Timing Hole Plug- Design Change – 2011-2019 Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10155225

Manufacturer Communication Number: 02-178-18R

Summary

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.

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Crankshaft Bearing Warranty Extension – 2012-2014 Subaru WRX & 2012-2017 STI

NHTSA ID Number: 10160492

Manufacturer Communication Number: 02-181-19

Summary

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Powertrain Warranty coverage for the turbocharged 2.5L “EJ” short block assembly used in the above listed models and model years from the original five (5) years or sixty thousand (60,000) miles (whichever comes first) to eight (8) years or one-hundred thousand (100,000) miles (whichever comes first). This change is in response to an identified condition that can lead to isolated crankshaft bearing (main and / or connecting rod bearing) failures.

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

NHTSA ID Number: 10160214

Manufacturer Communication Number: 02-170-17R

Summary

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.

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Fuel Pulsation Damper- Service Procedure Revision – 2013-2019 Subaru BRZ

NHTSA ID Number: 10161823

Manufacturer Communication Number: 09-69-19

Summary

This bulletin provides an additional service procedure for replacing the pulsation dampers located on both low-pressure fuel delivery pipes as shown in the illustration below. Although the BRZ Service Manual does not currently show the dampers and the required replacement seals as separate components, the Electronic Parts Catalog (EPC) does provide exploded view and individual part number ordering information.

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

NHTSA ID Number: 10162997

Manufacturer Communication Number: 06-58-17R

Summary

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.

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