Squeeking Sound Heard While Cranking – 2010-2012 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NUMBER: 16-101-16
DATE: 05/09/16

APPLICABILITY: 2010-2012MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L and 3.6L Models
SUBJECT: Squeeking Sound Heard While Cranking



This bulletin announces a production process change to the starter ring gear portion of the torque converter assembly.  To address customer concerns of a squeaking-type sound heard while cranking the engine, a change to improve anti-wear characteristics of the ring gear was made.