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2014 Subaru Forester Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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04/16/18 NHTSA ID: 10133516
TSB ID: 02-157-14R

2013-14my legacy and outback models with 2.5l fb engines, 2011-14my forester models with 2.5l fb engines, 2015 my forester (manual transmissions only), with 2.5l fb engines, 2012-13 my impreza and xv crosstrek models with 2.0 fb engines, 20
04/02/18 NHTSA ID: 10131632
TSB ID: 02-170-17

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
10/26/17 NHTSA ID: 10120985
TSB ID: 02-157-14R

2013-14my legacy and outback models with 2.5l fb engines - 2011-14my forester models with 2.5l fb engines - 2015 my forester (manual transmissions only) with 2.5l fb engines - 2012-13 my impreza and xv crosstrek models with 2.0 fb engines -
10/26/17 NHTSA ID: 10120998
TSB ID: 02-157-14R

Refer to bulletin for engine/transmission type. as part of our dedication to customer satisfaction, subaru of america, inc. is initiating a program to extend the original new car powertrain limited warranty coverage for exce
10/26/17 NHTSA ID: 10120964
TSB ID: 02-157-14R

Revised service bulletin: surface treatment change to oil control piston rings this bulletin announces information regarding a major change to the repair procedures previously outlined in service bulletins 02-143-13r, 02-144-13r and 02-145-
09/13/17 NHTSA ID: 10117529
TSB ID: 02-168-17

This service information bulletin announces a material change to the engine accessory drive / v-belt made to address customer concerns of a slipping belt (squeal or chirping) sound.
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08/14/17 NHTSA ID: 10111067
TSB ID: 09-64-16

This service information bulletin announces a change to the shape of the rubber cap used on the flange nuts securing the sub-level sending unit to the fuel tank. in addition, two of the caps are now used in production instead of only one. t
08/14/17 NHTSA ID: 10111069
TSB ID: 02-164-16

This service information bulletin announces a design change to the internal contact portion of the oil pressure switch to increase durability
08/14/17 NHTSA ID: 10111074
TSB ID: 02-166-17

This bulletin outlines design changes made to the upper oil pan assembly on fa and fb engines used on the models listed above. there have been isolated cases where the sealer used between the upper oil pan and the crankcase has become dis
03/08/17 NHTSA ID: 10094229
TSB ID: 02-157-14R

This bulletin announces information regarding a major change to the repair procedures previously outlined in service bulletins 02-143-13r, 02-144-13r and 02-145-13r. these bulletins provided a repair procedure for the replacement of the pis
03/07/17 NHTSA ID: 10094112
TSB ID: 11-149-14R

Reprogramming file availability for oil level detection
03/07/17 NHTSA ID: 10094134
TSB ID: 11-149-14R

Reprogramming file availability for oil level detection
03/06/17 NHTSA ID: 10093869
TSB ID: 06-51-15R

This bulletin announces availability of a new front disc brake pad, shim, grease and clip kit designed to reduce customer concerns of excessive brake squeal. this new kit eliminates the ¿slotted¿ shim which previously was installed between
03/06/17 NHTSA ID: 10093875
TSB ID: 02-157-14R

This bulletin announces information regarding a major change to the repair procedures previously outlined in service bulletins 02-143-13r, 02-144-13r and 02-145-13r. these bulletins provided a repair procedure for the replacement of the pis
03/06/17 NHTSA ID: 10093904
TSB ID: 02-157-14R

This bulletin announces information regarding a major change to the repair procedures previously outlined in service bulletins 02-143-13r, 02-144-13r and 02-145-13r. these bulletins provided a repair procedure for the replacement of the pis
03/03/17 NHTSA ID: 10093626
TSB ID: 06-48-15R

This bulletin announces a design change to the stop light switch to reduce the possibility of improper illumination of the abs and/or vdc warning lamp with resulting dtcs c1531 and/or c0054. details of the switch changes are shown in the il
03/03/17 NHTSA ID: 10093651
TSB ID: 06-51-15

This bulletin announces availability of a new front disc brake pad, shim, grease and clip kit designed to reduce customer concerns of excessive brake squeal. this new kit eliminates the ¿slotted¿ shim which previously was installed between
02/27/17 NHTSA ID: 10093067
TSB ID: 02-162-15

This service information bulletin announces a design change to the oil pressure switch assembly. nickel plating has been applied to the internal switch contacts to enhance their durability and reduce the possibility of poor contact which c
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02/27/17 NHTSA ID: 10093119
TSB ID: 06-52-15

This bulletin provides an inspection and adjustment procedure to address a dtc c0075 which may be stored in the vehicle dynamics control and hydraulic control unit (vdccm&hcu). the dtc relates to incorrect inputs to wheel cylinder pressure
02/22/17 NHTSA ID: 10092492
TSB ID: 06-50-15

This bulletin informs of a parts change to the brake system master cylinder and vacuum booster. whenever replacement of either of these components is required, the identification procedure provided below must be followed to insure the prope
02/07/17 NHTSA ID: 10090803
TSB ID: 11-149-14R

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files and a revised oil level switch to optimize the ecm logic for engine oil level detection in the event of false or premature low engine oil level warning lamp illumination. revis
02/03/17 NHTSA ID: 10090383
TSB ID: 11-157-15

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to address customer concerns of an extended cranking time before the engine starts.
01/10/17 NHTSA ID: 10088143
TSB ID: 11-157-15

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to address customer concerns of an extended cranking time before the engine starts.
11/21/16 NHTSA ID: 10084463
TSB ID: 06-46-14

Revised brake light switch adjustment procedure for dtcs c1531 and c0054
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11/15/16 NHTSA ID: 10084253
TSB ID: 02-132-12R

Diagnosis and repair for avcs-related dtcs p000a, p000b, p000c, p000d, p0011, p0014, p0021 and p0024
11/08/16 NHTSA ID: 10084125
TSB ID: 09-63-16

This service information bulletin serves as a reminder to always follow the proper procedures when diagnosis of a dtc b1500 leads to replacement of a faulty main and / or sub fuel level sensor.
11/03/16 NHTSA ID: 10083905
TSB ID: PEOCCAS

Proposed engine oil consumption class action settlement recently you may have seen various online and other media articles regarding subaru of america, inc. reaching a proposed settlement in a class action lawsuit for alleged oil consumpt
09/28/16 NHTSA ID: 10081070
TSB ID: 02-157-14R

Revised service bulletin: surface treatment change to oil control piston rings this bulletin announces information regarding a major change to the repair procedures previously outlined in service bulletins 02-143-13r, 02-144-13r and 02-145-
09/21/16 NHTSA ID: 10080723
TSB ID: 05-59-15

This service information bulletin announces a change to the flanged mounting nuts securing the front strut assemblies to the vehicle body. the change was made to enhance assembly line efficiency.
06/09/16 NHTSA ID: 10069707
TSB ID: 11-149-14R

Summary to be provided on a future date.
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06/09/16 NHTSA ID: 10069710
TSB ID: 11-149-14

Summary to be provided on a future date.
06/02/16 NHTSA ID: 10068695
TSB ID: 11-149-14R

Summary to be provided on a future date.
06/02/16 NHTSA ID: 10068699
TSB ID: 11-149-14R

Summary to be provided on a future date.
05/23/16 NHTSA ID: 10067857
TSB ID: 04-13-14

New electric power steering (eps) control unit for dtc c2532
02/19/16 NHTSA ID: 10059218
TSB ID: SB-04-13-14R

Subaru: an issue of increase steering effort, electric power steering (eps) warning light comes on with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) c2532 and to address code a new eps control unit that is available. model 2014 forester, 2012-14 imprez
04/16/18 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10133527
TSB ID: 16-107-17R

2010-15 legacy/ outback 2.5l na cvt, 2015 legacy/ outback 3.6l na cvt, 2012-15 impreza 2.0l na cvt, 2013-15 crosstrek 2.0l na cvt, 2014-15 crosstrek hybrid cvt 2014-15 forester 2.5l na cvt 2014-15 forester 2.0l turbo cvt 2015 wrx 2.0l turbo
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08/14/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10111091
TSB ID: 16-102-16

Tsb: all models equipped with cvt transmissions. this service information bulletin provides a new flow chart and additional diagnostic tools to assist technicians with troubleshooting dtc p0841- secondary oil pressure sensor performance.
03/06/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10093861
TSB ID: 16-97-15

This bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosing a customer concern of a delayed and / or harsh engagement of the cvt (model tr580) when shifting into reverse or drive from neutral. all 2013-16my, 4-cylinder, n/a models with cvt
02/27/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10093129
TSB ID: 03-67-12R

Subaru of america, inc. has extended the availability of remanufactured cvt transmissions to include crosstrek, forester and impreza applications. please check applications and availability through normal parts channels prior to making vehi
01/31/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10089957
TSB ID: 03-70-12R

Repair procedure for high-pitched sound from extension housing area using latest generation production parts - this bulletin provides production change, repair procedure and parts information to address a customer concern of a high-pitched
05/21/14 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10055441
TSB ID: TSB-2-20-14

Subaru: the custiomer may complain of the intermittent operation of the hill start assist warning lamp. stored dtc c0076 with detail codes 2610h and/or 2620h. *js
04/16/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10133517
TSB ID: 06-61-18

This bulletin announces availability of new vdc control module & hydraulic units (vdccm&h/u) to address isolated customer concerns of the green hill holder light blinking and cancel warning alarm sounding during cranking / starting the
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04/16/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10133520
TSB ID: 07-134-18

This service information bulletin provides a new troubleshooting chart to use when diagnosing a dtc b1760 related to the occupant detection system (ods). following these diagnostic steps will help avoid unnecessary ods sensor / seat cu
04/16/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10133528
TSB ID: 16-112-18R

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
04/02/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10131628
TSB ID: 06-55-16R

Excludes hybrid models. this bulletin announces a design change to the brake light switch (bls) to reduce the possibility of improper illumination of the abs and/or vdc warning lamp. in the event a product containing silicone is used to lub
04/02/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10131631
TSB ID: 07-119-17R

This service information bulletin announces a production method change to the rear combination lamp assembly. the application procedure of the anti-fog coating was changed to prevent a customer concern of visible drip marks (or streaks) a
04/02/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10131633
TSB ID: 10-83-15R

Models with manual hvac systems only. this service information bulletin provides precautions to use when removing the hvac control panel to prevent damaging the blower fan speed switch. when removing the control panel, if the fan speed sw
03/13/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10130270
TSB ID: 07-128-18R

This service information 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
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10/26/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10120965
TSB ID: 15-193-16

This bulletin announces a new procedure for updating the operating software used in f10 gen1 audio / navigation systems. this new procedure eliminates the need to exchange the head unit / sd card to obtain software-related updates and opera
10/26/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10120975
TSB ID: 10-84-16R

This bulletin announces the availability of a new air conditioning compressor / clutch assembly to address customer concerns of the system not operating. electrical windings located inside the clutch assembly have been changed to eliminate
09/13/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10117530
TSB ID: 06-55-16R

This bulletin announces a design change to the brake light switch (bls) to reduce the possibility of improper illumination of the abs and/or vdc warning lamp. in the event a product containing silicone is used to lubricate the bls or for
09/13/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10117533
TSB ID: 07-119-17

This service information bulletin announces a production method change to the rear combination lamp assembly. the application procedure of the anti-fog coating was changed to prevent a customer concern of visible drip marks (or streaks) a
03/07/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10094128
TSB ID: 11-149-14R

Reprogramming file availability for oil level detection
03/06/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10093914
TSB ID: 10-83-15

This service information bulletin provides precautions to use when removing the hvac control panel to prevent damaging the blower fan speed switch. when removing the control panel, if the fan speed switch wiring harness is pulled taught or
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03/03/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10093707
TSB ID: 18-175-14

Service manual corrections - 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.
03/03/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10093622
TSB ID: 08-39-15

This service information bulletin provides a procedure for resetting the lifetime fuel consumption function of the mfd. whenever replacing the mfd and / or combination meter, the lifetime fuel consumption function of the mfd must be reset f
03/03/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10093625
TSB ID: 06-46-14R

This bulletin provides a revised adjustment procedure to be used when diagnosing brake light switch (bls) -related dtcs c1531 and/or c0054. if the bls is out of adjustment, the abs and/or vdc warning lamp may illuminate.
03/03/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10093698
TSB ID: 11-149-14

Reprogramming file availability for oil level detection
03/01/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10093365
TSB ID: 09-56-13

A countermeasure thermostat has been released to address a rare condition which may occur during engine soak in cold ambient temperatures. in these rare cases, after an extended cold soak, coolant may enter the thermostat¿s internal piston
02/27/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10093063
TSB ID: 15-185-15R

This service information bulletin is intended to provide helpful insight to use when responding to customer inquiries involving the pairing and use of cellular phones with clarion audio units. this includes customer concerns where the phone
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02/22/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10092529
TSB ID: 15-185-15

This service information bulletin is intended to provide helpful insight to use when responding to customer inquiries involving the pairing and use of cellular phones with clarion audio units. this includes customer concerns where the phone
02/03/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10090321
TSB ID: 04-13-14R

Service bulletin if you receive a customer concern of the eps warning light coming on and diagnostics show a dtc c2532 stored in memory, a new eps control unit is now available to address this code. there may also be a customer concern of i
02/03/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10090328
TSB ID: 06-48-15

This bulletin announces a design change to the stop light switch to reduce the possibility of improper illumination of the abs and/or vdc warning lamp with resulting dtcs c1531 and/or c0054. details of the switch changes are shown in the il
01/27/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10089804
TSB ID: 15-193-16

This bulletin announces a new procedure for updating the operating software used in f10 gen1 audio / navigation systems. this new procedure eliminates the need to exchange the head unit / sd card to obtain software-related updates and opera
01/09/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10088062
TSB ID: 06-48-15

This bulletin announces a design change to the stop light switch to reduce the possibility of improper illumination of the abs and/or vdc warning lamp with resulting dtcs c1531 and/or c0054. details of the switch changes are shown in the il
12/21/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10086861
TSB ID: 15-193-16

This bulletin announces a new procedure for updating the operating software used in f10 gen1 audio / navigation systems. this new procedure eliminates the need to exchange the head unit / sd card to obtain software-related updates and opera
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11/03/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10083902
TSB ID: 15-179-15R

This service information bulletin contains a series of screen shots with instructions which provide a procedure for pairing android smartphones to bluetooth-equipped clarion audio units. the procedure involves changing the audio unit¿s defa
05/23/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10068295
TSB ID: 07-85-14

Measurement of ¿dark current¿ (parasitic battery draw)
05/23/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10067858
TSB ID: 03-72-14

Hill start assist (hsa) warning light, dtc c0076 - this bulletin provides information to address a customer concern of intermittent operation of the hill start assist warning lamp.
02/19/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10059219
TSB ID: SB-06-48-15

Subaru: on some vehicles, to reduce possibility of improper illumination, a change in design for stop light switch for abs and/or vdc warning lamp. models 2012-14 impreza, xv crosstrek (except hybrid), 2008-14 wrx, sti, 2014 forester.
04/16/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10133522
TSB ID: 12-234-18

This bulletin provides a repair procedure for replacing the foam cushion installed between the top front edge of the ip and the windshield glass. use the supplied service procedure to address a customer concern involving the foam cushi
04/02/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10131698
TSB ID: 1221717

This bulletin announces a design change made to the front seat outer hinge cover trim panels. in some cases, when exiting the vehicle, the trim panel may inadvertently get kicked and become dislodged from the seat cushion assembly. the sh
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04/02/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10131639
TSB ID: 12-207-16

This bulletin announces a change to the procedure used in production of the rear door glass assembly. the bottom edge of the door glass is pressed into a metal channel lined with rubber. the channel attaches the door glass assembly to the w
04/02/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10131641
TSB ID: 12-189-15R

This bulletin provides information about changes made to the rear shelf trim to address customer concerns of a rattling sound heard while driving over bumpy / rough roads. the sources of the rattle have been identified as: ? the mounting
04/02/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10131647
TSB ID: 01-168-09R

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the subaru lock information web-site.
03/13/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10130277
TSB ID: 12-231-18

( 2017-2018my impreza - 5 dr only)
12/15/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10125885
TSB ID: 16-107-17R

Cvt models only. 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
10/26/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10120971
TSB ID: 15-201-16

This service information bulletin announces a design change to the retractable portion of the tonneau cover made to address customer concerns of the cover retracting on its own while driving on rough roads. the shape and length (an addition
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09/13/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10117538
TSB ID: 16-107-17

Cvt models only. 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
09/13/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10117545
TSB ID: 12-224-17R

This bulletin provides a procedure for replacement of the black foam rubber insulating cushions for the roof rails. in rare cases, the cushion(s) may come loose and begin to protrude from under the roof rails where they contact the body.
09/13/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10117553
TSB ID: 15-168-13R

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 service poli
08/14/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10111098
TSB ID: 12-189-15R

This bulletin provides information about changes made to the rear shelf trim to address customer concerns of a rattling sound heard while driving over bumpy / rough roads. the sources of the rattle have been identified as: * the mounting p
08/14/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10111101
TSB ID: 12-206-16

All models listed with seat lifter feature. this bulletin provides a procedure to address a customer reported cosmetic condition of surface rust appearing on the inner seat cushion frame of the front seat assemblies.
08/14/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10111093
TSB ID: 12-203-16

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. a design change was made to the wave washer used at the attachment p
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03/08/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10094342
TSB ID: 12-195-15

Should you receive a customer concern of vibration or looseness in either of the door mirrors, a design change has been made to the 3 mirror head mounting holes in the mounting base. in addition, a new retaining bolt and tightening torque s
03/06/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10093841
TSB ID: 18-183-15

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide a description of current changes to service manuals available via the subaru technical information system (stis) web site. the tables contained within this bulletin are to be used as guides for bec
03/06/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10093866
TSB ID: 12-194-15

This bulletin announces a design change to the front bumper corner mounting bracket to address concerns of a gap between the top edge of the cover and the headlamp assembly as shown below.
02/27/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10093105
TSB ID: 02-162-15R

This service information bulletin announces a design change to the oil pressure switch assembly. nickel plating has been applied to the internal switch contacts to enhance their durability and reduce the possibility of poor contact which c
02/27/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10093118
TSB ID: 12-189-15

This bulletin provides information about changes made to the rear shelf trim to address customer concerns of a rattling sound heard while driving over bumpy / rough roads. the sources of the rattle have been identified as the mounting for t
02/17/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10092148
TSB ID: 15-168-13

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 service polici
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02/17/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10092166
TSB ID: 18-173-13

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide a description of current changes to service manuals available via the subaru technical information system (stis) web site. the tables contained within this bulletin are to be used as guides for bec
02/17/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10092186
TSB ID: WQH-44M

We have received several calls from dealers who have customers eligible for the wqh44 subaru carpeted floor mat recall but do not have the original mats that were in the vehicle at the time of sale. in most cases, the customers have sta
02/07/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10090864
TSB ID: 12-182-15

This bulletin announces availability of a revised front door checker mechanism designed to hold the front doors more securely when they are in partially open positions. an additional detent position has also been added.
02/03/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10090452
TSB ID: 18-177-15

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.
02/03/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10090491
TSB ID: SMG-SS

This annoucment is to anouce the stop the sales of the (2012 to 2015) impreza and (2013 to 2015) xv crosstrek sport mesh grilles.
02/03/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10090326
TSB ID: 15-168-13R

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 service polici
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02/02/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10090189
TSB ID: 07-83-14

Diagnostics for dtc b1500 and u1500
01/31/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10089959
TSB ID: 12-161-14

Loose or missing fog lamp covers - this bulletin provides a service procedure for improving the retention of the fog lamp covers into the front bumper cover.
01/09/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10088043
TSB ID: 15-168-13R

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 service polici
11/29/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10085122
TSB ID: SST

The following are the special tools that are required for the 2014 my. these tools will be shipped directly to all dealers during march. the chart describes each of the tools in the shipment.
11/15/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10084242
TSB ID: 15-168-13R

2014 exchange component identification and procedures - audio units
11/02/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10083795
TSB ID: NAVI- SYSTEM-1

Gen i sd card navigation system trouble shooting guide
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06/16/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10072044
TSB ID: SB-06-50-15

Summary to be provided on a future date.
05/23/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10067014
TSB ID: 15-168-13

Summary to be provided on a future date.
05/23/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10067859
TSB ID: 05-57-14

Front cross member mounting bolt change - this bulletin describes a design change made to the mounting bolts used for securing the front cross member to the vehicle body.
05/23/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10067877
TSB ID: 07-83-14

Diagnostics for dtc b1500 and u1500
05/18/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10065754
TSB ID: 13-96-13

Summary to be provided on a future date.
05/18/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10065756
TSB ID: 86271FJ600

Summary to be provided on a future date.
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05/18/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10065796
TSB ID: 13-96-13R

Summary to be provided on a future date.
03/03/15 Other NHTSA ID: 10056877
TSB ID: SB-02-155-14-R

Subaru: information regarding replacement revision of air intake duct for turbocharger where insulator portion of duct separates from duct and leaks boost pressure, loss of power and increased sound levels occurs. model 2005-12 legacy, ou
05/22/14 Other NHTSA ID: 10055443
TSB ID: TSB-05-57-14

Subaru: a change has been made to the mounting bolts used for securing the front cross member to the vehicle body. the thickness of the flange at the base of the bolt's hex has increased to 5mm. also included subaru sti/brz model year 2014.

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Subaru Forester TSBs (Technical Service Bulletins)

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.

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