Instrument Panel Cover Peeling – 2017-2018 Subaru BRZ

NHTSA ID Number: 10154426

Manufacturer Communication Number: 12-257-19

Summary

This bulletin announces manufacturing process changes made to address small number of cases where the cover (outer skin) of the visor above the combination meter and / or the center panel in the area just above the audio unit has begun to peel. The peeling condition can result from extended periods of exposure to sunlight and the related temperature variations.

 

2 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
SUBARU BRZ 2017-2018

 

INTRODUCTION:

This bulletin announces manufacturing process changes made to address small number of cases where the cover (outer skin) of the visor above the combination meter and / or the center panel in the area just above the audio unit has begun to peel.  The peeling condition can result from extended periods of exposure to sunlight and the related temperature variations.  Reference photos of the condition are provided below.

 

PRODUCTION CHANGE INFORMATION:

The production process was enhanced by increasing both the application area sizes and amount of adhesive used.  Parts produced with the new process were incorporated into production starting with VIN J9601567.

 

PART INFORMATION:

Description Part Number Application
VISOR- COMBINATION METER 66180CA241 Ex. Leather Trim
66180CA251 Leather Trim
66180CA271 2018MY
PANEL- CENTER ASSEMBLY 66077CA241 2018MY
ORNAMENT-PANEL ASSEMBLY PASSENGER 66077CA251 2017-18
66077CA271 2018MY

REMINDER:  Always order the most up-to-date replacement parts based on the specific VIN being repaired.

 

IDENTIFICATION:

The new parts are identified by the small hole located in a flap of the cover material on the back side of the parts as shown below:

 

SERVICE PROCEDURE / INFORMATION:

REMINDER:  Customer satisfaction and retention starts with performing quality repairs.

The service procedures replacing these IP components remain unchanged.  Always refer to the applicable Service Manual and review the full requirements of the repair being performed.  The Service Manual procedures contain information critical to performing an effective repair the first time and every time.  This includes but is not limited to: important SAFETY precautions, proper inspection criteria, necessary special tools, required processes and related one-time-use parts needed for a complete and lasting repair.



NUMBER: 12-257-19
DATE: 01/31/19

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10154426

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2019/MC-10154426-9999.pdf

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