Front Coil Spring Inspection Procedure for Knock / Rattle Sound – 2019-2020 Subaru Ascent

NHTSA ID Number: 10166952

Manufacturer Communication Number: 05-71-19

Summary

This bulletin provides an inspection procedure to follow when addressing customer concerns of a rattling, knocking of klunk type sound when going over slight bumps and/ or uneven road surfaces.

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Transmission Fluid Seepage – 2012-2020 Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10165497

Manufacturer Communication Number: 16-103-16R

Summary

This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly. Investigation has identified likely sources of the seepage to be the sealant used on the CVT’s oil pump chain cover and the input shaft oil seal. The repair involves chain cover removal, a thorough cleaning and inspection of the sealing surfaces followed by re-sealing the cover and replacement of the input shaft oil seal with the new, redesigned type.

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TIPS0219 – 2019 February TechTIPS Newsletter – Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10155223

Manufacturer Communication Number: Tech Tips

Summary

Subaru service and Technical support newsletter.

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Reprogramming File Availability for Optimization of Harman Gen 3.1 Audio and Navigation Head Units – 2019 Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10164194

Manufacturer Communication Number: 15-236-18R

Summary

The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3.1 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The procedure will involve either downloading the software update files from Subarunet (or using those sent directly from Nuspire) and transferring them onto a flash drive for head unit installation.

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“Squeak” “Creak” or “Pop” -Type Sound from Driver’s Seat – 2015-2019 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NHTSA ID Number: 10160510

Manufacturer Communication Number: 12-253-18R

Summary

This bulletin provides a procedure to help identify the source of a squeaking, creaking or popping -type sound heard coming from the driver?s seat. A change has been made to the Teflon bushings used in the seat cushion frame assembly.

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