Revised Valve Train Parts to Reduce a Warm Engine Tapping Sound from the Left Cylinder Head – 2014 Subaru Forester

NUMBER: 02-152-14R
DATE: 04/22/14
REVISED: 06/12/14

 

APPLICABILITY: 2014MY Forester Turbo
SUBJECT: Revised Valve Train Parts to Reduce a Warm Engine Tapping Sound from the Left Cylinder Head

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin announces the availability of revised valve train components developed to reduce a tapping sound (sometimes described as “a sewing machine type” sound) which may be heard coming from the left-hand (B2) side of the engine when the engine is warm.  This bulletin does not address any cold engine or start-up sounds.  The changes consist of:

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