TIPS1218 – 2018 December TechTIPS Newsletter – Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10153616

Manufacturer Communication Number: 2018-Dec-Tech Ti

Summary

Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newsletter

 

1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
SUBARU SUBARU 9999

ARTICLES CONTAINED
IN THIS ISSUE
CODE ARTICLE………………………….PAGE
(00) STIS New Releases…………….. 10-11
(01) QMR of the Month…………………. 1-2
(01) The Importance of Searching for TSBs and TechTIPS………………….. 2
(05) Abnormal Noise Diagnosis…………. 3
(07) Performing Variant Work When Replacing Combination Meters……3-4
(07) Automatic Start-Stop System Enable Conditions…………………………… 4
Tech Tips Greatest Tips
(12) 2015MY Legacy / Outback Seat Heater Operation Overview……………….. 5-7
(13) Paint Condition on Hood – Moisture Stain……………………………….. 7-8
(15) 2019 Forester Remote Engine Start Changes and Precautions………….8-9
(15) 2019 Impreza Sport Remote Engine Start Climate Control Settings……… 9
(18) Errors in Service Manuals, What To Do……………………………….. 10



TIPS1218

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10153616

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2018/MC-10153616-9999.pdf

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