|APPLICABILITY:||2014MY Forester Turbo Models|
|SUBJECT:||ECM Reprogramming Availability for DTC P0244|
This Bulletin announces the availability of ECM reprogramming files to address an improper judgment of intake manifold pressure when the engine is cold which could cause DTC P0244 to set. These files are included in the July, 2013 SSMIII Software Update, Version 18.104.22.168.
PACK FILE APPLICABILITY
|EMISSION SPEC.||PAK FILE NAME||NEW ECM PART NUMBER||OLD ECM PART NUMBERS||NEW CID NUMBER||TRANSMISSION|
COUNTERMEASURE IN PRODUCTION
|CAR LINE||MODEL||STARTING VIN|
SERVICE PROCEDURE / INFORMATION
WARRANTY / CLAIM INFORMATION
For vehicles within the Basic New Car Limited and/or Emissions Warranty period, this repair may be claimed using the following information:
|LABOR DESCRIPTION||LABOR OPERATION #||FAIL CODE||LABOR
|MFI OBDII ECM Reprogramming||A455-288||UPG-48||0.4|
Subaru reprogramming files using a generic (non-OEM) SAEJ2534 pass-thru vehicle programming device are available by contacting Service Technical Information Company toll free at 1-866-428-2278. The cost for the CD-ROM with all reprogramming files is $75.00 plus S/H and applicable state tax. Files will be updated four (4) times per year, in CD-ROM format, with all available reprogramming service information at the same above offered cost. Authorized Subaru Dealers are provided the same reprogramming information.
Before purchasing, the reprogramming details can be found in the following Reprogramming J-2534 Files chart. Click the link to view the PDF chart.
Subaru J2534 Reprogramming software meets the latest available J2534-1 specification. Our Reprogramming J2534 Files chart does not specify the Calibration Identification Number (CID); however, this information is included in our offered CD-Rom.
Note: The ECM or TCM being reprogrammed may already contain some or all of the reprogramming files listed in the Reprogramming J2534 Files chart shown by release date. It is possible to damage the vehicles ECM/TCM during the reprogramming event. Once the reprogramming process has started, it is recommended not to interrupt the process until the event is completed. If you experience any problems, please contact your scan tool maker for further instructions.
No. Subaru has no reprogramming capability for model years 1996-1998. Starting with our 1999 model year, please see our Reprogramming Pre-J2534 Files chart for affected model reprogramming information.