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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AWD Transfer Clutch Chatter Sound / Shudder – 2014-2019 Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10160485

Manufacturer Communication Number: 16-120-19

Summary

This bulletin provides a procedure to follow for addressing customer concerns of a shuddering condition or chattering -type sound heard or felt when making sharp turns. If an applicable vehicle presents with the condition as described, it is recommended to perform the transfer clutch break-in procedure as described.

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Combination Meter Reprogramming Service Program – 2017 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NHTSA ID Number: 10160489

Manufacturer Communication Number: WUD-89

Summary

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to reprogram the combination meter software to ensure improved accuracy of the driving range indicator calculation in the multi-information display.

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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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Enhanced CD Incompatibility with Harman Gen 3.0 and 3.1 Head Units – 2017-2019 Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10160493

Manufacturer Communication Number: 15-238-19

Summary

This Service Information bulletin is in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding the audio unit not being able to play certain types of audio Compact Discs (CDs). Harman Gen 3.0 head units which have previously received software updates (see claims history) and Gen 3.1 head units (used in 2019MY year vehicles) cannot play “CD Extra” or “Enhanced CD” -type audio CDs.

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