Hood Latch and Striker Mounting Bolt Change – 2010-2014 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NUMBER: 12-178-15
DATE: 01-30-15

 

APPLICABILITY: 2010-14MY Legacy and Outback
SUBJECT: Hood Latch and Striker Mounting Bolt Change

 

INTRODUCTION

This Service Information bulletin announces a change to the appearance of the hood latch and striker mounting bolts.  The original bolts had a black-colored finish while the new bolts are silver in color.

There is no change to the shape or strength of the bolts.

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Reprogramming File Availability for Extended Engine Cranking (Delayed Starting) and Engine Oil Level Detection Improvement – 2015 Subaru Impreza

NUMBER: 11-155-15R
DATE: 01-26-15
REVISED: 04-05-16

APPLICABILITY: 2015MY Impreza 2.0L Models and XV Crosstrek
SUBJECT: Reprogramming File Availability for Extended Engine Cranking (Delayed Starting) and Engine Oil Level Detection Improvement

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to address customer concerns of extended cranking time before the engine starts.  These files also optimize the ECM for improved engine oil level detection.

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Reprogramming File Applicability for DTCs P000A and P000C – 2015 Subaru Legacy and Outback

NUMBER: 11-154-15
DATE: 01-22-15

 

APPLICABILITY: 2015MY Legacy and Outback Models with 3.6L Engine
SUBJECT: Reprogramming File Applicability for DTCs P000A and P000C

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to address DTCs P000A and P000C.  These DTCs may set and cause the Check Engine light to illuminate when voltage supplied to the engine’s oil control valves (OCV) is reduced.

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Reprogramming File Availability for Extended Engine Cranking – 2011-2015 Subaru Forester

NUMBER: 11-153-15R
DATE: 01-22-15
REVISED: 05-27-15

APPLICABILITY: 2011-15MY Forester N/A Models
SUBJECT: Reprogramming File Availability for Extended Engine Cranking

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to address customer concerns of extended cranking time before the engine starts.

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High-Pitched “Chirp”, “Squeak” or “Cricket” Sound from the Engine – 2013-2014 Subaru BRZ

NUMBER: 09-54-12R
DATE: 10/03/12
REVISED: 09/27/16

04/15/14

APPLICABILITY: 2013-16MY BRZ
SUBJECT: High-Pitched “Chirp”, “Squeak” or “Cricket” Sound from the Engine

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a high-pitched “chirp”, “squeak” or “cricket” sound heard coming from the engine’s Direct Injection (DI) high-pressure fuel pumpNot all DI pumps may exhibit this sound.  Some vehicles may have components which in combination with certain fuel temperatures and / or formulations, may result in aeration of the fuel within the body of the pump and cause this sound.  This result is non-detrimental to the vehicle.  Production changes have been made to eliminate the source of the sound.

IMPORTANT:   A “clack” or mechanical “ticking” sound also made by operation of the highpressure fuel pump is considered to be a normal operating characteristic and no attempt should be made to repair it.

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