2018 SUBARU Legacy

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

3 Recalls for 2018 SUBARU Legacy

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

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

Remedy:

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

December 31, 2018 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

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

Remedy:

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

November 1, 2018 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2018 Subaru Legacy and Outback vehicles. Due to a software error, the low fuel warning light may not illuminate at the intended remaining fuel level and the miles-to-empty display may incorrectly indicate a positive number despite the tank being empty.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the combination meter software, free of charge. The recall began February 20, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WTW-82.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2018 SUBARU Legacy

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53 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2018 SUBARU Legacy

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Date Component  
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11376485
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11396768
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11396702
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11394954
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11395730
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11388557
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11388593
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11386329
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11387060
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11386535
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11376673
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11376539
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11360391
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11360390
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11352017
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11337188
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11328209
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11330023
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11324896
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11319957
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318150
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318148
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11318141
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11317911
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11310847
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11310195
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11292333
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11290978
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11282845
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11244845
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11208538
STEERING
ODI Number: 11205478
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11206421
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11196915
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11193739
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11193747
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11221454
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11220650
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11172649
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11170153
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11170144
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
ODI Number: 11164470
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11163378
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11161977
STEERING
ODI Number: 11161255
STEERING
ODI Number: 11124669
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11191566
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11192301
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11184397
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11076906
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11156620
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11105421
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11048499
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0 Investigations for 2018 SUBARU Legacy

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431 Service Alerts for 2018 SUBARU Legacy

Date Description
July 12, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions used in the models listed.

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

July 12, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions used in the models listed.

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

July 12, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions used in the models listed.

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

July 11, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 11, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

July 11, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

July 11, 2022 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

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

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July 5, 2022 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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July 5, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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June 27, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 27, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

May 19, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

May 19, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

May 18, 2022 150000 SEAT BELTS

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

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May 23, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) operation of the automatic door lock (auto-lock / unlock) feature.

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

May 23, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) operation of the automatic door lock (auto-lock / unlock) feature.

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

May 23, 2022 171200 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LOCK

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) operation of the automatic door lock (auto-lock / unlock) feature.

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

May 17, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

April 26, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

April 26, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 26, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 26, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 6, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 7, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces design change to the water pump assembly.

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March 4, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 4, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 18, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 2, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing customer concerns.

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

September 22, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides important information regarding diagnosis and replacement (when applicable) of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM) along with a new claim submission requirement.

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

September 20, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing customer concerns.

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

September 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

January 2, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 23, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

WRK-21 CVT Chain Guide Breakage Recall – Customer communications and rental.

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February 18, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Going forward when a customer⿿s vehicle is equipped with a DCM that does not have Software version ID DCM_06.00.17_20190816 installed and they wish to subscribe to Starlink Telematics Service, the DCM must be replaced.

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

February 8, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

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

January 10, 2022 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

This bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

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

January 10, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

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

January 13, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

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

January 13, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

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

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

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

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January 14, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides a repair procedure for R152 type rear differentials.

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December 15, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

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

December 15, 2021 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

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

December 9, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

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

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

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

November 16, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces the availability of new propeller shaft assemblies.

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November 16, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces the availability of new propeller shaft assemblies.

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November 15, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

November 10, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

October 19, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

October 27, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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October 14, 2021 050000 PARKING BRAKE

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

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

October 14, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

October 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

October 14, 2021 050000 PARKING BRAKE

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

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

October 14, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

October 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 27, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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October 27, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 18, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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October 15, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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October 15, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 4, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

WRG-21 Fuel Pump Parts Scrapping.

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October 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

WRG-21 Fuel Pump Parts Scrapping.

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October 19, 2021 050000 PARKING BRAKE

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

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

October 19, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

February 12, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

February 5, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

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

February 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

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

February 23, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Service Information Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

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

September 22, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides important information regarding diagnosis and replacement (when applicable) of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM) along with a new claim submission requirement.

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

September 20, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing customer concerns.

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

September 23, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

January 15, 2021 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

This bulletin provides details regarding the cause of a whining-type sound customers may have concern about when operating their power door locks (lock and/or unlock).

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

January 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

January 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

August 9, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

August 25, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

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

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

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

August 4, 2021 150000 SEAT BELTS

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

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

August 4, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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

August 24, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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July 16, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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July 22, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Diagnostic Information for Alleged Chain Slip Condition on TR580 / TR690 Transmissions.

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June 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Gen1 Telematics Reprogramming for 3G Sunset.

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June 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to update the Harman Kardon head unit on certain vehicles with the latest version of software.

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June 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 7, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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June 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 23, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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June 3, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 3, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 9, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

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April 13, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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April 13, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 27, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 27, 2021 200000 WHEELS

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

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March 25, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Gen1 Telematics Reprogramming for 3G Sunset.

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December 29, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

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

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

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December 15, 2020 150000 SEAT BELTS

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

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December 15, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 15, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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February 4, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 23, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Service Information Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

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February 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 3, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 3, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 12, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 5, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

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January 26, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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December 15, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 15, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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January 12, 2021 150000 SEAT BELTS

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

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January 12, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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January 15, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides details regarding the cause of a whining-type sound customers may have concern about when operating their power door locks (lock and/or unlock).

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January 15, 2021 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This bulletin provides details regarding the cause of a whining-type sound customers may have concern about when operating their power door locks (lock and/or unlock).

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January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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November 23, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Map update for Harman Gen 3.0 Navigation Equipped Head Units.

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November 23, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 23, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 20, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 16, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin announces the availability of new propeller shaft assemblies.

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December 29, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Service Information Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

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January 18, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged chain slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

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December 18, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 15, 2020 150000 SEAT BELTS

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

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December 15, 2020 220000 SEATS

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

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December 1, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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May 12, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

In the interest of customer satisfation, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to update the Harman Kardon head unit on certain vehicles with the latest version of software.

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May 11, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) opertation of the automatic door lock (auto-lock/unlock) feature.

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May 11, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) opertation of the automatic door lock (auto-lock/unlock) feature.

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September 22, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update for STARLINK Multimedia Software and Navigation Maps.

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September 22, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Update for STARLINK Multimedia Software and Navigation Maps.

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September 18, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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May 6, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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July 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service information bulletin provides Telematics system/generation applicability.

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July 14, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 13, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 13, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 8, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing customer concerns.

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July 8, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing customer concerns.

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July 8, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing customer concerns.

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August 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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August 31, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) operation of the automatic door lock (auto-lock / unlock) feature.

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April 17, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) operation of the automatic door lock (auto-lock / unlock) feature.

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April 17, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) operation of the automatic door lock (auto-lock / unlock) feature.

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September 22, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimized efficiency.

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September 22, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimized efficiency.

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August 12, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 12, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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August 12, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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October 30, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

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October 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

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October 29, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 15, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 15, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 13, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin announces additional diagnostic procedures for TPMS related DTC C2921 on the applicable models listed.

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October 13, 2020 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

This Service Information Bulletin announces additional diagnostic procedures for TPMS related DTC C2921 on the applicable models listed.

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October 2, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 24, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 24, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 23, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 30, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU).

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

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

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August 12, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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August 12, 2020 031100 SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC

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

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August 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special Service Tools Cross Reference List.

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August 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 22, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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October 22, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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October 22, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 16, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin provides an important step currently missing from the Service Manual diagnostics for DTC B1572 ⿿IMM CIRCUIT EXCEPT ANTENNA CIRCUIT⿝.

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October 16, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information Bulletin provides an important step currently missing from the Service Manual diagnostics for DTC B1572 ⿿IMM CIRCUIT EXCEPT ANTENNA CIRCUIT⿝.

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October 16, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This Service Information Bulletin provides an important step currently missing from the Service Manual diagnostics for DTC B1572 ⿿IMM CIRCUIT EXCEPT ANTENNA CIRCUIT⿝.

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July 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 16, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 16, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 16, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 16, 2020 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

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

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November 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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November 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 18, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 15, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 15, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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November 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 18, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 18, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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November 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to update the Harman Kardon head unit on certain vehicles with the latest version of software.

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November 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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January 31, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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January 31, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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January 31, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies.

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December 20, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 2, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) operation of the automatic door lock (auto-lock / unlock) feature. Currently, when the vehicle is locked by the auto-lock feature, if any

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December 2, 2019 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) operation of the automatic door lock (auto-lock / unlock) feature. Currently, when the vehicle is locked by the auto-lock feature, if any

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November 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 18, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 18, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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November 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 15, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 15, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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November 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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March 26, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 26, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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March 3, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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March 3, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 3, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 21, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) operation of the automatic door lock (auto-lock / unlock) feature.

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February 19, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 27, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 27, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 28, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 28, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 28, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 28, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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January 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 17, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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January 17, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 17, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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January 3, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 3, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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March 6, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 5, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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November 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling all 2018 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles to reprogram the combination meter software to correct an error in the driving range indicator calculation in the multi-information display. A tot

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November 8, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling all 2018 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles to reprogram the combination meter software to correct an error in the driving range indicator calculation in the multi-information display. A tot

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November 8, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling all 2018 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles to reprogram the combination meter software to correct an error in the driving range indicator calculation in the multi-information display. A tot

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March 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize effciency while addressing customer concerns.

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March 31, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize effciency while addressing customer concerns.

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March 26, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This service bulletin announces the addition of diagnostics for DTC B224C: RADIO ANTENNA FAULTS to the service manuals of the models listed.

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March 26, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This service bulletin announces the addition of diagnostics for DTC B224C: RADIO ANTENNA FAULTS to the service manuals of the models listed.

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February 12, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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March 20, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This 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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March 20, 2020 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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March 20, 2020 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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March 19, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 19, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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March 19, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 2, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information bulletin provides a procedure to use when diagnosing the infotainment system, a DTC B2242- ⿿UART COMMUNICATION⿝ is stored in memory. UART communication occurs between the infotainment head unit (H/U) and the A

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October 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 11, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing the following customer concerns: Symptom 1: No audio output is heard but, the volum

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

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing the following customer concerns: Symptom 1: No audio output is heard but, the volum

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

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

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April 23, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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April 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing the following customer concerns: ? Loss of audio output after turning the head unit

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March 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 18, 2019 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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March 18, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

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

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March 13, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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March 13, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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March 13, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 13, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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March 13, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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March 12, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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March 12, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 12, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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March 12, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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March 11, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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March 8, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

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

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March 27, 2019 220000 SEATS

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

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March 27, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 27, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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August 22, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing the following customer concerns: Symptom 1: No audio output is heard but, the volum

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August 26, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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May 10, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 8, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

IMPORTANT: This Service Bulletin has been as been replaced by TSB 15-240-19R entitled ?New Harman Audio Amplifiers?. Please refer to this new bulletin for the latest information regarding this condition.

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May 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing the following customer concerns: Symptom 1: No audio output is heard but, the volume

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May 8, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing the following customer concerns: Symptom 1: No audio output is heard but, the volume

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May 7, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 6, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 27, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to update the Harman Kardon head unit on certain vehicles with the latest version of software.

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June 27, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to update the Harman Kardon head unit on certain vehicles with the latest version of software.

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June 27, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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June 26, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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

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

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June 25, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin announces availability of a new heater control assembly to address a small number of customer concerns about peeling of the surface finish / coating. Insufficient clearance between the heater control and the audio unit face ab

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June 25, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of a new heater control assembly to address a small number of customer concerns about peeling of the surface finish / coating. Insufficient clearance between the heater control and the audio unit face ab

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March 4, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides a procedure to follow for addressing customer concerns of a shuddering condition or chattering -type sound heard or felt when making sharp turns. If an applicable vehicle presents with the condition as described, it i

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March 4, 2019 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

This bulletin provides a procedure to follow for addressing customer concerns of a shuddering condition or chattering -type sound heard or felt when making sharp turns. If an applicable vehicle presents with the condition as described, it i

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March 4, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides a procedure to follow for addressing customer concerns of a shuddering condition or chattering -type sound heard or felt when making sharp turns. If an applicable vehicle presents with the condition as described, it i

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May 23, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 21, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newletter.

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May 28, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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May 28, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 11, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 11, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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July 12, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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

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July 29, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to update the Harman head unit on certain vehicles with the latest version of software.

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July 29, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to update the Harman head unit on certain vehicles with the latest version of software.

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July 26, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 26, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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February 20, 2019 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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February 20, 2019 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

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February 20, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 20, 2019 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

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

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

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

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February 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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February 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to update the Harman Kardon head unit on certain vehicles with the latest version of software.

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February 21, 2019 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling all 2018 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles to reprogram the combination meter software to correct an error in the driving range indicator calculation in the multi-information display. A tot

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February 21, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling all 2018 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles to reprogram the combination meter software to correct an error in the driving range indicator calculation in the multi-information display. A tot

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October 30, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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October 30, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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October 30, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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

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

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October 16, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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October 19, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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

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

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October 16, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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October 9, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Powertrain Warranty coverage for the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) on the above listed models and model years from the origi

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October 9, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Powertrain Warranty coverage for the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) on the above listed models and model years from the origi

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December 11, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling all 2018 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles to reprogram the combination meter software to correct an error in the driving range indicator calculation in the multi-information display.

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December 5, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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

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February 28, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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February 22, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 5, 2018 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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February 5, 2018 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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February 19, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 19, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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February 15, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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February 13, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) and address the following customer concerns: ? If a customer exits the vehicle with the ignition OFF, all the doors closed and leaves the

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February 13, 2018 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) and address the following customer concerns: ? If a customer exits the vehicle with the ignition OFF, all the doors closed and leaves the

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February 13, 2018 221600 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) and address the following customer concerns: ? If a customer exits the vehicle with the ignition OFF, all the doors closed and leaves the

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February 5, 2018 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

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

February 5, 2018 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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February 19, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 19, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

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

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

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

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February 15, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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November 16, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) and address the following customer concerns: ? If a customer exits the vehicle with the ignition OFF, all the doors closed and leaves the

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November 16, 2017 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) and address the following customer concerns: ? If a customer exits the vehicle with the ignition OFF, all the doors closed and leaves the

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November 16, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) and address the following customer concerns: ? If a customer exits the vehicle with the ignition OFF, all the doors closed and leaves the

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July 25, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 25, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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July 23, 2018 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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September 21, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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September 5, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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September 5, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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September 5, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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September 5, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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September 5, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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September 5, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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September 5, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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September 5, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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

September 5, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

February 13, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) and address the following customer concerns: ? If a customer exits the vehicle with the ignition OFF, all the doors closed and leaves the

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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September 5, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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September 5, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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

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

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June 21, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 4, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 4, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 11, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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August 27, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 27, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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

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

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

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

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August 21, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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August 21, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 15, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 15, 2017 140000 AIR BAGS

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

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

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

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December 19, 2017 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

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

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December 19, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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January 23, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Post launch conditions may occur where certain combinations of inputs result in undesirable outputs. As such it is critical to gather all the details surrounding these events to allow SBR and Harman the ability to duplicate and then evalu

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January 23, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Post launch conditions may occur where certain combinations of inputs result in undesirable outputs. As such it is critical to gather all the details surrounding these events to allow SBR and Harman the ability to duplicate and then evalu

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January 23, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Post launch conditions may occur where certain combinations of inputs result in undesirable outputs. As such it is critical to gather all the details surrounding these events to allow SBR and Harman the ability to duplicate and then evalu

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January 15, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

The content of this ?Technical Support Guide? is based mostly on the respective region?s owner?s manual supplements for the Gen3.0 infotainment (HARMAN model Navigation/Audio) system.

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January 15, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

The content of this ?Technical Support Guide? is based mostly on the respective region?s owner?s manual supplements for the Gen3.0 infotainment (HARMAN model Navigation/Audio) system.

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

The content of this ?Technical Support Guide? is based mostly on the respective region?s owner?s manual supplements for the Gen3.0 infotainment (HARMAN model Navigation/Audio) system.

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January 30, 2018 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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March 23, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 8, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

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

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

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

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

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

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September 11, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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September 15, 2017 162700 STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

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

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March 28, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

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

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March 28, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

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

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March 28, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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March 29, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Retailers must immediately discontinue use of and delete any saved local copies of the BASE Harman Gen 3 audio system update file for 2018 Legacy and Outback named: BASE ? 2018 Legacy?Outback Harman Audio Update 11?2017 This file folder

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January 30, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of ECM reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These files will address isolated customer concerns of an engine RPM drop when the A/C system switches off during engine warm-up after a cold start.

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January 30, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This bulletin announces availability of ECM reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These files will address isolated customer concerns of an engine RPM drop when the A/C system switches off during engine warm-up after a cold start.

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January 26, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 26, 2018 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

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

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September 5, 2017 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

This bulletin provides a service procedure for addressing customer concerns regarding an uneven gap between the hood and top of the headlamp.

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August 10, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Note: This is the most accurate information available at the time of printing. Various paint manufacturers designate their own stock numbers and coding information although many of the major suppliers are now using the SOA paint codes to

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February 24, 2014 220000 SEATS

FILM RESIDUE REMOVAL FROM UNDERSIDE OF FRONT SEAT CUSHION COVERS

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