Affected Component: EQUIPMENT

Date Published
SEP 30, 2015
NHTSA TSB #
10093132
TSB Document
  • Sorry, the NHTSA has not posted this TSB document yet.

You can still get the detailed info from Subaru for this TSB. Call your local Subaru dealer's service department & ask for a copy of TSB# 12-191-15.

Summary
THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES A DESIGN CHANGE OF THE ROOF WEATHERSTRIP RETAINER/ MOLDING TO ADDRESS CUSTOMER CONCERNS OF A GROWLING SOUND WHICH MAY BE HEARD WHEN FULLY CLOSING THE DOOR GLASS. THE SOUND RESULTS FROM A DEFORMATION OF THE ROOF WEATHERSTRIP CAUSED BY THE RETAINER/ MOLDING. THE RETAINER/ MOLDING CAN CAUSE THE WEATHERSTRIP TO “ROLL” AS SHOWN IN THE ILLUSTRATION BELOW WHEN THE GLASS CLOSES FULLY IN THE AREA WHERE THE “A” PILLAR MEETS THE ROOF.