Revised Sunroof Deflector for Rattling Sound – 2014 Subaru Forester

NUMBER: 12-163-14
DATE: 02/05/14

 

APPLICABILITY: 2014MY Forester
SUBJECT: Revised Sunroof Deflector for Rattling Sound

 

INTRODUCTION

If you receive a customer concern of a rattling sound from the sunroof air deflector while driving with the roof panel closed, a countermeasure part has been developed to eliminate it.  Non-woven material has been added to the resin cover portions of the air deflector as shown in the illustration below.

Sunroof Deflector

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07-116-16R – Supplemental Service Procedure Information to be Used in Conjunction with Campaigns WQP-51, WQR-53R and TKA, B, C-16R –

NUMBER: 07-116-16R
DATE: 11/11/16
REVISED: 12/30/16

 

APPLICABILITY: All Affected Models
SUBJECT: Supplemental Service Procedure Information to be Used in Conjunction with Campaigns WQP-51, WQR-53R and TKA, B, C-16R

 

INTRODUCTION:

This Service Information bulletin is intended to provide helpful tips to Technicians performing  the above-listed airbag inflator assembly replacement recalls.  This information should increase  Technician efficiency and the recall completion percentages of their Service Departments.  The  supplemental tips provided here are to be used in conjunction with the Service Procedures already published in the current campaign bulletins and applicable Service Manuals.

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Uneven Gap between “A” Pillar Trim and Speaker Grille – 2014 Subaru Forester

NUMBER: 12-158-13
DATE: 10/31/13

 

APPLICABILITY: 2014MY Forester
SUBJECT: Uneven Gap between “A” Pillar Trim and Speaker Grille

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin provides a procedure to eliminate an uneven gap between the base of the “A” pillar trim and the tweeter speaker grille as shown in the “Before” and “After” photos below.

Speaker Grille

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Rear Seat Backrest Hinge Bracket Adjustment – 2014 Subaru Forester

NUMBER: 12-150-13
DATE: 04/11/13

 

APPLICABILITY: 2014MY Forester
SUBJECT: Rear Seat Backrest Hinge Bracket Adjustment

 

INTRODUCTION

This Bulletin provides a procedure for adjustment of the rear seat backrest side hinge assembly to help reduce the effort needed to lock the backrest in the upright position.

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Memory Height and / or Temporary Stop Features Inoperative – 2014 Subaru Forester

NUMBER: 07-74-13
DATE: 04/29/13

 

APPLICABILITY: 2014MY Forester Models with Power Rear Gate
SUBJECT: Memory Height and / or Temporary Stop Features Inoperative

 

INTRODUCTION

This Bulletin provides a repair procedure for the following two conditions:

  • The power rear gate (PRG) system Memory Height and / or Temporary Stop feature is completely inoperative.
  • The inability of the PRG to remain stopped in a partially open position once commanded to do so (Temporary Stop failure). Instead, the rear gate will stop briefly while opening then proceed to the full open position.

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