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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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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Cargo Net Attachment Hardware Change – 2014-2020 Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10160498

Manufacturer Communication Number: 15-239-19

Summary

This Service information bulletin announces a design change made to the Cargo Net – Rear Replacement Hardware Kit (F551SAG301). The new part number is F551SAN010. The change was made to address concerns regarding the ?mushroom? anchors either pulling out of the trim panel and or gapping visibly at the base of the anchor between the black plastic spacer and trim panel.

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2018 Subaru Audio/Navigation Exchange Component Identification and Procedures

NHTSA ID Number: 10160499

Manufacturer Communication Number: 15-214-17R

Summary

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure. The exchange program policy can also be found in Sections 8.4.9 and 11.2.10 of your Claims Policies and Procedures Manual found in Subarunet.

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