2020 SUBARU WRX

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

0 Recalls for 2020 SUBARU WRX

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2020 SUBARU WRX

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5 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2020 SUBARU WRX

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SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11396473
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11366449
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11322830
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11292092
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11388491
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0 Investigations for 2020 SUBARU WRX

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

175 Service Alerts for 2020 SUBARU WRX

Date Description
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 17, 2022 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.

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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 18, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 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.

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September 20, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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.

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September 13, 2021 200000 WHEELS

This bulletin announces the design changes to the right front wheel apron.

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September 13, 2021 110100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN

This bulletin announces the design changes to the right front wheel apron.

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January 3, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 2, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 22, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Map Data Update Procedure for Harman Gen 3.1 Navigation equipped Head Units (H/U).

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February 22, 2022 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Map Data Update Procedure for Harman Gen 3.1 Navigation equipped Head Units (H/U).

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February 28, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides helpful tips to better utilize the Subaru Select Monitor 4.

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February 28, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides helpful tips to better utilize the Subaru Select Monitor 4.

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January 3, 2022 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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January 2, 2022 061571 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION:SUMP/TANK:DRAIN PLUG

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

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December 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Map Data Update Procedure for Harman Gen 3.1 Navigation Equipped Head Units.

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December 6, 2021 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.

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December 21, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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November 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides additional repair procedures to follow when replacing a leaking clutch master cylinder on certain vehicles.

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November 4, 2020 101400 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:MASTER CYLINDER

This bulletin provides additional repair procedures to follow when replacing a leaking clutch master cylinder on certain vehicles.

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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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February 12, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 10, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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.

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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.

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September 20, 2021 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.

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September 29, 2021 200000 WHEELS

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

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September 13, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin announces the design changes to the right front wheel apron.

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January 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 12, 2021 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

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

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January 12, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 12, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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August 4, 2021 150000 SEAT BELTS

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

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August 4, 2021 220000 SEATS

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

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August 30, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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

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

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July 28, 2021 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.

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July 29, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 14, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information related to error code(s) 202 and/or 204 generated during the Gen 2 telematics subscription process.

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December 14, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information related to error code(s) 202 and/or 204 generated during the Gen 2 telematics subscription process.

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June 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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 16, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of a new reprograming file for the telematics system.

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June 28, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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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 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 13, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 21, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides additional procedures and a detailed flow chart to use when diagnosing customer concerns regarding operation of the STARLINK RES feature.

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April 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces design changes made to the OBDII diagnostic connector and BIU mounting brackets to meet new OBD regulations for rigidity.

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December 21, 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 new Harman Gen 3.1 Audio and Navigation head units.

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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).

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February 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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 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.

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

February 10, 2021 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.

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January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information related to error code 202 and/or 204 generated during the Gen 2 Telematics subscription process. This bulletin is applicable to all 2019-2021MY vehicles equipped with a Gen. 2 Telematics System.

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December 7, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides a repair procedure to address a squeaking sound coming from the backrest hinge area of the front seats. The procedure applies to both manually and power operated seat assemblies.

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December 7, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides a repair procedure to address a squeaking sound coming from the backrest hinge area of the front seats. The procedure applies to both manually and power operated seat assemblies.

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January 12, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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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 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 3.1 Navigation Equipped Head Units.

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November 4, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides additional repair procedures to follow when replacing a leaking clutch master cylinder on certain vehicles.

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December 15, 2020 200000 WHEELS

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

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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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January 7, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Reprogramming File Availability for Optimization of Harman Gen 3.1 and Gen 3.1α Audio and Navigation Head Units.

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January 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Reprogramming File Availability for Optimization of Harman Gen 3.1 and Gen 3.1α Audio and Navigation Head Units.

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December 21, 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.

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December 7, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces a design change made to the front hood air intake duct.

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December 7, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin announces a design change made to the front hood air intake duct.

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December 7, 2020 220000 SEATS

This bulletin provides a repair procedure to address a squeaking sound coming from the backrest hinge area of the front seats. The procedure applies to both manually and power operated seat assemblies.

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May 18, 2020 220000 SEATS

This Bulletin announces a design change made to the front seat backrest cover trim material on the models listed. The new material has enhanced wear resistance, especially in the side bolster area which may show wear over time from getting

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May 18, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Bulletin announces a design change made to the front seat backrest cover trim material on the models listed. The new material has enhanced wear resistance, especially in the side bolster area which may show wear over time from getting

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September 22, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Update your STARLINK Multimedia Software and Navigation Maps.

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September 22, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update for STARLINK Multimedia Software. (with 7-inch or 8-inch display)

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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 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Vehicle repair program for customers affected by the COVID-19 quarantine.

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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 contains inllustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

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July 13, 2020 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

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

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August 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Map Data Update Procedure for Harman Gen 3.1 Navigation Equipped Head Unts (H/U).

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August 31, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Map Data Update Procedure for Harman Gen 3.1 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 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 8, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin is designed to address an error code 202 and/or 204 when attempting to complete the STARLINK Telematics subscription process.

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August 12, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 12, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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August 12, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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October 29, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 28, 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 listed.

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July 28, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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 listed.

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

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 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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April 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru’s QMR of the month winner.

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May 26, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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

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August 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special Service Tools Cross Reference List.

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August 5, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used in the TR580 and TR690 CVT.

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August 5, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used in the TR580 and TR690 CVT.

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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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August 31, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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October 20, 2020 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

This bulletin outlines changes made to the rear shelf trim to address customer concerns of a rattling sound heard while driving over bumpy / rough roads.

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October 20, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin outlines changes made to the rear shelf trim to address customer concerns of a rattling sound heard while driving over bumpy / rough roads.

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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 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin announces availability of a map update which includes new software to address a route searching error. A ⿿Route Calculation Unsuccessful⿝ message may be displayed when the selected route crosses state b

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November 15, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information Bulletin announces availability of a map update which includes new software to address a route searching error. A ⿿Route Calculation Unsuccessful⿝ message may be displayed when the selected route crosses state b

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November 15, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Service Information Bulletin announces availability of a map update which includes new software to address a route searching error. A ⿿Route Calculation Unsuccessful⿝ message may be displayed when the selected route crosses state b

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December 20, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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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February 21, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin details an important regulation issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) which impacts the way some vehicles with accessories are sold. This regulation applies to any automobile retailer installing

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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 new Harman Gen 3.1 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed.

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February 21, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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November 8, 2019 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 above. The p

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November 8, 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 new Harman Gen 3.1 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The p

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January 28, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information on a new reprogramming procedure (FOTA) to optimize the Harman Gen 3.1 Audio and Navigation head units (H/U).

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January 28, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information on a new reprogramming procedure (FOTA) to optimize the Harman Gen 3.1 Audio and Navigation head units (H/U).

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January 28, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The first TomTom map update for Gen 3.1 Harman navigation equipped vehicles was made available.

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January 28, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

The first TomTom map update for Gen 3.1 Harman navigation equipped vehicles was made available.

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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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March 10, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

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

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March 10, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 10, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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December 30, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Reprograming file availability for optimization of Harman Gen 3.1 Audio and Navigation Head Units.

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February 11, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 11, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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March 19, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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.

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

October 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 21, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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August 20, 2019 010000 STEERING

This bulletin provides a service procedure to address isolated customer concerns of a rattling sound identified as coming from the Electronic Power Steering (EPS) gear box (steering rack) assembly. The repair (when applicable) involves inst

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September 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

September 18, 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 Polic

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

September 18, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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

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