Leather Front Seat Covers- Design Change – 2019-2020 Subaru Ascent

NHTSA ID Number: 10165553

Manufacturer Communication Number: 12-273-19

Summary

This bulletin announces availability of redesigned leather seat cushion trim covers to address isolated customer concerns of wrinkles appearing during early stages of vehicle use as shown in the example photo below. The new covers utilize materials with higher durability and resistance to wrinkling.

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Incorrect Freeze-Frame Data Description in Service Manual – 2017-2020 Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10171944

Manufacturer Communication Number: 01-180-20

Summary

This Service Information bulletin informs of an upcoming correction to the Service Manual involving Gear Position shown in Freeze-Frame Data acquired during Engine diagnosis.

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DTCs P219C, D, E or F- ECM Reprogramming File Availability – 2019-2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid (PHEV)

NHTSA ID Number: 10171918

Manufacturer Communication Number: 11-198-20

Summary

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the engine’s electronic control module (ECM). These new files address concerns of the check engine light coming on and setting any of the following DTCs for Air-Fuel Ratio Imbalance: P219C, P219D, P219E or P219F. The ECM parameters for air-fuel (A/F) calculation have been revised.

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Reprogramming File Availability for Startability and Idle Stability at Low Temperatures – 2014-2018 Subaru Forester & 2015-2020 WRX 2.0L DIT

NHTSA ID Number: 10171919

Manufacturer Communication Number: 11-199-20

Summary

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). The new logic will address isolated concerns of a hard start condition occurring in cold weather (+10 degrees Fahrenheit or lower) and / or high-altitude areas. When this scenario occurs, the A/F learning control values move toward lean.

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