Eliminating Gap between Headlamp and Bumper Cover – 2012-2015 Subaru

NUMBER: 12-194-15
DATE: 11/11/15

APPLICABILITY: 2012-15MY Impreza 2.0L Models
2013-15MY XV Crosstrek Models
SUBJECT: Eliminating Gap between Headlamp and Bumper Cover

 

INTRODUCTION

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.

 

Gap between Headlamp and Bumper Cover

 

PRODUCTION CHANGE INFORMATION:

The new bumper corner brackets were incorporated into production per the table below:

MODEL STARTING VIN
Impreza 4-Door F*024034
Impreza 5-Door & XV Crosstrek F*322591

 

PART INFORMATION

DESCRIPTION NEW PART NUMBER APPLICATION OLD PART NUMBER
BRACKET FRONT BUMPER CORNER 57707FJ001 R/ HAND 57707FJ000
57707FJ011 L/HAND 57707FJ010

 

DETAIL OF PART CHANGES

DETAIL OF PART CHANGES

 

SERVICE PROCEDURE / INFORMATION

Follow the procedure in the applicable Service Manual when replacing the brackets.  Always take proper precautions to prevent damage to the surrounding related paint finish areas and the headlamps.

 

WARRANTY / CLAIM INFORMATION

For vehicles within the Basic New Car Limited Warranty period, this repair may be submitted using the following claim information:

LABOR DESCRIPTION LABOR
OPERATION #
FAIL
CODE
LABOR
TIME
FRONT BUMPER COVER &/OR BUMPER CUSHION  R&R B916-503 XLH-20 0.3
BUMPER COVER CORNER BRACKET R&R ONE OR BOTH C916-533 0.2

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

  • SOA strongly discourages the printing and/or local storage of service information as previously released information and electronic publications may be updated at any time.
  • Always check for any open recalls or campaigns anytime a vehicle is in for servicing.
  • Always refer to STIS for the latest service information before performing any repairs.

 

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