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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Accessory Drive Belt Tensioner Component Changes – 2015 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NUMBER: 02-158-14R
DATE: 11/21/14
REVISED: 01/09/15

 

 APPLICABILITY: 2015MY Legacy & Outback Models with 3.6L Engine
SUBJECT: Accessory Drive Belt Tensioner Component Changes

 

INTRODUCTION

This Service Information bulletin announces changes to the component parts of the accessory drive belt tensioner assembly used on 3.6L H-6 engines.  These design changes will increase the rigidity of the tensioner assembly while improving production efficiency.

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Reprogramming File Availability for Oil Level Detection – 2014-2015 Subaru Forester 2.5L

NUMBER: 11-148-14R
DATE: 10/28/14
REVISED: 03/25/15

 APPLICABILITY: 2014-15MY Forester 2.5L NA 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 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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Reprogramming File Availability for Oil Level Detection – 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0L

NUMBER: 11-150-14R
DATE: 12/01/14
REVISED: 09/10/15

APPLICABILITY: 2012MY Impreza 2.0L NA Models
SUBJECT: Reprogramming File Availability for Oil Level Detection

 

INTRODUCTION

NOTE:  The information in this bulletin was originally part of TSB 11-149-14 but has been separated out into this publication to simplify applicability and the corresponding service procedure.

This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files 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.  NOTE:  On 5MT models ONLY, the oil level switch must also be replaced.  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 any additional action is required beyond what is described in this bulletin (e.g  an oil consumption test).

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