Power Rear Gate (PRG) Inoperative, Incomplete Initialization Procedure – 2014 Subaru Forester

NUMBER: 07-80-13R
DATE: 10/31/13
REVISED: 03/13/14

 

APPLICABILITY: 2014 Forester Models
SUBJECT: Power Rear Gate (PRG) Inoperative, Incomplete Initialization Procedure

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin provides additional information (see TSB 07-76-13R dated 7/8/2013) regarding the PRG system operation and initialization procedure.  If you receive a customer concern of a “beepbeep-beep” sound when trying to operate the PRG, a likely cause is an incomplete initialization procedure.  Initialization occurs any time the auto closer function operates.  It must complete every time the PRG is operated (closed) in order for the PRG to work properly the next time one of the activation switches is operated.  If a voltage drop occurs (e.g. cranking the engine) during the exact time this initialization procedure is in process, there is a possibility the procedure will not complete properly and (although securely closed and latched)  the PRG system will be rendered inoperative. During this time, the gate will operate manually however the PRG functions will be disabled.  If the customer’s normal usage pattern creates this condition regularly, a countermeasure PRG control unit has been developed to remedy it.

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DTC P0606 after Vehicle Battery Is Reconnected – 2014-2017 Subaru Forester & 2015-2017 WRX

NUMBER: 07-75-13R
DATE: 06/06/13
REVISED: 09/08/16

 

APPLICABILITY: 2014-2017MY Forester Turbo Models
2015-2017MY WRX 2.0 DIT Models
SUBJECT: DTC P0606 after Vehicle Battery Is Reconnected

 

INTRODUCTION

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

The engine management system is equipped with a back-up memory.  When disconnecting the battery cables, this back-up memory is cleared.

On Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models, after re-connecting the battery, if the ignition switch is turned back “ON” within one minute after the first time the ignition is turned “OFF”,  it becomes possible for the CEL to illuminate storing DTC P0606 in memory.  The code will not occur immediately, but may occur after a period of time depending upon how the vehicle is operated.

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ECM Reprogramming for Enhancement of Cruise Control Set Speed Stability – 2014 Subaru Forester

NUMBER: 11-134-13R
DATE: 08/12/13
REVISED: 02/10/14

 

APPLICABILITY: 2014MY Forester 2.0 Turbo Models
SUBJECT: ECM Reprogramming for Enhancement of Cruise Control Set Speed Stability

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin announces the availability of ECM reprogramming files to enhance set speed stability when operating the vehicle on mountainous roads. This update does not affect any operation of EyeSight Adaptive or EyeSight Conventional Cruise Control.

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Difficulty Starting, Rough Idle, Cam Position or Misfire DTCs P0340, P0341, P0345, P0346, P0365, P0366, P0390, P0391, P0301, P0302, P0303 or P0304 – 2011-2014 Subaru

NUMBER: 11-130-13R
DATE: 04/05/13
REVISED: 01/28/14

 

APPLICABILITY: 2013MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L Models
2012-13MY Impreza 2.0L Models
2013MY XV Crosstrek
2011-2014MY Forester
2013MY BRZ
SUBJECT: Difficulty Starting, Rough Idle, Cam Position or Misfire DTCs P0340, P0341, P0345, P0346, P0365, P0366, P0390, P0391, P0301, P0302, P0303 or P0304

 

INTRODUCTION

This Bulletin provides inspection and repair procedures for intake and exhaust camshaft position-related and/or engine misfire DTCs for the FA and FB engine-equipped models listed above.  The camshaft position sensor (CPS) clearance may be out of specification causing these condition(s) and one or more of the DTCs listed above to set.  In addition to a Check Engine light coming on, there may or may not be customer concerns of rough idle, extended cranking or no start.

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Reprogramming File Availability for DTCs P0CDD and P0A3F – 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

NUMBER: 07-82-14R
DATE: 02/05/14
REVISED: 06/09/14

 

APPLICABILITY: 2014MY XV Crosstrek Hybrid (HEV)
SUBJECT: Reprogramming File Availability for DTCs P0CDD and P0A3F

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to address DTCs P0CDD and P0A3F, both related to the hybrid system’s drive motor control module (DMCM).  These DTCs may set when the voltage of the auxiliary battery drops below specified limits.

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