2021 SUBARU WRX

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

1 Recalls for 2021 SUBARU WRX

Recall Date Component Summary
July 21, 2022 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS:SWITCH

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2021 WRX vehicles. The backup light switch may corrode and become inoperative, which can result in the backup lights not illuminating and the rearview camera image not displaying when the vehicle is in reverse.

Remedy:

Dealers will inspect and replace the backup light switch, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 19, 2022. Owners may contact Subaru’s customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WRE-22.

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81 Service Alerts for 2021 SUBARU WRX

Date Description
July 11, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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.

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

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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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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 8, 2021 061610 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM):SOFTWARE

This bulletin announces availability of ECM reprogramming files to address isolated concerns of inaccurate values being displayed when accessing Lifetime Tracking Data using the Subaru Select Monitor and / or a Generic Scan Tool (GST).

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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 3, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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.

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

December 21, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

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

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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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

September 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of ECM reprogramming files to address isolated concerns of inaccurate values being displayed when accessing Lifetime Tracking Data using the Subaru Select Monitor and / or a Generic Scan Tool (GST).

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

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 important information regarding diagnosis and replacement of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM). This update is applicable to all models equipped with a STARLINK Telematics System.

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.

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January 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 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).

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

June 7, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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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 28, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

June 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

May 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

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 16, 2021 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")

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.

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

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.

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

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information related to 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.

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

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides important information regarding diagnosis and replacement of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM). This update is applicable to all models equipped with a STARLINK Telematics System.

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

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 23, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Map update for Harman Gen 3.1 Navigation Equipped Head Units.

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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.

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

January 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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.

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

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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August 10, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

2021 MY Paint Coding Information.

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April 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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September 9, 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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September 9, 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.

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

October 13, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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")

October 13, 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")

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

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")

August 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special Service Tools Cross Reference List.

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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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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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2021 SUBARU WRX

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