Replacement AT Oil Cooler Piping – 2008-2013 Subaru

NUMBER: 16-92-14
DATE: 09/02/14

APPLICABILITY: 2009-13MY Forester AT Models
2008-2011MY Impreza AT Models
SUBJECT: Replacement AT Oil Cooler Piping

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin will provide information regarding a change to the automatic transmission (AT) fluid cooler piping and an addition to the service procedure used during their replacement.  The cooler piping located adjacent to the radiator may become damaged by corrosion resulting from road salt and / or salt water accumulation.  The new replacement piping has a double-thick Teflon coating applied to prevent corrosion damage.  Installation of additional foam packing in the area near the radiator fan will also help to minimize water intrusion.

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Engine Oil Consumption – 2013-2015 Subaru

NUMBER: 02-157-14R
DATE: 08/28/14
REVISED: 11/21/16

 

APPLICABILITY: 2013-14MY Legacy and Outback Models with 2.5L FB Engines
2011-14MY Forester Models with 2.5L FB Engines
2015 MY Forester (Manual Transmissions Only) with 2.5L FB Engines
2012-13 MY Impreza and XV Crosstrek Models with 2.0 FB Engines
2014-15 MY Impreza and XV Crosstrek Models (Manual Transmissions Only) with 2.0 FB Engines
SUBJECT: Engine Oil Consumption

 

INTRODUCTION

As part of our dedication to customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. is initiating a program to extend the original New Car Powertrain Limited Warranty coverage for excessive engine oil consumption on applicable vehicles to 8 years / 100,000 miles from the original warranty start date.  This Warranty Extension will not cover any excessive engine oil consumption found to be a result of any condition(s) other than those specifically described in this bulletin.

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Instrument Panel Side Vents Coming Loose – 2012-2014 Subaru

NUMBER: 12-174-14
DATE: 10/30/14

 

APPLICABILITY: 2012-13MY Impreza 2.0L NA Models
2014MY Forester Models
SUBJECT: Instrument Panel Side Vents Coming Loose

 

INTRODUCTION

To address customer concerns of the instrument panel side dash grille vent assembly coming loose, the retaining claw portion has been redesigned to provide better retention.
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Design Change to Rear Door Power Window Regulator – 2014-2015 Subaru Forester

NUMBER: 12-175-14
DATE: 11/10/14

 

APPLICABILITY: 2014-15MY Forester Models
SUBJECT: Design Change to Rear Door Power Window Regulator

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin announces a design change to the rear door power window regulator / motor assembly.  The internal gearing has been changed to prevent the mechanism from binding.

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“Whistling” Sound from Center Console Arm Rest Vents – 2015 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NUMBER: 10-81-14R
DATE: 11/20/14
REVISED: 03/19/15

 APPLICABILITY: 2015 Legacy and Outback Models
SUBJECT: “Whistling” Sound from Center Console Arm Rest Vents

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin provides a service procedure to address customer concerns of a “whistling” sound coming from the rear seat air distribution vents located at the rear of the center console.  The sound may be heard when the blower speed is set to high.  This condition is repaired with the installation of an additional piece of self-adhesive foam tape which will enhance sealing between the vent grille assembly and center air duct.

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