Diagnostic procedures for P0851/P0852 – 2005-2008 Subaru

NUMBER: 16-68-06
DATE: 10/09/06

APPLICABILITY: 2005~08MY Legacy, Outback, Impreza and Forester Vehicles Equipped with 4EAT
SUBJECT: Diagnostic procedures for P0851/P0852

 

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this bulletin is to assist when diagnosing P0851 (Neutral Switch Input Circuit Low) and P0852 (Neutral Switch Input Circuit High). If you encounter a vehicle with P0851 and/or P0852, use the following repair procedure.

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Front Stabilizer Bar – 2006-2008 Subaru Tribeca

NUMBER: 05-40-08
DATE: 10/24/08

APPLICABILITY: 2006~2008 Tribeca
SUBJECT: Front Stabilizer Bar

 

INTRODUCTION

If you encounter a vehicle that has a broken front stabilizer bar clamp and/or flange bolt, it may be the result of the stabilizer bar shape inconsistency. A countermeasure was made to the die for the molding process. The listed repair procedure should only be followed if the flange bolt is broken.

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Power Steering Hose – New Style – 2000-2002 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NUMBER: 04-11-04
DATE: 01/15/04

APPLICABILITY: 2000~2002MY Legacy Sedan, Wagon and Outback Vehicles w/ 2.5L Engines
SUBJECT: Power Steering Hose – New Style

 

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this bulletin is to address an abnormal noise (groan) coming from the power steering pump and/or slight vibration in the steering wheel when turning at very low speeds.

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Turbocharger Oil Supply Mesh Screen – Subaru All Turbo Equipped Vehicles

NUMBER: 02-103-07R
DATE: 10/29/07

APPLICABILITY: All Turbo Equipped Vehicles
SUBJECT: Turbocharger Oil Supply Mesh Screen

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin is for informational purposes only.

Turbocharged engines require proper maintenance especially when the vehicle is used under severe driving conditions, such as moderate to hard acceleration and engine braking on a somewhat regular basis.

In any case, it is recommended that the engine oil and filter be changed every 3,750 miles (6,000 km) or 3-3/4 months.

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Legacy Steering Wheel Noise – 2007 Subaru Legacy/Outback

NUMBER: 04-12-07
DATE: 05/07/07

APPLICABILITY: 2007MY Legacy/Outback Sedan and Wagon
SUBJECT: Legacy Steering Wheel Noise

 

INTRODUCTION

If you encounter a customer complaint that there is a rubbing or scraping type noise coming from the steering wheel while turning, the steering column cover may be rubbing against the steering wheel.

In lieu of replacing the steering column, the steering column cover mounting bracket can be modified to eliminate the noise.

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