Moisture / Condensation (Water) Formation Inside Exterior Lamp Assemblies – Subaru

NUMBER: 07-59-07R
DATE: 12/17/07
REVISED: 11/21/13

 

APPLICABILITY: All Current Models
SUBJECT: Moisture / Condensation (Water) Formation Inside Exterior Lamp Assemblies

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin is for information purposes only. Due to design changes of the headlamps and rear combination lamps, moisture and / or condensation formation may develop on the inside of the lamp lenses. The moisture formation is only temporary and will disappear (evaporate) when the temperature inside the lamp assembly rises. Replacement of headlamp and / or rear combination lamp assemblies for this condition is not a matter for warranty.

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Revised Rear Combination Lamp to Prevent Condensation – 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

NUMBER: 07-81-14
DATE: 02/03/14

 

APPLICABILITY: 2014MY XV Crosstrek Hybrid (HEV)
SUBJECT: Revised Rear Combination Lamp to Prevent Condensation

 

INTRODUCTION

A revised rear combination lamp assembly has been developed which utilizes additional sealing material in four areas designed to prevent condensation from occurring on the inside of the housing.  When performing this procedure, replace BOTH rear combination lamps at the same time.

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Design Change of Rear Combination Lamps to Prevent Fogging and Condensation – 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

NUMBER: 07-87-14
DATE: 10/15/14

 

APPLICABILITY: 2014MY XV Crosstrek Hybrid (HEV)
SUBJECT: Design Change of Rear Combination Lamps to Prevent Fogging and Condensation

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin provides information regarding design changes to the rear combination lamp assembly to prevent fogging and accumulation of condensation.  These changes involve:

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Condensation (Fogging) in Rear Combination Lamps – 2015 Subaru Forester

NUMBER: 07-92-15
DATE: 07/08/15

APPLICABILITY: 2015MY Forester
SUBJECT: Condensation (Fogging) in Rear Combination Lamps

 

INTRODUCTION

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the rear combination lamps to address customer concerns of fogging or condensation accumulating on the inside surface of the lens.  Six additional breathing holes have been added to the body of the lamp assembly.  The additional holes are intended to provide additional ventilation and prevent fogging which may result when severe ambient temperature changes occur.

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