vacuum noise or possibly even chain slip under high levels of shock load depending upon driving condi

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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 26, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Various paint manufacturers designate their own stock numbers and coding information although many of the major suppliers are now using the SOA paint codes to help eliminate possible confusion. Their color formulations are updated on a cont

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August 26, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Various paint manufacturers designate their own stock numbers and coding information although many of the major suppliers are now using the SOA paint codes to help eliminate possible confusion. Their color formulations are updated on a cont

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August 30, 2016 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

This Service Information bulletin provides a procedure to use when installing a SOA821B200 replacement battery in a 2015MY WRX (2.0L). The sensor located on the battery ground terminal interferes with the battery vent cap used on the replac

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August 30, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This Service Information bulletin provides a procedure to use when installing a SOA821B200 replacement battery in a 2015MY WRX (2.0L). The sensor located on the battery ground terminal interferes with the battery vent cap used on the replac

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August 12, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 12, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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August 12, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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October 29, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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September 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

In the interest of providing continued customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the Basic New Car Limited Warranty coverage for the Condenser component of the Air Conditioning system on all 2017 and a limited number

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October 9, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

October 9, 2020 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

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

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

October 9, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

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

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October 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 9, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

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

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October 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 30, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This service information bulletin provides important information regarding diagnosis and replacement (when applicable) of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM). All models with STARLINK Telematics System.

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

April 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This service information bulletin provides important information regarding diagnosis and replacement (when applicable) of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM). All models with STARLINK Telematics System.

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April 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of providing continued customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the basic New Car Limited Warranty coverage for the Condenser component of the Air Conditioning system on all 2017 and certain 2018 MY

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

August 17, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

In the interest of providing continued customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the basic New Car Limited Warranty coverage for the Condenser component of the Air Conditioning system on all 2017 and certain 2018 MY

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August 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special Service Tools Cross Reference List.

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August 31, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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August 31, 2020 200000 WHEELS

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

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August 26, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This service information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models listed.

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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

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

July 16, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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.

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

July 16, 2020 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

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

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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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January 31, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

This bulletin announces availability of a new stop lamp switch for the models listed above equipped with LED – type rear combination lamps.

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January 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of a new stop lamp switch for the models listed above equipped with LED – type rear combination lamps.

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

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

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

December 4, 2019 220000 SEATS

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

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December 10, 2019 220000 SEATS

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

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November 21, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 21, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

November 21, 2019 220000 SEATS

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

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

November 21, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

December 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 Poli

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December 13, 2019 220000 SEATS

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

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December 13, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 13, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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February 7, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

February 7, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

March 26, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

March 26, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

March 26, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

March 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 24, 2020 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

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

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March 24, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

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

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March 24, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 3, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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March 3, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 3, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

March 2, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

March 2, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

March 2, 2020 220000 SEATS

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

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

February 27, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 27, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

February 19, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

February 21, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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January 30, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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January 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 17, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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January 17, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 17, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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January 6, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The available inventory update for the WUM-98 harness

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January 6, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

The available inventory update for the WUM-98 harness

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January 6, 2020 220000 SEATS

The available inventory update for the WUM-98 harness

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March 10, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

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

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

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

March 10, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 10, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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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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November 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

November 1, 2019 220000 SEATS

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

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

November 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 1, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 1, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

March 27, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

February 12, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

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February 12, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

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February 11, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 11, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 11, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 11, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 19, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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 19, 2020 200000 WHEELS

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

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March 19, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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October 22, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

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

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October 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 8, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

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

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February 28, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 9, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 8, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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October 8, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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September 30, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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September 20, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

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

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April 23, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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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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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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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 5, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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August 5, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 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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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 28, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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May 28, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 21, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newletter.

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May 28, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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May 28, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 23, 2019 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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July 23, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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July 12, 2019 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 30, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 30, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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July 26, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 26, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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February 20, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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February 20, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 20, 2019 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

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

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

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

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February 19, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

This bulletin provides a diagnostic procedure for a chattering-type sound originating from the a/c compressor assembly. In the case where a refrigerant leak is identified as coming from the a/c condenser, the level of refrigerant oil may al

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October 26, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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October 26, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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October 26, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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January 11, 2019 010000 STEERING

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

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

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

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January 11, 2019 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

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

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October 26, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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October 26, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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October 12, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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October 12, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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October 12, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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October 9, 2018 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

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

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October 9, 2018 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

October 9, 2018 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

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

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October 9, 2018 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

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

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

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

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October 2, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

October 2, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

October 2, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

December 28, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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December 21, 2018 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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December 21, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 22, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 31, 2018 010000 STEERING

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

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February 9, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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

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

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

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

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February 6, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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February 13, 2018 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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February 13, 2018 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

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

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February 13, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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February 9, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 9, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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July 30, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 21, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 21, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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September 27, 2018 010000 STEERING

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

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September 21, 2018 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This Service Information bulletin provides details about revised CVT select lever (shifter) components. The shape of the lock plate and output of the shift lock solenoid have been changed.

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September 21, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin provides details about revised CVT select lever (shifter) components. The shape of the lock plate and output of the shift lock solenoid have been changed.

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

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

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June 11, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 20, 2018 010000 STEERING

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

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June 21, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 11, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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June 11, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 29, 2018 122000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

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

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August 29, 2018 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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August 28, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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August 24, 2018 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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August 24, 2018 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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August 22, 2018 220000 SEATS

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

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

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

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

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

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December 15, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 15, 2017 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

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

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December 22, 2017 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Subject: Removal of Certain Fujitsu 10 Audio / Navigation Update Files from Subarunet The following update files have been temporarily removed from Subarunet due to potential quality concerns with the 2nd file used in those updates. Retai

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

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

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January 3, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

TECHNICAL SUPPORT GUIDE FOR NAVIGATION AND AUDIO F10 GEN2 SYSTEMS.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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January 3, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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January 11, 2018 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

( 2017-2018MY Impreza – 5 Dr Only)

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March 2, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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March 23, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 6, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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September 11, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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March 28, 2018 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

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

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

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

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March 28, 2018 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

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

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

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

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

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

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January 24, 2018 124000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS

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

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October 12, 2017 220000 SEATS

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

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September 30, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.

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September 1, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

NON-TURBO MODELS – Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) has determined that certain 2017 model year Forester normally aspirated vehicles equipped with CVT transmissions will require additional CVT fluid. The CVT fluid (CVTFII) in affected ve

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September 8, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 15, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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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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April 20, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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April 20, 2017 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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April 25, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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March 31, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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March 2, 2017 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 Polic

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March 2, 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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March 10, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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December 30, 2016 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

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

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

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

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December 14, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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December 14, 2016 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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August 3, 2017 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Non-Turbo with CVT Models only. Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a Service Campaign for certain 2017 model year Forester normally aspirated vehicles with CVT transmissions. Subaru has determined vehicles affected by this Se

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August 16, 2017 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 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 15, 2017 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

MODELS WITH EYESIGHT ONLY. This bulletin announces availability of a new Electronic Power Steering (EPS) controller to address a very limited number of cases involving DTC B281C “INCOMPATIBLE WITH EYESIGHT (EPS)” in the EyeSight system.

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June 20, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM and address the following customer concerns: * Engine RPM surge on light acceleration caused by improper EGR operation * Potential battery discharge (dea

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 15, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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June 22, 2017 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Models with SRVD Only. This bulletin provides revised diagnostic and repair procedures to address DTC B2327 for the Subaru Rear Vehicle Detection (SRVD), Blind-Spot Detection (BSD) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) system on the applica

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June 22, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Models with SRVD Only. This bulletin provides revised diagnostic and repair procedures to address DTC B2327 for the Subaru Rear Vehicle Detection (SRVD), Blind-Spot Detection (BSD) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) system on the applica

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

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

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June 15, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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June 26, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 21, 2016 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

This Service Information bulletin provides a guideline to use for placement of required or mandated windshield stickers (inside and / or outside) on vehicles equipped with EyeSight Driver Assist Technology and High Beam Assist (HBA) featur

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July 21, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This Service Information bulletin provides a guideline to use for placement of required or mandated windshield stickers (inside and / or outside) on vehicles equipped with EyeSight Driver Assist Technology and High Beam Assist (HBA) featur

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November 16, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.

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

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

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November 10, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 8, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These new files will address customer concerns of Check Engine light illumination resulting from DTC P013F or P014B* being stored in the ECM memory. *DT

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November 8, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin announces a design change to the front speaker grille. The new grilles have increased retention capabilities to address customer concerns of a loose fit.

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November 8, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces a design change to the front speaker grille. The new grilles have increased retention capabilities to address customer concerns of a loose fit.

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October 3, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

(non-Turbo) with CVT. Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a Service Campaign for certain 2017 model year Forester normally aspirated vehicles with CVT transmissions. Subaru has determined vehicles affected by this Service Pr

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

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure. The exchange program policy can also be found in Sections 8.4.9 and 11.2.10 of your Claims Policie

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October 4, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

This announcement supersedes the announcement previously posted August 30, 2016. In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. is initiating a service program for certain 2017 model year Forester non?Turbo vehicles with

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October 4, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This announcement supersedes the announcement previously posted August 30, 2016. In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. is initiating a service program for certain 2017 model year Forester non?Turbo vehicles with

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2017 SUBARU Forester

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