Rear Splash Guard Kit – Corrosion of Attachment Hardware – 2015-2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek

NUMBER:  15-191-15
DATE: 12/14/15

APPLICABILITY: 2015-16MY XV Crosstrek Models with Accessory Rear Splash Guard Kit
SUBJECT: Corrosion of Attachment Hardware

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin announces availability of a replacement attachment hardware kit for the rear splash guards to address customer concerns of poor appearance due to corrosion and / or rusting.

Examples of the condition are shown in the photos below.

replacement hardware kit

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Revised Valve Train Parts to Reduce a Warm Engine Tapping Sound from the Left Cylinder Head – 2013-2014 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NUMBER: 02-150-14R
DATE: 02/07/14
REVISED: 03/3/14

APPLICABILITY: 2013-14MY Legacy & Outback Models with 2.5L FB Engine
SUBJECT: Revised Valve Train Parts to Reduce a Warm Engine Tapping Sound from the Left Cylinder Head

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin announces the availability of revised valve train components developed to reduce a tapping sound (sometimes described as “a sewing machine type” sound) which may be heard coming from the left-hand (B2) side of the engine when the engine is warm.  This bulletin does not address any cold engine or start-up sounds.  The changes consist of:

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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.

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Deletion of Compass Mirror – 2013-2014 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NUMBER: 15-156-12R
DATE: 08/20/12
REVISED: 11/19/14

APPLICABILITY: 2013-2014MY Legacy and Outback Models with Backup Camera
SUBJECT: Deletion of Compass Mirror

 

INTRODUCTION

2013 Model Year Outback and Legacy vehicles equipped with a backup camera no longer have a compass feature available in the factory installed auto-dimming mirror. In the event a customer requires a compass feature in an auto-dimming mirror, the factory installed mirror on some trim levels may be replaced with an auto-dimming compass mirror with HomeLink.  This mirror is different from our standard accessory mirror offered for 2013 Outback and Legacy vehicles. Please reference the following chart for applicability and part numbers. Installation of the HomeLink mirror should be treated as any other accessory installation request by the customer and is not a matter for warranty.

Warning: There is no accessory mirror that can be installed in vehicles equipped with EyeSight. The OE mirror on an EyeSight vehicle should not be modified or extended.

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Reprogramming File Availability for Keyless Buzzer – 2016 Subaru WRX & STI

NUMBER: 07-99-15
DATE: 10/26/15

APPLICABILITY: 2016MY WRX and STI Models
SUBJECT: Reprogramming File Availability for Keyless Buzzer

 

INTRODUCTION

On some vehicles, a customer may not be able to access the “Keyless Buzzer Volume” function on the Multi-Function Display (MFD).  This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files for the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) to facilitate setting the volume of the keyless buzzer via the MFD.

Keyless Buzzer Volume

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