Wind Rushing Sound from the Front Door Sash Area – 2015-2016 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NUMBER: 12-176-14R
DATE: 12/05/14
REVISED: 10/28/15

APPLICABILITY: 2015-16MY Legacy and Outback Models
SUBJECT: Service Procedure to Address a Wind Rushing Sound from the Front Door Sash Area

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin provides a service procedure to address customer concerns of a wind rushing-type sound which seems to come from the front door glass sash area.  Customers may report a concern with one or both front doors.  It is only necessary to address the side with the confirmed condition.  The door glass sash separates the main door glass from the small partition glass on each door.  The procedure involves replacement of the front door glass run channel (weatherstrip), partition glass/ weatherstrip, sash and both the inner and outer door glass weatherstrips (sweeps).  In addition, two pre-cut pieces of self-adhesive EPT foam, 1 piece of non-woven tape (will be cut into 3 pieces) and a 320mm section of butyl (adhesive rubber) sealing material will be added in specific locations.  To address a customer concern of a fluttering-type sound coming from the B-pillar area at highway speeds, see TSB 12-185-15 for installation of the 320mm section of butyl tape only.

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Reprogramming File Availability for Oil Level Detection – 2013-2014 Subaru Legacy & Outback 2.5L

NUMBER: 11-145-14R
DATE: 09/15/14
REVISED: 04/21/16

12/10/14

 

APPLICABILITY: 2013-14MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L Models
SUBJECT: Reprogramming File Availability for Oil Level Detection

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files and a revised oil level switch to optimize the ECM logic for engine oil level detection in the event of false or premature low engine oil level warning lamp illumination.  Should a customer present a concern with a low engine oil warning lamp illumination and the diagnosis indicate the oil level is full or nearly full (oil level between the full and add marks/holes on the dipstick) and the customer has not added any engine oil, the ECM must be updated with this new logic and the oil level switch specified below replaced.  The new oil level switch part number supplied in this bulletin must be used.  If the customer has added oil, determine how much was added.  Based upon the information provided, estimate where the oil level was when the lamp illuminated in order to determine if additional action is required beyond what is described in this bulletin (e.g an oil consumption test). The ECM must still be updated with this new logic and the oil level switch replaced.

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TSMSFJ – Remote Engine Start Systems – 2012 Subaru Impreza & 2013 Impreza / Crosstrek

Remote Engine Start Systems Troubleshooting Guide (2012MY Impreza & 2013MY Impreza / Crosstrek Vehicles) – TSMSFJ

NHTSA H001SFJ000 Rev A

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Reprogramming File Availability for Oil Level Detection – 2013-2014 Subaru Impreza 2.0L & XV Crosstrek

NUMBER: 11-149-14R
DATE: 11/06/14
REVISED: 04/06/15

 

APPLICABILITY: 2013-14MY Impreza 2.0L NA Models
2013-14MY XV Crosstrek, Including Hybrid Model (HEV)
SUBJECT: Reprogramming File Availability for Oil Level Detection

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files and a revised oil level switch to optimize the ECM logic for engine oil level detection in the event of false or premature low engine oil level warning lamp illumination. Should a customer present a concern with a low engine oil warning lamp illumination and the diagnosis indicate the oil level is full or nearly full (oil level between the full and add marks/holes on the dipstick) and the customer has not added any engine oil, the ECM must be updated with this new logic and the oil level switch replaced. The new oil level switch part number supplied in this bulletin must be used. If the customer has added oil, determine how much was added. Based upon the information provided, estimate where the oil level was when the lamp illuminated in order to determine if additional action is required beyond what is described in this bulletin (e.g an oil consumption test). The ECM must still be updated with this new logic and the oil level switch replaced.

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WQK-47 – Brake Line Corrosion – 2005-2014 Subaru

NHTSA

14V311

SUMMARY:

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 Outback and Legacy, 2008-2011 Impreza and 2008-2014 Impreza WRX/STI, and 2009-2013 Forester vehicles, currently, or formerly, registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.

Salt water could splash on the brake lines through a gap in the fuel tank protector, resulting in excessive corrosion of the brake lines.

Note that affected vehicles not currently, or formerly registered, in the salt belt states identified above are eligible for repair, at no cost to the customer, upon request.

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