2018 SUBARU BRZ

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

2 Recalls for 2018 SUBARU BRZ

Recall Date Component Summary
July 29, 2021 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ascent, 2018 Forester, 2018-2020 Impreza, Legacy, Outback, 2018-2019 BRZ, WRX, and Toyota 86 vehicles. The low-pressure fuel pump inside the fuel tank may fail.

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the low-pressure fuel pump, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 13, 2021. Subaru and Toyota owners may call customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WRG-21.

December 31, 2018 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2018 Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles. In the affected vehicles, a software issue may cause the audio display system to not initialize, resulting in the camera display remaining blank. If this occurs, the rearview image will not display while backing up the vehicle. As a result, the vehicles fail to comply with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety (FMVSS) number 111, “Rearview Mirrors.”

Remedy:

Subaru has notified owners, and dealers will reprogram the audio system display software, free of charge. The recall began on February 5, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WTZ-85.

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228 Service Alerts for 2018 SUBARU BRZ

Date Description
May 3, 2022 010000 STEERING

This bulletin announces the repair procedure to address rare cases of a squeaking-type sound occurring when turning the steering wheel.

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May 17, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a new safety recall for certain 2019-2020 MY Ascent, 2018-2019 MY BRZ, 2018 MY Forester (Turbo), 2018-2020 MY Impreza, 2018-2020 MY Legacy, 2018-2020 MY Outback, and 2018-2019 MY WRX vehicles i

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April 26, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units.

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April 26, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units.

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March 18, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a new safety recall for certain 2019-2020 MY Ascent, 2018-2019 MY BRZ, 2018 MY Forester (Turbo), 2018-2020 MY Impreza, 2018-2020 MY Legacy, 2018-2020 MY Outback, and 2018-2019 MY WRX vehicles i

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

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

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December 9, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a new safety recall for certain 2019-2020 MY Ascent, 2018-2019 MY BRZ, 2018 MY Forester (Turbo), 2018-2020 MY Impreza, 2018-2020 MY Legacy, 2018-2020 MY Outback, and 2018-2019 MY WRX vehicles i

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December 9, 2021 092100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a new safety recall for certain 2019-2020 MY Ascent, 2018-2019 MY BRZ, 2018 MY Forester (Turbo), 2018-2020 MY Impreza, 2018-2020 MY Legacy, 2018-2020 MY Outback, and 2018-2019 MY WRX vehicles i

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November 10, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a new safety recall for certain 2019-2020 MY Ascent, 2018-2019 MY BRZ, 2018 MY Forester (Turbo), 2018-2020 MY Impreza, 2018-2020 MY Legacy, 2018-2020 MY Outback, and 2018-2019 MY WRX vehicles i

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October 19, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a new safety recall for certain 2019-2020 MY Ascent, 2018-2019 MY BRZ, 2018 MY Forester (Turbo), 2018-2020 MY Impreza, 2018-2020 MY Legacy, 2018-2020 MY Outback, and 2018-2019 MY WRX vehicles i

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October 18, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

WRG-21 Fuel Pump Impeller Failure Safety Recall ⿿ Owner Notification.

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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.

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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.

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October 4, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

WRG-21 Fuel Pump Parts Scrapping.

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October 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

WRG-21 Fuel Pump Parts Scrapping.

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February 12, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides helpful information about operating conditions observed in the field for Technicians to use when diagnosing customer concerns which may arise while operating Harman Gen 3 Navigation and Display Audio systems.

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September 29, 2021 200000 WHEELS

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

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September 23, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a new safety recall for certain 2019-2020 MY Ascent, 2018-2019 MY BRZ, 2018 MY Forester (Turbo), 2018-2020 MY Impreza, 2018-2020 MY Legacy, 2018-2020 MY Outback, and 2018-2019 MY WRX vehicles i

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January 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 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.

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August 25, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a new safety recall in which the fuel pump may become inoperative.

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August 25, 2021 081100 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a new safety recall in which the fuel pump may become inoperative.

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August 24, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a new safety recall for certain 2019-2020 MY Ascent, 2018-2019 MY BRZ, 2018 MY Forester (Turbo), 2018-2020 MY Impreza, 2018-2020 MY Legacy, 2018-2020 MY Outback, and 2018-2019 MY WRX vehicles i

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June 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed.

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June 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safet

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June 7, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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June 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 3, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Map Data Update Procedure for Harman Gen 3.0 Navigation Equipped Head Units (H/U)

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June 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 18, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 18, 2020 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units.

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February 25, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin announces a design change made to the replacement front console box cover.

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February 25, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces a design change made to the replacement front console box cover.

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February 12, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides helpful information about operating conditions observed in the field for Technicians to use when diagnosing customer concerns which may arise while operating Harman Gen 3 Navigation and Display Audio systems.

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February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 23, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Map update for Harman Gen 3.0 Navigation Equipped Head Units.

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November 23, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units.

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November 23, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units.

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December 15, 2020 200000 WHEELS

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

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December 18, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units.

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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 areas listed.

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September 22, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update for STARLINK Multimedia Software and Navigation Maps.

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September 22, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Update for STARLINK Multimedia Software and Navigation Maps.

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September 18, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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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July 13, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides a new reprogramming procedure (FOTA) to optimize the Harman Gen 3.0 Audio and Navigation head units (H/U) utilized in the models listed.

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July 13, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides a new reprogramming procedure (FOTA) to optimize the Harman Gen 3.0 Audio and Navigation head units (H/U) utilized in the models listed.

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August 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Map Data Update Procedure for Harman Gen 3.0 Navigation Equipped Head Unts (H/U).

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August 31, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Map Data Update Procedure for Harman Gen 3.0 Navigation Equipped Head Unts (H/U).

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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 12, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 12, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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August 12, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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October 29, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 2, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 23, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the intrest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty for the listed models and model years equipped with a Harman Gen. 3.0 Audio and Navigation head unit.

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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.

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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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May 26, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

This service Information bulletin provides precautions to follow when servicing the Brembo brake calipers utilized on the models listed. Because of their aluminum construction, it is critcal to take extra care when servicing.

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August 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special Service Tools Cross Reference List.

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August 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3.1 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed.

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July 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

IMPORTANT: This Service Information Bulletin has been removed following Software Version 6 release to the field. Please refer to TSb 15-211-17R for Gen 3.0 and TSB 15-236-18R for Gen 3.1 the update on this condition.

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July 16, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 16, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 16, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 16, 2020 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

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

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November 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing concerns of the Apple CarPlay and / or Android Auto feature not connecting or launching properly when a compatible device is connected to the head unit.

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November 15, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing concerns of the Apple CarPlay and / or Android Auto feature not connecting or launching properly when a compatible device is connected to the head unit.

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November 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing specific and general audio/sound related concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide-Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will assist

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November 18, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing specific and general audio/sound related concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide-Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will assist

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November 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns involving Bluetooth (BT) functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which w

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November 15, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns involving Bluetooth (BT) functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which w

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November 15, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns involving Bluetooth (BT) functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which w

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November 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank). Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as

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November 18, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank). Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as

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November 18, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank). Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as

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November 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Saf

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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 20, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns of the Navigation system⿿s functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details whi

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November 18, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns of the Navigation system⿿s functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details whi

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November 18, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns of the Navigation system⿿s functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details whi

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November 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns regarding USB functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help wi

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November 15, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns regarding USB functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help wi

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November 15, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns regarding USB functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help wi

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November 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides helpful information about operating conditions observed in the field for Technicians to use when diagnosing customer concerns which may arise while operating Harman Gen 3.0 and 3.1 Navigation and Display Audio systems

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November 18, 2019 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This bulletin provides helpful information about operating conditions observed in the field for Technicians to use when diagnosing customer concerns which may arise while operating Harman Gen 3.0 and 3.1 Navigation and Display Audio systems

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March 3, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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March 3, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 3, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 19, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed.

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November 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

On August 23rd, 2018, the first TomTom map update for Gen 3.0 Harman navigation equipped vehicles was made available. While the map update process is user-friendly, we ask that retailers assist customers with the map update procedure when r

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November 8, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). These new files will stabilize engine RPM and combustion during warm-up due to slight differences in the air-fuel ratio between cylinde

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November 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). These new files will stabilize engine RPM and combustion during warm-up due to slight differences in the air-fuel ratio between cylinde

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January 28, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The first TomTom map update for Gen 3.0 Harman navigation equipped vehicles was made available.

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January 28, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

The first TomTom map update for Gen 3.0 Harman navigation equipped vehicles was made available.

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January 28, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides a new reprogramming procedure (FOTA) to optimize the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units (H/U) utilized in the models

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January 28, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides a new reprogramming procedure (FOTA) to optimize the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units (H/U) utilized in the models

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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 3, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units.

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January 3, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units.

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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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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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March 20, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new headlamp assemblies which include the following enhancements: (1) Additional ventilation added for optimized temperature control inside the headlamp housing. (2) The added temperature control enha

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March 20, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new headlamp assemblies which include the following enhancements: (1) Additional ventilation added for optimized temperature control inside the headlamp housing. (2) The added temperature control enha

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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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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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February 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information bulletin describes a change made to the labels applied to the push to start switches used on the models listed.

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October 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The proce

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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 areas listed below: There are six areas that should be closely inspected if an oil leak is reported by the cust

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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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March 13, 2019 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank).

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March 13, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank).

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March 13, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safet

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March 13, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safet

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March 13, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safet

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March 13, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safet

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March 12, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safet

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March 12, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safet

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March 12, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safet

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March 12, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safet

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March 11, 2019 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This Service Information bulletin is in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding the audio unit not being able to play certain types of audio Compact Discs (CDs). Harman Gen 3.0 head units which have previously received sof

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March 11, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing clock-related customer concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help with diagnosis a

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March 11, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing clock-related customer concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help with diagnosis a

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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 13, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin announces availability of a new retaining plate and installation method to address gapping conditions which may develop between the front bumper cover and fender.

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May 8, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new audio system amplifiers to address the following operating concerns with the Harman Kardon Gen 3 infotainment system: Symptom 1: No audio output is heard but, the volume level displayed changes w

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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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August 29, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

This Service Information Bulletin announces a design change made to the rear bumper cover side mounting brackets. These new brackets provide increased clearance between the edges of the bumper cover and the corresponding quarter panels. Thi

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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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June 26, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The procedu

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June 26, 2019 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The procedu

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June 26, 2019 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The procedu

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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 Poli

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May 23, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safet

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May 21, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newletter.

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July 11, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standar

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July 11, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Subaru of America, Inc. is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standar

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July 11, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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

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July 26, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The procedu

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July 26, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The procedu

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May 20, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides an additional service procedure for replacing the pulsation dampers located on both low-pressure fuel delivery pipes as shown in the illustration below. Although the BRZ Service Manual does not currently show the damp

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May 20, 2019 074000 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM (PWS)

This bulletin provides an additional service procedure for replacing the pulsation dampers located on both low-pressure fuel delivery pipes as shown in the illustration below. Although the BRZ Service Manual does not currently show the damp

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February 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling 2018 model year Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles equipped with a certain combination of head unit hardware and software, due to the possibility of noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safet

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October 30, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing concerns of the Apple CarPlay and/or Android Auto feature not connecting or launching properly when a compatible device is connected to the head unit.

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October 30, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing concerns of the Apple CarPlay and/or Android Auto feature not connecting or launching properly when a compatible device is connected to the head unit.

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October 30, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing concerns of the Apple CarPlay and/or Android Auto feature not connecting or launching properly when a compatible device is connected to the head unit.

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October 16, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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October 16, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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October 16, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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October 19, 2018 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 16, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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October 16, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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October 16, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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December 10, 2018 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a high-pitched ?chirp?, ?squeak? or ?cricket? sound heard coming from the engine?s Direct Injection (DI) high-pressure fuel pump. Not all DI pumps may exhibit this sound. So

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December 10, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a high-pitched ?chirp?, ?squeak? or ?cricket? sound heard coming from the engine?s Direct Injection (DI) high-pressure fuel pump. Not all DI pumps may exhibit this sound. So

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December 10, 2018 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the ECM. These new files prevent an incorrect diagnosis of DTC P119F: AIR FUEL RATIO IMBALANCE FOR DIRECT INJECTION (BANK 1 FLUCTUATION ENGINE SPEED) and DTC P219A: AIR FUE

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December 10, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the ECM. These new files prevent an incorrect diagnosis of DTC P119F: AIR FUEL RATIO IMBALANCE FOR DIRECT INJECTION (BANK 1 FLUCTUATION ENGINE SPEED) and DTC P219A: AIR FUE

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December 5, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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December 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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

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

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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November 16, 2018 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a high-pitched ?chirp?, ?squeak? or ?cricket? sound heard coming from the engine?s Direct Injection (DI) high-pressure fuel pump. Not all DI pumps may exhibit this sound. So

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November 16, 2018 072100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a high-pitched ?chirp?, ?squeak? or ?cricket? sound heard coming from the engine?s Direct Injection (DI) high-pressure fuel pump. Not all DI pumps may exhibit this sound. So

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November 16, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a high-pitched ?chirp?, ?squeak? or ?cricket? sound heard coming from the engine?s Direct Injection (DI) high-pressure fuel pump. Not all DI pumps may exhibit this sound. So

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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 30, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This Service Information bulletin announces a change to the flywheel (pilot) bearing to a ?environmentally friendly? type which is compliant with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of CHemicals) guidelines

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May 30, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin announces a change to the flywheel (pilot) bearing to a ?environmentally friendly? type which is compliant with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of CHemicals) guidelines

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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 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 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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July 25, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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July 25, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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September 21, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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September 5, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing concerns of the Apple CarPlay and / or Android Auto feature not connecting or launching properly when a compatible device is connected to the head unit.

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing concerns of the Apple CarPlay and / or Android Auto feature not connecting or launching properly when a compatible device is connected to the head unit.

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

September 5, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing concerns of the Apple CarPlay and / or Android Auto feature not connecting or launching properly when a compatible device is connected to the head unit.

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing specific and general audio/sound related concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide-Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will assist

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September 5, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing specific and general audio/sound related concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide-Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will assist

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns involving Bluetooth (BT) functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which w

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September 5, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns involving Bluetooth (BT) functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which w

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September 5, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns involving Bluetooth (BT) functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which w

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing clock-related customer concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help with diagnosis a

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September 5, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing clock-related customer concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help with diagnosis a

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September 5, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing clock-related customer concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help with diagnosis a

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank). Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as

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September 5, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank). Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as

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September 5, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank). Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns of the Navigation system?s functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which

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

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns of the Navigation system?s functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which

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September 5, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns regarding USB functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help wi

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns regarding USB functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help wi

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September 5, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns regarding USB functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help wi

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

This bulletin provides helpful information about operating conditions observed in the field for Technicians to use when diagnosing customer concerns which may arise while operating Harman Gen 3.0 and 3.1 Navigation and Display Audio systems

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August 27, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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August 27, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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August 27, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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August 27, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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August 21, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing specific and general audio/sound related concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide-Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will assist

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August 21, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing specific and general audio/sound related concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide-Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will assist

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August 21, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns involving Bluetooth (BT) functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which w

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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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January 24, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITIONS ONLY. This Service Information bulletin provides detailed part information along with installation instructions for the optional 2018MY 50th Anniversary badges designed to commemorate 50 Years of Subaru in Am

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January 16, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 16, 2018 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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January 11, 2018 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

( 2017-2018MY Impreza – 5 Dr Only)

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March 9, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

2018 Audio/Navigation Exchange Component Identification and Procedures. This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

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March 9, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

2018 Audio/Navigation Exchange Component Identification and Procedures. This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

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August 10, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Note: This is the most accurate information available at the time of printing. 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

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