2018 SUBARU Forester

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

3 Recalls for 2018 SUBARU Forester

Recall Date Component Summary
2021-07-29 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.

2019-10-03 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.

2018-07-10 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS | TIRES

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2018 Subaru Forester vehicles. The Certification Label may indicate the incorrect wheel size, tire size, and air pressure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.”

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected label, free of charge. The recall began July 26, 2018. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WTS-78.

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244 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2018 SUBARU Forester

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Date Component  
2019-11-28 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11282750
2021-05-03 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11414913
2021-05-03 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11414913
2021-05-03 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11414990
2021-05-03 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11414934
2021-04-29 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11414505
2021-04-26 WHEELS
ODI Number: 11413908
2021-04-23 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL | STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11413527
2021-04-25 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11413859
2021-04-21 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11413234
2021-04-18 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11408648
2021-04-18 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11408646
2021-04-18 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11408638
2021-04-12 AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11407730
2021-04-14 POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11408079
2021-04-13 SERVICE BRAKES | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11407915
2021-04-12 UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11407554
2021-04-12 AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11407730
2021-04-08 ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11407119
2021-04-07 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11406928
2021-03-30 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11405583
2021-03-29 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11405369
2021-03-29 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11405351
2021-03-31 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11405782
2021-03-27 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11405140
2021-03-17 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11403456
2021-03-20 STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11404030
2021-03-18 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11403679
2021-03-15 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11403037
2021-03-10 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11400224
2021-03-05 BACK OVER PREVENTION: WARNINGS | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11399285
2021-03-08 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11399729
2021-02-26 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11398081
2021-02-23 ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11397546
2021-02-17 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11396602
2021-02-16 SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11396525
2021-02-13 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11396103
2021-01-31 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11390893
2021-01-15 SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11388371
2021-01-22 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11389429
2021-01-28 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11390582
2021-01-16 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11388487
2021-01-16 ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11388472
2021-01-28 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11390490
2021-01-13 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11387817
2021-01-13 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 11387974
2021-01-22 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11389452
2020-12-30 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11385597
2021-01-09 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11387332
2021-01-03 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11386242
2021-01-05 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11386557
2020-12-27 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11385161
2020-12-14 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11383410
2020-12-10 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11382870
2020-12-20 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11384272
2020-12-09 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11378668
2020-12-14 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11383326
2020-12-20 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11384220
2020-11-23 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11375898
2020-11-27 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11376703
2020-11-27 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11376699
2020-11-30 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11377208
2020-11-28 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11376855
2020-11-28 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11376837
2020-11-28 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11376824
2020-11-29 LANE DEPARTURE: ASSIST | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11376994
2020-11-29 LANE DEPARTURE: ASSIST | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11376993
2020-11-20 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11375612
2020-12-01 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11377299
2020-10-19 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11365217
2020-10-27 SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11366720
2020-10-26 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11366545
2020-10-27 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11366714
2020-10-07 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11363312
2020-10-09 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11363616
2020-09-16 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11355420
2020-09-16 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11355374
2020-09-17 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11355538
2020-09-11 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11354469
2020-09-22 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11360549
2020-09-17 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11355669
2020-09-09 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11354013
2020-09-08 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11353809
2020-08-17 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11349769
2020-08-15 UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11349359
2020-07-28 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11341955
2020-07-09 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11338382
2020-07-12 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11338902
2020-06-29 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11331567
2020-06-29 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11331468
2020-07-06 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11337687
2020-06-21 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11329873
2020-06-14 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11328788
2020-06-13 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11328688
2020-06-11 VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 11328315
2020-05-19 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11325160
2020-06-03 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11327066
2020-05-28 UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11326337
2020-05-20 UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11325242
2020-04-28 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11322542
2020-04-27 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11322474
2020-05-11 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11324124
2020-04-26 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11322297
2020-05-06 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11323489
2020-04-23 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11322073
2020-04-25 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11322218
2020-05-03 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11323103
2020-04-20 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11321660
2020-04-10 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11320750
2020-03-31 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11319850
2020-04-19 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11321566
2020-03-14 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318053
2020-03-14 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318030
2020-03-14 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318020
2020-03-14 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11317991
2020-03-08 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11316859
2020-03-13 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11317927
2020-03-13 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11317915
2020-03-13 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11317914
2020-03-13 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11317909
2020-03-13 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11317877
2020-03-07 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11316765
2020-02-24 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11311105
2020-02-23 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11310914
2020-02-26 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11311664
2020-02-23 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11310908
2020-03-02 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11315692
2020-02-24 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11311054
2020-03-03 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11315831
2020-02-22 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11310790
2020-02-23 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11310974
2020-02-22 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11310761
2020-03-01 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11315406
2020-02-17 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11309658
2020-01-28 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11302517
2019-12-31 AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11292320
2020-01-01 STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11292420
2020-01-10 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11298450
2020-01-09 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11298284
2019-12-24 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11291061
2019-12-29 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11291854
2019-12-17 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11289753
2019-12-04 STEERING
ODI Number: 11286848
2019-12-03 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11286596
2019-11-27 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11282706
2019-11-25 POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11282288
2019-11-04 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11277973
2019-10-30 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11277092
2019-10-28 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271692
2019-10-27 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271315
2019-10-27 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271302
2019-10-27 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271298
2019-10-30 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11277228
2019-10-28 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271657
2019-10-28 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271442
2019-10-31 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11277343
2019-10-29 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11271788
2019-10-27 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271398
2019-10-28 UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271585
2019-10-27 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271371
2019-10-28 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11271710
2019-08-19 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11244992
2019-08-20 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11245313
2019-08-11 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11243076
2019-08-13 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11243766
2019-08-15 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11244085
2019-08-14 AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11243913
2019-07-30 STEERING
ODI Number: 11240677
2019-08-12 SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11241505
2019-07-27 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11235277
2019-07-15 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11232057
2019-10-11 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11267882
2019-10-17 AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 11269248
2019-10-16 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11268885
2019-09-24 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11257673
2019-09-19 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11256570
2019-09-20 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11256854
2019-09-02 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11252727
2019-09-11 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11254712
2019-09-03 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11252849
2019-09-04 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11253140
2019-05-21 STEERING | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11209053
2019-05-13 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11207339
2019-05-20 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11208735
2019-05-13 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11207332
2019-05-06 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11205783
2019-04-26 WHEELS
ODI Number: 11204054
2019-04-04 STEERING
ODI Number: 11193891
2019-04-09 POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11195285
2019-04-08 AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11194757
2019-04-05 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11194149
2019-07-08 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11230023
2019-07-04 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11229449
2019-06-23 WHEELS
ODI Number: 11221993
2019-06-11 SERVICE BRAKES | STRUCTURE:BODY | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11219240
2019-06-14 STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11220029
2019-01-09 AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEATS
ODI Number: 11166156
2019-01-21 SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11171238
2019-01-04 AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11165546
2018-12-18 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11162333
2018-10-12 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11139907
2018-09-07 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11127994
2018-09-05 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11124519
2018-09-07 POWER TRAIN | STRUCTURE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11128069
2018-08-17 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11120676
2018-08-26 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11122391
2018-05-22 STEERING
ODI Number: 11097321
2018-05-25 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11097928
2018-05-18 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11096684
2018-05-22 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11097195
2018-05-07 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11092370
2018-04-15 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
ODI Number: 11085135
2018-04-24 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11089828
2019-03-17 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11187349
2019-03-18 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11187465
2019-03-06 AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEATS
ODI Number: 11184689
2019-02-11 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEAT BELTS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11176202
2019-02-06 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11174881
2019-02-10 ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11175999
2018-03-30 POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11082203
2018-12-03 POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11155609
2018-11-30 BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
ODI Number: 11155204
2018-11-29 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11154670
2018-11-16 AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEATS
ODI Number: 11151957
2018-11-22 POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11153216
2018-10-30 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11144036
2018-10-27 AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEATS
ODI Number: 11143434
2018-11-02 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11144988
2018-11-05 AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11149508
2018-10-26 POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11142919
2018-08-06 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11118105
2018-08-15 STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11120029
2018-08-01 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11115052
2018-07-15 AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
ODI Number: 11111454
2018-07-13 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11111199
2018-07-09 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11110278
2018-06-29 POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11104665
2018-01-16 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11063153
2017-12-21 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11055994
2017-09-21 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11024931
2017-09-08 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11022389
2018-07-26 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11114000
2020-02-18 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11309900
2019-11-01 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11277600
Is the government investigating the safety of your vehicle? Find out here.

4 Investigations for 2018 SUBARU Forester

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
2019-08-06 2020-01-22 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
2019-08-06 2020-01-22 AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
2019-08-06 2020-01-22 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE
2019-08-06 2020-01-22 AIR BAGS
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

375 Service Alerts for 2018 SUBARU Forester

Date Description
2022-07-11 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")

2022-07-11 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")

2022-07-11 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")

2022-07-11 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")

2022-07-11 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")

2022-07-11 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")

2022-07-11 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")

2022-07-05 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")

2022-07-05 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")

2022-05-12 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")

2022-05-19 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")

2022-05-19 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")

2022-05-18 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")

2022-05-23 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")

2022-05-17 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

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

2022-04-06 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")

2022-03-18 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")

2021-09-24 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")

2021-09-22 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")

2021-09-23 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

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

2021-09-23 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

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

2022-01-20 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")

2022-01-20 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.

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

2022-01-02 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

2022-02-18 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")

2022-02-01 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")

2022-01-02 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")

2022-01-20 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.

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

2022-01-20 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")

2021-12-21 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")

2021-11-15 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")

2021-11-10 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

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

2021-11-11 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")

2021-11-11 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")

2021-10-19 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

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

2021-10-14 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")

2021-10-14 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")

2021-10-14 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")

2021-10-14 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")

2021-10-14 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")

2021-10-14 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")

2021-10-27 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")

2021-10-27 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")

2021-10-18 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

2021-10-15 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")

2021-10-15 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")

2021-10-07 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")

2021-10-07 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")

2021-10-04 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

WRG-21 Fuel Pump Parts Scrapping.

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

2021-10-04 350000 EQUIPMENT

WRG-21 Fuel Pump Parts Scrapping.

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

2021-10-19 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")

2021-10-19 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")

2021-02-22 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")

2021-02-22 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")

2021-02-22 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")

2021-02-17 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")

2021-02-17 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")

2021-09-24 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")

2021-09-24 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")

2021-09-22 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")

2021-09-29 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")

2021-01-19 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")

2021-01-14 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")

2021-01-04 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

2021-01-04 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")

2021-01-12 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")

2021-01-12 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")

2021-01-12 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")

2021-08-23 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")

2021-08-25 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

2021-08-25 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.

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

2021-08-04 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")

2021-08-04 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")

2021-08-30 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")

2021-08-30 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")

2021-08-24 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

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

2021-07-27 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")

2021-07-30 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")

2021-07-30 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")

2021-07-30 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")

2021-07-30 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")

2021-07-26 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")

2021-07-26 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")

2021-07-26 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")

2021-07-26 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")

2021-07-30 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")

2021-07-30 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")

2021-06-17 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")

2021-06-17 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")

2021-06-17 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")

2021-06-07 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")

2021-06-07 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")

2021-06-28 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")

2021-06-23 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")

2021-06-07 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")

2021-06-07 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")

2021-06-02 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")

2021-06-01 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")

2021-05-21 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")

2021-05-21 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")

2021-05-21 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")

2021-05-05 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")

2021-04-05 138400 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:COMPRESSOR

This bulletin announces availability of new A/C compressor assemblies designed to address customer concerns of reduced system performance accompanied by a rattling and / or scraping type sound.

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

2021-04-21 350000 EQUIPMENT

WRB-21 Forester condenser parts scrapping

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

2021-04-13 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")

2021-04-13 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")

2021-04-30 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")

2021-03-25 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")

2021-03-31 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")

2021-03-18 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")

2021-03-10 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")

2020-10-09 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")

2020-10-21 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

This bulletin announces availability of new A/C compressor assemblies designed to address customer concerns of reduced system performance accompanied by a rattling and/or scraping type sound.

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

2020-12-21 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")

2020-12-15 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")

2020-12-15 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")

2020-12-15 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")

2021-02-04 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")

2021-02-04 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")

2021-02-22 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")

2021-02-17 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")

2021-02-17 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")

2020-12-15 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")

2020-12-15 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")

2020-12-02 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")

2021-01-12 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")

2021-01-12 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")

2021-01-12 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")

2021-01-19 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")

2021-01-14 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")

2021-02-01 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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2020-11-09 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")

2020-12-21 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")

2020-12-15 200000 WHEELS

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

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

2020-12-15 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")

2020-12-15 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")

2021-01-22 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")

2020-12-02 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

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")

2020-12-01 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")

2020-09-18 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

2020-05-04 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

2020-05-04 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

2020-05-08 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")

2020-05-08 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")

2020-05-05 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

2020-05-05 220000 SEATS

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

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

2020-05-05 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

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

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

2020-07-17 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service information bulletin provides Telematics system/generation applicability.

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

2020-07-14 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

2020-08-31 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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

2020-08-31 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.

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

2016-08-12 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

2016-08-12 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

2016-08-12 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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

2020-10-29 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")

2020-09-04 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

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

2020-10-09 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")

2020-10-09 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")

2020-10-09 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

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

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

2020-10-09 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

2020-10-09 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

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

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

2020-10-09 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

2020-10-21 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new A/C compressor assemblies designed to address customer concerns of reduced system performance accompanied by a rattling and / or scraping type sound.

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

2020-04-23 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.

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

2020-04-30 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")

2020-04-30 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.

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

2020-04-30 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

2020-08-17 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")

2020-08-17 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

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

2020-08-04 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special Service Tools Cross Reference List.

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2020-08-31 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

2020-08-31 200000 WHEELS

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

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

2020-08-26 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

2020-10-13 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

2020-10-13 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")

2020-07-16 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

2020-07-16 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

2020-07-16 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")

2020-07-16 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

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

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

2020-01-31 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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

2020-01-31 130000 VISIBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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

2020-01-31 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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

2020-01-31 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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

2020-01-31 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.

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

2020-01-31 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.

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

2019-12-20 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

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

2019-12-05 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")

2019-12-04 220000 SEATS

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

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

2019-12-10 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

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

2019-11-21 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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")

2019-11-21 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")

2019-11-21 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")

2019-11-21 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")

2019-12-13 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

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

2019-12-13 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

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

2019-12-13 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

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

2020-02-07 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")

2020-02-07 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")

2020-03-26 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")

2020-03-26 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")

2020-03-26 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")

2020-03-26 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.

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

2020-03-26 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.

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

2020-03-26 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.

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

2020-03-03 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.

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

2020-03-03 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.

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

2020-03-03 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")

2020-03-02 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")

2020-03-02 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")

2020-03-02 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")

2020-02-27 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

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

2020-02-27 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")

2020-02-19 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")

2020-02-21 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

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

2020-01-30 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.

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

2020-01-17 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

2020-01-17 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

2020-01-17 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

2020-01-17 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

2020-01-06 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The available inventory update for the WUM-98 harness

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

2020-01-06 140000 AIR BAGS

The available inventory update for the WUM-98 harness

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

2020-01-06 220000 SEATS

The available inventory update for the WUM-98 harness

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

2020-03-10 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")

2020-03-10 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")

2020-03-10 350000 EQUIPMENT

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")

2020-03-10 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

2020-03-06 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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2019-11-01 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.

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2019-11-01 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.

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2019-11-01 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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2019-11-01 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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2019-11-01 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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2019-11-01 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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2020-03-27 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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2020-02-12 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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2020-02-12 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.

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

2020-02-11 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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2020-02-11 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

2020-02-11 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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2020-02-11 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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2020-03-20 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin provides insight on how to address a customer concern of the rear hatch, Power Rear Gate (PRG) or trunk release operating (or finding the PRG/trunk open unexpectedly after parking) without a specific input

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2020-03-20 162600 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

This Service Information Bulletin provides insight on how to address a customer concern of the rear hatch, Power Rear Gate (PRG) or trunk release operating (or finding the PRG/trunk open unexpectedly after parking) without a specific input

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2020-03-20 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This Service Information Bulletin provides insight on how to address a customer concern of the rear hatch, Power Rear Gate (PRG) or trunk release operating (or finding the PRG/trunk open unexpectedly after parking) without a specific input

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2020-03-19 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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2020-03-19 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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2020-03-19 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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2020-03-19 200000 WHEELS

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

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2020-03-19 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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2019-10-18 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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2019-10-08 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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2019-10-08 143100 AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

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

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

2019-10-22 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")

2019-10-22 143100 AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

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

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

2019-10-08 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

2019-10-08 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

2019-10-08 141320 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

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

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

2020-02-28 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.

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

2019-12-09 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units. When the user plays a pre-reco
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2019-10-08 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

2019-10-08 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

2019-10-08 143100 AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

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

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

2019-09-30 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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2019-09-20 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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2019-04-23 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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2019-04-23 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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2019-03-13 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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2019-03-13 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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2019-03-08 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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2019-03-08 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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2019-06-03 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

2019-06-03 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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2019-08-08 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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2019-08-08 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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2019-08-05 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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2019-08-05 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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2019-05-06 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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2019-04-25 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.

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

2019-04-25 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.

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

2019-04-25 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.

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

2019-06-27 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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2019-03-04 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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2019-03-04 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

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

2019-03-04 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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2019-05-28 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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2019-05-28 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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2019-05-21 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newletter.

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2019-05-28 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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2019-05-28 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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2019-07-23 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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2019-07-23 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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2019-07-11 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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2019-07-30 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

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

2019-07-30 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

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

2019-02-20 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. The new logic will allow the solenoid

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2019-02-20 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. The new logic will allow the solenoid

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

2019-02-20 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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2019-02-20 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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2019-02-20 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

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

2019-02-19 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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2018-10-26 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

2018-10-26 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

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

2018-10-26 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

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

2019-01-11 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

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

2019-01-11 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

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

2019-01-11 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

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

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

2018-10-26 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

2018-10-26 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

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

2018-10-12 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.

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

2018-10-19 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

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

2018-10-12 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.

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

2018-10-12 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.

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

2018-10-09 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

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

2018-10-02 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")

2018-10-02 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")

2018-10-09 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

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

2018-10-02 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")

2018-10-02 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")

2018-10-02 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")

2018-12-28 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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2018-12-21 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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2018-12-21 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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2018-12-21 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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2019-02-22 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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2018-05-31 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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2018-02-05 100000 POWER TRAIN

CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. The new logi

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2018-02-05 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. The new logi

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2018-02-05 100000 POWER TRAIN

CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. The new logi

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2018-02-05 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. The new logi

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2018-02-13 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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2018-02-13 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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2018-02-13 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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2018-07-30 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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2018-09-27 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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2018-09-21 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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2018-09-21 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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2018-06-20 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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2018-09-05 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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2018-09-05 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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2018-06-11 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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2018-08-29 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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2018-08-29 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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2018-08-28 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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2018-08-24 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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2018-08-24 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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2018-08-22 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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2017-12-07 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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2017-12-07 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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2017-12-15 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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2017-12-15 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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2017-12-15 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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2017-12-22 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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2018-01-03 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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2018-01-03 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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2018-01-15 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

TECHNICAL SUPPORT GUIDE FOR NAVIGATION AND AUDIO F10 GEN2 SYSTEMS.

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2018-01-30 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. The new logic will allow the soleno

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2018-01-24 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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2018-01-05 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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2018-01-16 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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2018-01-16 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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2018-01-03 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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2018-01-03 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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2018-01-03 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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2018-01-11 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

( 2017-2018MY Impreza – 5 Dr Only)

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2018-03-02 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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2018-03-09 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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2018-03-09 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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2017-09-06 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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2017-09-11 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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2018-03-28 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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2018-03-28 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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2018-03-28 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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2017-10-12 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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2017-10-31 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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2017-08-10 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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2017-08-29 160000 STRUCTURE

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change made to the upper front grille. The two small retaining slide bolts /cap nuts previously used have been eliminated.

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2018 SUBARU Forester

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