Timing Hole Plug- Design Change – 2011-2019 Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10155225

Manufacturer Communication Number: 02-178-18R

Summary

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

 

55 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
SUBARU ASCENT 2019
SUBARU BRZ 2013-2019
SUBARU CROSSTREK 2013-2019
SUBARU FORESTER 2011-2019
SUBARU IMPREZA 2012-2019
SUBARU LEGACY 2013-2019
SUBARU OUTBACK 2013-2019
SUBARU WRX 2015-2018
SUBARU WRX STI 2015-2019

INTRODUCTION:

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

 

PRODUCTION CHANGE INFORMATION:

The new timing hole plug was incorporated into production as per the table below:

Model Starting VIN
Legacy K3017147
Outback K3263938
Impreza 4-Door K3608511
Impreza 5-Door K3718682
Crosstrek K3718682
Forester JH588112
WRX J9833467
Ascent K3438512
BRZ J8602701

 

PART INFORMATION:

The part number for the new timing plug is 11413AA120.  Comparison images for both the new and old-style plugs are provided below.



NUMBER: 02-178-18R
DATE: 08/29/18
REVISED: 02/22/19

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10155225

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2019/MC-10155225-9999.pdf

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