Squeak, Squeal, or Chirp Sound Serpentine Drive / Accessory Belt – 2013-2014 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NUMBER: 02-156-14
DATE: 05/27/14

APPLICABILITY: 2013-14MY Legacy and Outback
2.5L N/A FB Engine Models
SUBJECT: Service Part Number Change to the V-Belt (Serpentine Drive / Accessory Belt) to Address A Squeak, Squeal, or Chirp Sound

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin announces a service part number change for the V-Belt (serpentine drive/accessory belt) applicable to the vehicles specified above. This part is being replaced to address a slip-type sound (squeak, squeal or chirp) due to a production variation found in the original belt.  If presented with one of the above listed vehicles exhibiting this condition, replace the existing V-Belt (serpentine drive/ accessory belt) with the new part number shown below.

 

PART NUMBER

APPLICABILITY PART NAME OLD PART NUMBER NEW PART NUMBER
2013 -2014MY Legacy and Outback V-Belt 809221190 809221160

 

SERVICE PROCEDURE / INFORMATION

Follow the procedure outlined in the applicable Service Manual for replacement of the V-Belt (serpentine drive belt).

 

WARRANTY / CLAIM INFORMATION

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

LABOR DESCRIPTION LABOR OPERATION # FAIL CODE LABOR TIME
DRIVE BELT R&R A241-083 CAX-25 0.3

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10068290

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2014/SB-10068290-0699.pdf

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