Timing Hole Plug- Design Change – 2011-2019 Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10155225

Manufacturer Communication Number: 02-178-18R


This Service Information bulletin announces a design change made to the rubber timing hole access plug to improve its retention and prevent water intrusion into the converter case.


Oil Leaking from AVCS Oil Control Valve – 2011-2019 Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10160214

Manufacturer Communication Number: 02-170-17R


This bulletin announces part information for new Active Valve Control System (AVCS) oil control solenoid valves (OCV) which contain a redesigned internal oil seal. The new seal will eliminate potential oil seepage into the wire harness connector portion of the valve. If oil seeps into the connector, over time, the Check Engine lamp may illuminate and set various AVCS-related DTCs.


Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) Inoperative / DTC C0251 – 2010-2014 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NHTSA ID Number: 10162997

Manufacturer Communication Number: 06-58-17R


This bulletin announces a new replacement EPB actuator assembly to address DTC C0251. In isolated cases, the automatic calibration function of the EPB actuator may not always occur when turning the ignition on. As a temporary result, the EPB may not function, the brake system warning lamp will flash to alert the driver and DTC C0251 will be stored in memory. The EPB will resume normal operation on the next key cycle.


WUF-91 – Replacement Ignition Switch Recall – 2005-2014 Subaru

April 11, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V297000

Ignition Switch may Turn Off

The engine turning off unexpectedly can increase the risk of a crash. If a crash occurs under this condition, the air bag may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V297

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.


Potential Number of Units Affected 511



Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Forester vehicles, 2008-2011 Impreza vehicles, 2008-2014 WRX vehicles, 2005-2014 Legacy vehicles, 2005-2014 Outback vehicles and 2006-2008 Tribeca vehicles equipped with a mechanical key ignition switch installed as a replacement part. The ball spring inside the switch may break, reducing the strength of the ignition switch. If this occurs, the weight on the key ring and certain road conditions could cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position to the accessory position, turning off the engine.


Bumper Corner Molding – Subaru

Accessory Installation Guide


Bumper Corner Molding (4 piece)

2004-2005, 2008-2011 – Impreza all models
2003-2005, 2014 to Current – Forester (Painted Bumper Only, Non-Turbo)
2000-2004, 2010-2012 – Legacy Sedan, Wagon and Outback Sedan
2005 to 2009 – Legacy and Outback Wagon
2006 to Current – Tribeca


Installation Instructions