DIT Exhaust Pipe Front (EPF) Nut Torque – 2015-2018 Subaru Forester & 2016-2018 WRX 2.0L Turbo

NHTSA ID Number: 10169855

Manufacturer Communication Number: WUK-96

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2018 Forester 2.0L Turbo and 2016-2018 WRX models which may experience a loosening of the front exhaust pipe nuts. On certain affected vehicles, the six (6) front exhaust pipe (EPF) nuts at the cylinder heads may not have been tightened sufficiently due to variations in production. As a result, these nuts may become loose during use and cause exhaust leakage. A leak occurring at the front exhaust pipe may result in deterioration of emission performance. As a result, affected vehicle may fail to meet emission levels certified by the EPA and/or California ARB.

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Airbag Control Module- Replacement Parts Procedure Change – 2015-2017 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NHTSA ID Number: 10169858

Manufacturer Communication Number: 07-163-19

Summary

“This Service Information Bulletin announces IMPORTANT changes to the parts ordering and Service Procedures for replacement passenger airbag modules and airbag control modules used in the models listed above. The change is due to discontinuation of the original equipment passenger airbag module assemblies used in 2015-17MY vehicles. The replacement passenger airbag module assemblies for the 2015-17 MY Legacy and Outback will now be the same part used in 2018MY Legacy and Outback. The 2018MY Legacy and Outback also utilizes a different airbag control module than the 2015-17 MY Legacy and Outback. The 2018MY passenger airbag module assembly is now specified for 2015-18MY vehicles. As a result, whenever installing the 2018MY passenger airbag module on a 2015-17MY vehicle, the airbag control module AND airbag module assembly MUST be replaced together as a matching set.”

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Outer Door Handles- Chrome Finish Peeling – 2018-2020 Subaru Crosstrek & 2019-2020 Forester

NHTSA ID Number: 10171090

Manufacturer Communication Number: 12-279-20

Summary

This bulletin announces availability of new outer door handles to address isolated concerns of the chrome finish peeling.

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Ignition Coil Parts Information – 2017-2019 Subaru Impreza & 2018-2019 Crosstrek

NHTSA ID Number: 10171097

Manufacturer Communication Number: 07-166-20

Summary

This Service Information Bulletin announces part number change information for the ignition coils used on the models listed.

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Rear Coil Spring Part Information – 2014-2016 Subaru Forester

NHTSA ID Number: 10171098

Manufacturer Communication Number: 05-73-20

Summary

This Service Information Bulletin announces part number change information for the rear suspension coil springs used on the models listed.

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