Please note: The TSB information displayed below are summaries. We do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

The TSB numbers are the NHTSA numbers, which are different from the manufacturer-assigned TSB numbers — the NHTSA doesn't keep track of those. It's a very screwed up situation that's almost completely unhelpful to you as the consumer. Use the issue date or the title when asking your dealer for more information about a TSB.

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #05-65-18

      NHTSA ID #10143872

      • Date Announced: JULY 31 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces a change made to the front lower control arm ball joint boots. The boot material has been changed to provide increased resistance to damage from ozone.

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    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #06-68-19

      NHTSA ID #10154419

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 25 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Service Information bulletin announces instruction for application of additional lubrication between the brake caliper support and pad clips. This will prevent the pad from dragging due to corrosion buildup which may result in uneven o

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    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

    • TSB #07-128-18R

      NHTSA ID #10130270

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 24 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Service Information bulletin provides a measurement and adjustment procedure for the stop lamp switch. An improperly adjusted (or faulty) stop lamp switch can cause any of the DTCs listed above to set and result in the related system

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    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

    • TSB #06-68-19

      NHTSA ID #10154419

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 25 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Service Information bulletin announces instruction for application of additional lubrication between the brake caliper support and pad clips. This will prevent the pad from dragging due to corrosion buildup which may result in uneven o

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    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #02-163-16R

      NHTSA ID #10163017

      • Date Announced: JUNE 27 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Service Information bulletin provides new inspection and repair procedures for AVCS (Active Valve Control System) -related DTCs on the FA and FB engine equipped models listed above. The applicable Service Manuals will be revised with t

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    • TSB #02-170-17R

      NHTSA ID #10160214

      • Date Announced: APRIL 23 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces part information for new Active Valve Control System (AVCS) oil control solenoid valves (OCV) which contain a redesigned internal oil seal. The new seal will eliminate potential oil seepage into the wire harness conn

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    • TSB #02-133-12R

      NHTSA ID #10154424

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 31 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: The purpose of this bulletin is to clarify the proper installation direction of the valve springs used on the FA engine. The springs have a light blue paint mark identifier as shown in the chart below.

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    • TSB #09-54-12R

      NHTSA ID #10153614

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 10 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a high-pitched ?chirp?, ?squeak? or ?cricket? sound heard coming from the engine?s Direct Injection (DI) high-pressure fuel pump. Not all DI pumps may exhibit this sound. So

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    • TSB #09-54-12R

      NHTSA ID #10153209

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 16 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a high-pitched ?chirp?, ?squeak? or ?cricket? sound heard coming from the engine?s Direct Injection (DI) high-pressure fuel pump. Not all DI pumps may exhibit this sound. So

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    • TSB #07-133-18

      NHTSA ID #10153187

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 14 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Service Information Bulletin announces design changes to the engine?s knock sensor which will help improve vehicle assembly line efficiency and increase durability. In some cases, the Check Engine light may illuminate and a knock senso

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #02-163-16R

      NHTSA ID #10160490

      • Date Announced: MARCH 08 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Service Information bulletin provides new inspection and repair procedures for AVCS (Active Valve Control System) -related DTCs on the FA and FB engine equipped models listed above. The applicable Service Manuals will be revised with t

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    • TSB #03-80-18

      NHTSA ID #10141487

      • Date Announced: MAY 30 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Service Information bulletin announces a change to the flywheel (pilot) bearing to a ?environmentally friendly? type which is compliant with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of CHemicals) guidelines

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    • TSB #02-170-17

      NHTSA ID #10131632

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 11 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces part information for new Active Valve Control System (AVCS) oil control solenoid valves (OCV) which contain a redesigned internal oil seal. The new seal will eliminate potential oil seepage into the wire harness co

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    • TSB #02-166-17R

      NHTSA ID #10117528

      • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin outlines design changes made to the upper oil pan assembly on FA and FB engines used on the models listed above. There have been isolated cases where the sealer used between the upper oil pan and the crankcase has become dis

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    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #11-184-18

      NHTSA ID #10153613

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 10 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the ECM. These new files prevent an incorrect diagnosis of DTC P119F: AIR FUEL RATIO IMBALANCE FOR DIRECT INJECTION (BANK 1 FLUCTUATION ENGINE SPEED) and DTC P219A: AIR FUE

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    • TSB #09-54-12R

      NHTSA ID #10153614

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 10 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a high-pitched ?chirp?, ?squeak? or ?cricket? sound heard coming from the engine?s Direct Injection (DI) high-pressure fuel pump. Not all DI pumps may exhibit this sound. So

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    • TSB #09-54-12R

      NHTSA ID #10153209

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 16 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a high-pitched ?chirp?, ?squeak? or ?cricket? sound heard coming from the engine?s Direct Injection (DI) high-pressure fuel pump. Not all DI pumps may exhibit this sound. So

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    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #09-54-12R

      NHTSA ID #10153209

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 16 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a high-pitched ?chirp?, ?squeak? or ?cricket? sound heard coming from the engine?s Direct Injection (DI) high-pressure fuel pump. Not all DI pumps may exhibit this sound. So

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #17-17-13R

      NHTSA ID #10138778

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 15 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: NOTE: The Airbag systems used on previous and current WRX, STI and Tribeca models are NOT equipped with EDR functionality. This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated i

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    • TSB #15-196-16R

      NHTSA ID #10111085

      • Date Announced: APRIL 25 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: ONLY 2016-2017MY: Those Models equipped with STARLINK Telematics. Provisioning is the process by which the DCM receives the subscription request and activates the related DCM features requested as outlined in the specific subscription con

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID

    • TSB #02-170-17R

      NHTSA ID #10160214

      • Date Announced: APRIL 23 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces part information for new Active Valve Control System (AVCS) oil control solenoid valves (OCV) which contain a redesigned internal oil seal. The new seal will eliminate potential oil seepage into the wire harness conn

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    DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

    • TSB #12-251-18

      NHTSA ID #10150887

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides a service procedure to address a gap between the top edge of the door and the instrument panel on the models listed as shown in the photo below. The gap may also make the glove box door difficult to close fully.There

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #11-184-18

      NHTSA ID #10153613

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 10 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the ECM. These new files prevent an incorrect diagnosis of DTC P119F: AIR FUEL RATIO IMBALANCE FOR DIRECT INJECTION (BANK 1 FLUCTUATION ENGINE SPEED) and DTC P219A: AIR FUE

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    • TSB #15-199-16R

      NHTSA ID #10150912

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving the Clarion Display Audio unit with 6.2? display.

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    • TSB #15-199-16R

      NHTSA ID #10150937

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving the Clarion Display Audio unit with 6.2? display.

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS

    • TSB #07-128-18R

      NHTSA ID #10130270

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 24 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Service Information bulletin provides a measurement and adjustment procedure for the stop lamp switch. An improperly adjusted (or faulty) stop lamp switch can cause any of the DTCs listed above to set and result in the related system

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

    • TSB #07-128-18R

      NHTSA ID #10146480

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 18 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Service Information bulletin provides a measurement and adjustment procedure for the stop lamp switch. An improperly adjusted (or faulty) stop lamp switch can cause any of the DTCs listed above to set and result in the related system?s

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    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #17-17-13R

      NHTSA ID #10154207

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 10 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated into the airbag system.

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    • TSB #17-17-13R

      NHTSA ID #10138778

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 15 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: NOTE: The Airbag systems used on previous and current WRX, STI and Tribeca models are NOT equipped with EDR functionality. This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated i

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    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #12-267-19

      NHTSA ID #10163006

      • Date Announced: JUNE 13 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces availability of a new retaining plate and installation method to address gapping conditions which may develop between the front bumper cover and fender.

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    • TSB #12-231-18R

      NHTSA ID #10140485

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. The shutters of the vent grille are designed to open briefly and relieve cabin pressure when the doors are shut with

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    • TSB #12-231-18R

      NHTSA ID #10140470

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. The shutters of the vent grille are designed to open briefly and relieve cabin pressure when the doors are shut with

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    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #12-251-18

      NHTSA ID #10150887

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides a service procedure to address a gap between the top edge of the door and the instrument panel on the models listed as shown in the photo below. The gap may also make the glove box door difficult to close fully.There

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    • TSB #12-231-18R

      NHTSA ID #10140470

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. The shutters of the vent grille are designed to open briefly and relieve cabin pressure when the doors are shut with

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    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #12-251-18

      NHTSA ID #10150932

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides a service procedure to address a gap between the top edge of the door and the instrument panel on the models listed as shown in the photo below. The gap may also make the glove box door difficult to close fully.There

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    • TSB #12-251-18

      NHTSA ID #10150887

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides a service procedure to address a gap between the top edge of the door and the instrument panel on the models listed as shown in the photo below. The gap may also make the glove box door difficult to close fully.There

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    • TSB #12-231-18

      NHTSA ID #10130277

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 11 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: ( 2017-2018MY Impreza - 5 Dr Only)

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

    • TSB #12-250-18

      NHTSA ID #10145074

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces a design change made to the rear bumper cover (face). To insure a proper fit of the new cover, the rear edge portion of the existing inner mud guards (splash shields) will need to be modified slightly in specific are

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    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #12-251-18

      NHTSA ID #10150932

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides a service procedure to address a gap between the top edge of the door and the instrument panel on the models listed as shown in the photo below. The gap may also make the glove box door difficult to close fully.There

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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #Subaru Tech Tips

      NHTSA ID #10161824

      • Date Announced: MAY 21 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newletter.

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    • TSB #09-69-19

      NHTSA ID #10161823

      • Date Announced: MAY 20 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides an additional service procedure for replacing the pulsation dampers located on both low-pressure fuel delivery pipes as shown in the illustration below. Although the BRZ Service Manual does not currently show the damp

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    • TSB #14-22-16R

      NHTSA ID #10161813

      • Date Announced: MAY 06 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: To help reduce confusion and increase technician efficiency, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has developed the following cross reference list to help locate the appropriate Special Service Tool.

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    • TSB #02-178-18R

      NHTSA ID #10155225

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 22 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Service Information bulletin announces a design change made to the rubber timing hole access plug to improve its retention and prevent water intrusion into the converter case.

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    • TSB #02-133-12R

      NHTSA ID #10154424

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 31 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: The purpose of this bulletin is to clarify the proper installation direction of the valve springs used on the FA engine. The springs have a light blue paint mark identifier as shown in the chart below.

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    • TSB #15-204-16R

      NHTSA ID #10144882

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure. Within the terms of the Basic New Car Warranty and the one year Replacement Parts Warranty, the Ex

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    • TSB #01-168-09R

      NHTSA ID #10120997

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 16 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.

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    • TSB #15-204-16

      NHTSA ID #10120983

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 27 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure. The exchange program policy can also be found in Sections 8.4.9 and 11.2.10 of your Claims Policie

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    • TSB #01-177-16

      NHTSA ID #10120984

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 26 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Service Information bulletin provides notice of an additional step to follow when diagnosing DTC P219A- ?Air-Fuel Ratio Imbalance (Bank 1)?.

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #15-204-16R

      NHTSA ID #10111082

      • Date Announced: MARCH 02 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure. The exchange program policy can also be found in Sections 8.4.9 and 11.2.10 of your Claims Polic

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #15-177-14R

      NHTSA ID #10139508

      • Date Announced: MAY 18 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides information to help diagnose and address different conditions relating to customer concerns which may arise when operating the new-generation ?Gen 2? and ?Gen 2.1? F10 Navigation and Display Audio systems.

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #15-177-14R

      NHTSA ID #10139508

      • Date Announced: MAY 18 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides information to help diagnose and address different conditions relating to customer concerns which may arise when operating the new-generation ?Gen 2? and ?Gen 2.1? F10 Navigation and Display Audio systems.

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    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #02-163-16R

      NHTSA ID #10160490

      • Date Announced: MARCH 08 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Service Information bulletin provides new inspection and repair procedures for AVCS (Active Valve Control System) -related DTCs on the FA and FB engine equipped models listed above. The applicable Service Manuals will be revised with t

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    • TSB #17-17-13R

      NHTSA ID #10154207

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 10 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated into the airbag system.

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    • TSB #18-192-18

      NHTSA ID #10133529

      • Date Announced: MARCH 02 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide a description of current changes to Service Manuals available via the Subaru Technical Information System (STIS) web site. The tables contained within this bulletin are to be used as guides for bec

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    • TSB #17-17-13R

      NHTSA ID #10138778

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 15 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: NOTE: The Airbag systems used on previous and current WRX, STI and Tribeca models are NOT equipped with EDR functionality. This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated i

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    • TSB #15-204-16

      NHTSA ID #10120983

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 27 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure. The exchange program policy can also be found in Sections 8.4.9 and 11.2.10 of your Claims Policie

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    • TSB #01-177-16

      NHTSA ID #10120984

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 26 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This Service Information bulletin provides notice of an additional step to follow when diagnosing DTC P219A- ?Air-Fuel Ratio Imbalance (Bank 1)?.

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    • TSB #01-168-09R

      NHTSA ID #10131647

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 30 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.

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    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #12-257-19

      NHTSA ID #10154426

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 31 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces manufacturing process changes made to address small number of cases where the cover (outer skin) of the visor above the combination meter and / or the center panel in the area just above the audio unit has begun to p

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    • TSB #15-199-16R

      NHTSA ID #10150937

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address a group of operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving the Clarion Display Audio unit with 6.2? display.

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    • TSB #12-231-18R

      NHTSA ID #10140485

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. The shutters of the vent grille are designed to open briefly and relieve cabin pressure when the doors are shut with

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    • TSB #12-231-18R

      NHTSA ID #10140470

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. The shutters of the vent grille are designed to open briefly and relieve cabin pressure when the doors are shut with

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    • TSB #15-204-16R

      NHTSA ID #10111082

      • Date Announced: MARCH 02 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure. The exchange program policy can also be found in Sections 8.4.9 and 11.2.10 of your Claims Polic

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    FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM (PWS)

    • TSB #09-69-19

      NHTSA ID #10161823

      • Date Announced: MAY 20 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: This bulletin provides an additional service procedure for replacing the pulsation dampers located on both low-pressure fuel delivery pipes as shown in the illustration below. Although the BRZ Service Manual does not currently show the damp

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