Reprogramming File Availability to Address Operational Concerns with “Gen 2.0” and “Gen 2.1” Fujitsu-TEN (F10) / Denso-TEN (D10) Navigation and 7” Display Audio Units – 2015-2018 Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10162998

Manufacturer Communication Number: 15-205-16R


This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving “Gen 2″ F10 Navigation and Display Audio units with 7” display. The procedure will involve downloading the applicable software update files then loading them onto two flash drives for audio unit installation.


Reprogramming File Availability to Improve Audio Unit Performance – 2015 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NUMBER: 15-188-15R
DATE: 09/24/15
REVISED: 05/09/16

APPLICABILITY: 2015MY Legacy and Outback Models Equipped with 6.2” Clarion Display Audio
SUBJECT: Reprogramming File Availability to Improve Audio Unit Performance



This bulletin announces the reprogramming file availability and installation procedure to address the following customer concerns when operating the Clarion 6.2” Display Audio unit:


Pairing Android Smartphones – 2014-2015 Subaru with Clarion Bluetooth Audio Unit

NUMBER: 15-179-15R
DATE: 02-19-15
REVISED: 02-27-15

APPLICABILITY: 2014-15MY Vehicles with Clarion Bluetooth Audio Unit
SUBJECT: Pairing Android Smartphones



This Service Information bulletin contains a series of screen shots with instructions which provide a procedure for pairing Android smartphones to Bluetooth-equipped Clarion audio units.  The procedure involves changing the audio unit’s default “PASSKEY” which must be entered into the smartphone during the pairing process.  Once the PASSKEY is changed from “1234” to “0000”, testing results have shown the remainder of the pairing process completes normally.