Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2009 Forester are official communications between Subaru & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING

    • TSB #06-47-14

      Date Announced:
      OCT 23, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10093509

      REVISION TO TROUBLESHOOTING INFORMATION FOR VDC DTC C0071 Read More »

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

    • TSB #04-13-09R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140549

      If you encounter a vehicle that has a groaning type noise coming from the power steering pump when the wheel is turned to the full right or left position when the vehicle is parked, it may be caused by the relief valve vibrating within ... Read More »

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID

    • TSB #SB-16-92-14

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056871

      SUBARU: REPLACING COOLANT PIPING LOCATED ADJACENT TO RADIATOR THAT'S CORRODED AND DAMAGED DUE TO ROAD SALT AND/OR SALT WATER ACCUMULATION AND NEW REPLACEMENT IS DOUBLE THICK TEFLON COATING. MODEL 2009-13 FORESTER AT, 20089-11 IMPREZA AT. Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #WQQ-52

      Date Announced:
      JAN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080880

      THIS RECALL IS BEING ISSUED AS A RESULT OF INCOMPLETE REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE IMPREZA AND FORESTER REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR THE WQK-47 BRAKE LINE CORROSION RECALL. Read More »

    • TSB #WQK-47R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 23, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094206

      WQK-47R - BRAKE LINE CORROSION Read More »

    • TSB #SM07 - WQQ-52

      Date Announced:
      DEC 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094203

      SERVICE MEMO ANNOUNCEMENT OF SUBARU RECALL CAMPAIGN: BRAKE LINE CORROSION WQQ-52 Read More »

    • TSB #WQK-47

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10084243

      NEW SUBARU RECALL CAMPAIGN: BRAKE LINE CORROSION WQK]47 Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #06-68-19R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163525

      This Service Information bulletin announces instruction for application of additional lubrication between the brake caliper support and pad clips. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

    • TSB #WQQ-52

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141514

      Annoucment to UPDATE ? Subaru Recall Campaign WQQ?52 Brake Line Corrosion Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #02-172-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140424

      This bulletin provides details regarding a new oil filler tube o-ring developed to address engine oil seepage concerns. This seepage may accumulate along the bottom sealing surface of the rocker cover. Read More »

    • TSB #02-172-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140479

      This bulletin provides details regarding a new oil filler tube o-ring developed to address engine oil seepage concerns. This seepage may accumulate along the bottom sealing surface of the rocker cover. Read More »

    • TSB #02-162-15

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10093067

      "THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN ANNOUNCES A DESIGN CHANGE TO THE OIL PRESSURE SWITCH ASSEMBLY. NICKEL PLATING HAS BEEN APPLIED TO THE INTERNAL SWITCH CONTACTS TO ENHANCE THEIR DURABILITY AND REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF POOR CONTACT WHICH ... Read More »

    • TSB #WQD-40

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10065117

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #03-82-18R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186364

      This bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing. Read More »

    • TSB #06-79-20

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179422

      This bulletin announces availability of new master cylinder application shaft seals. Read More »

    • TSB #03-82-18R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179416

      This service information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models listed. Read More »

    • TSB #07-75-13R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173117

      This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models. Read More »

    • TSB #WVM23R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131701

      REVISED. CA PZEV SPEC MODELS ONLY. Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has determined that vehicles affected by this Service Program require ECM reprogramming. Read More »

    • TSB #WVU31R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131702

      2.5 Liter N/A engine only. REVISED. Subaru of America, Inc. has determined that vehicles affected by this Service Program require ECM reprogramming. Read More »

    • TSB #02-164-16

      Date Announced:
      DEC 27, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111069

      This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the internal contact portion of the oil pressure switch to increase durability Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #SPB-WVU-31

      Date Announced:
      JUN 03, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10038970

      SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ECM REPROGRAMMING PROCEDURE. 2006-2010 LEGACY/OUTBACK/FORESTER/IMPREZA. *RM UPDATED 9/26/11. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #WVM-23

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10038957

      SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE PROBLEM IS CAUSING THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER TO DEGRADE WHEN DRIVING AT HIGH SPEEDS. THIS WILL CAUSE THE ENGINE LIGHT TO COME ON. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-WVM-23

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032512

      SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAMMING. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #15-202-16

      Date Announced:
      JUN 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120978

      This bulletin provides a procedure for removal of the accessory Turbo Boost Gauge and restoration of the vehicle to pre-installation (OEM) condition. Due to circumstances beyond the control of Subaru of America, Inc. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

    • TSB #02-155-14

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10084453

      THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF A REVISED REPLACEMENT AIR INTAKE DUCT FOR THE TURBOCHARGED VEHICLES SPECIFIED. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

    • TSB #WQD-40DA

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080091

      SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS DETERMINED THAT VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM REQUIRE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER REPLACEMENT AND ECM REPROGRAMMING. Read More »

    • TSB #WQD-40

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10051640

      SUBARU: OVER TIME, FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER EFFICIENCY DEGRADES BEYOND AN ACCEPTABLE LEVEL AND RELEASES AIR POLLUTANTS THAT REQUIRES THE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER TO BE REPLACED AND ECM TO BE REPROGRAMMED. Read More »

    • TSB #WQD-40

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080261

      SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS DETERMINED VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM REQUIRE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER REPLACEMENT AND ECM REPROGRAMMING. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-WVM-23

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032512

      SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAMMING. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SB-05-46-10

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034012

      SUBARU: EVAPORATOR DRAIN HOUSE FREEZING. IT MAY BE DIFFICULT TO FILL THE FUEL TANK AFTER DRIVING THE VEHICLE THROUGH DEEP SNOW, THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY THAT ICE HAS FORMED IN THE EVAPORATOR DRAIN HOSE. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:FUEL FILTER

    • TSB #SM01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 27, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10093984

      NEW SUBARU RECALL CAMPAIGN: OPTIONAL GENUINE SUBARU PUDDLE LIGHTS Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #03-82-18

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150924

      This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. Read More »

    • TSB #03-82-18

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150949

      This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #TSB-2-20-14

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055441

      SUBARU: THE CUSTIOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF THE INTERMITTENT OPERATION OF THE HILL START ASSIST WARNING LAMP. STORED DTC C0076 WITH DETAIL CODES 2610H AND/OR 2620H. *JS Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #16-92-14

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092742

      REPLACEMENT AT OIL COOLER PIPING - THIS BULLETIN WILL PROVIDE INFORMATION REGARDING A CHANGE TO THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (AT) FLUID COOLER PIPING AND AN ADDITION TO THE SERVICE PROCEDURE USED DURING THEIR REPLACEMENT. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-16-92-14

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056871

      SUBARU: REPLACING COOLANT PIPING LOCATED ADJACENT TO RADIATOR THAT'S CORRODED AND DAMAGED DUE TO ROAD SALT AND/OR SALT WATER ACCUMULATION AND NEW REPLACEMENT IS DOUBLE THICK TEFLON COATING. MODEL 2009-13 FORESTER AT, 20089-11 IMPREZA AT. Read More »

    • TSB #03-70-12R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089957

      REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES PRODUCTION CHANGE, REPAIR PROCEDURE AND PARTS INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CENTER SUPPORT BEARING

    • TSB #03-68-12R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 11, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10093967

      THIS BULLETIN REVIEWS A CHANGE TO THE PART NUMBERS USED FOR THE TRANSFER DRIVEN GEAR BEARINGS. THESE REVISED BEARINGS ARE TO BE USED TO ENHANCE DURABILITY. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #01-168-09R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186348

      The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information. Read More »

    • TSB #01-168-09R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171084

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

    • TSB #WUF-91R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161827

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall. Read More »

    • TSB #WUF-91R

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160209

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall. Read More »

    • TSB #07-131-18R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142827

      This 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 to set and result in the related system?s (e. g. Read More »

    • TSB #07-131-18

      Date Announced:
      JAN 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130273

      This 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 (e. g. Read More »

    • TSB #15-202-16

      Date Announced:
      JUN 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120978

      This bulletin provides a procedure for removal of the accessory Turbo Boost Gauge and restoration of the vehicle to pre-installation (OEM) condition. Due to circumstances beyond the control of Subaru of America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #03-72-14

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10067858

      HILL START ASSIST (HSA) WARNING LIGHT, DTC C0076 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF INTERMITTENT OPERATION OF THE HILL START ASSIST WARNING LAMP. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:CYBERSECURITY

    • TSB #WQD-40

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080261

      SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS DETERMINED VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM REQUIRE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER REPLACEMENT AND ECM REPROGRAMMING. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

    • TSB #07-75-13R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173117

      This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #06-47-14

      Date Announced:
      OCT 23, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10093509

      REVISION TO TROUBLESHOOTING INFORMATION FOR VDC DTC C0071 Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

    • TSB #WQE-41A

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10083709

      WE WOULD LIKE TO REMIND DEALERS THAT FOR THIS CAMPAIGN THE REPAIR PART NUMBER IS H001SSC300, WHICH IS A FUSED MINI HARNESS. THERE ARE TWO REQUIRED PER VEHICLE. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #WUF-91R

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160209

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall. Read More »

    • TSB #WUF-91

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160219

      Owner Notification, Owners will be notified by first class mail on May 10, 2019. Owners with a valid email address on file will also be notified by email. Read More »

    • TSB #WUF-91-041219

      Date Announced:
      APR 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160208

      New Subaru Safety Recall: WUF-91 Replacement Ignition Switch Recall Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

    • TSB #WUF-91R

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160209

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall. Read More »

    • TSB #WUF-91

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160219

      Owner Notification, Owners will be notified by first class mail on May 10, 2019. Owners with a valid email address on file will also be notified by email. Read More »

    • TSB #WUF-91-041219

      Date Announced:
      APR 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160208

      New Subaru Safety Recall: WUF-91 Replacement Ignition Switch Recall Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #03-72-14

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10067858

      HILL START ASSIST (HSA) WARNING LIGHT, DTC C0076 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF INTERMITTENT OPERATION OF THE HILL START ASSIST WARNING LAMP. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #WVU31R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131702

      2.5 Liter N/A engine only. REVISED. Subaru of America, Inc. has determined that vehicles affected by this Service Program require ECM reprogramming. Read More »

    • TSB #WQD-40DA

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080091

      SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS DETERMINED THAT VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM REQUIRE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER REPLACEMENT AND ECM REPROGRAMMING. Read More »

    • TSB #WQD-40

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080261

      SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS DETERMINED VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM REQUIRE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER REPLACEMENT AND ECM REPROGRAMMING. Read More »

    • TSB #WVM-23

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10038957

      SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE PROBLEM IS CAUSING THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER TO DEGRADE WHEN DRIVING AT HIGH SPEEDS. THIS WILL CAUSE THE ENGINE LIGHT TO COME ON. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-WVM-23

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032512

      SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAMMING. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #WQE-41M2

      Date Announced:
      MAR 15, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10085114

      "THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE FURTHER CLARIFICATION OF THE PROPER CLAIMS PROCEDURES TO FOLLOW WHEN A VEHICLE COMES IN TO YOUR SERVICE DEPARTMENT FOR THE WQE]41 PUDDLE LIGHT CAMPAIGN. Read More »

    • TSB #WQE41M

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10085003

      "IN ORDER TO REMOVE THE DISPLAY OF AN OPEN RECALL ON THE WQE99 PROGRAM (OPTIONAL PUDDLE LIGHTS) THAT WAS USED FOR VEHICLES THAT MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE PUDDLE LIGHTS, THE WQE99 PROGRAM HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED. Read More »

    • TSB #WQE-41

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10083646

      "SUBARU HAS DETERMINED THAT AFFECTED VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OPTIONAL GENUINE SUBARU PUDDLE LIGHTS MAY DEVELOP A SHORT CIRCUIT AND CAUSE THE RELATED COMPONENTS TO OVERHEAT AND POTENTIALLY MELT. Read More »

    • TSB #WQE41A

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10083701

      THE OPTIONAL GENUINE SUBARU PUDDLE LIGHT RECALL HAS NOW BEEN RELEASED. OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTERS WERE MAILED TODAY. Read More »

    LIGHTING (PWS)

    • TSB #WQE-41RP

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080094

      SUBARU HAS DETERMINED THAT AFFECTED VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OPTIONAL GENUINE SUBARU PUDDLE LIGHTS MAY DEVELOP A SHORT CIRCUIT AND CAUSE THE RELATED COMPONENTS TO OVERHEAT AND POTENTIALLY MELT. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

    • TSB #07-131-18

      Date Announced:
      JAN 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130273

      This 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 (e. g. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

    • TSB #12-144-13

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10067839

      THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES AN INSPECTION AND REPAIR PROCEDURE TO ADDRESS A MISALIGNMENT OF THE REAR UPPER AND LOWER WINDOW SASH WHICH MAY CAUSE THE FRONT DOOR GLASS TO BIND OR MOVE SLOWLY WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #12-144-13

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10067839

      THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES AN INSPECTION AND REPAIR PROCEDURE TO ADDRESS A MISALIGNMENT OF THE REAR UPPER AND LOWER WINDOW SASH WHICH MAY CAUSE THE FRONT DOOR GLASS TO BIND OR MOVE SLOWLY WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING. Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #TKA-20R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171869

      SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. has determined that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain 2003-2014 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles, 2003-2006 model year Baja vehicles, 2009-2013 model year Forester vehicles, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TKA, TKB, TKC-20

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171076

      SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. has determined that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain 2003-2014 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles, 2003-2006 model year Baja vehicles, 2009-2013 model year Forester vehicles, ... Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Announcem

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171075

      Takata Like for Like recalls- TKA20 (Zone A), TKB20 (Zone B), TKC20 (Zone C). Read More »

    • TSB #WQR53-memo

      Date Announced:
      MAY 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139471

      NHTSA announced in a press conference today, the planned expansion of the airbag inflator recall to an additional 35 to 40 million vehicles from various manufacturers nationwide. Read More »

    AIR BAGS: ALLEGED COUNTERFEIT AIR BAG

    • TSB #SB-001487

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10047539

      SUBARU: INFORMATION BEING PROVIDED REGARDING COUNTERFEIT AIR BAGS, BEING USED AS REPLACEMENT PARTS AND INSTALLED IN CERTAIN VEHICLES. MODELS 2008-2011 LEGACY, OUTBACK, IMPREZA, FORESTER. *PE Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER

    • TSB #WQA-37

      Date Announced:
      OCT 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10068657

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #WQA-37

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10093203

      SUBARU HAS PREPARED A NEW REPAIR KIT FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. - REAR SEAT CENTER SEATBELT Read More »

    • TSB #SM03

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10093273

      SUBARU RECALL CAMPAIGN WQA-37: FORESTER REAR SEAT CENTER SEATBELT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #SB-12-108-09

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10028526

      SUBARU: VEHICLE HAS A WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT DRIVER/PASSENGER SIDE OF THE VEHICLE, IT MAY BE COMING FROM THE BODY SEAM LOCATED BEHIND THE FRONT INNER FENDER WELL. TO CORRECT THE CONDITION, THE BODY SEAM WILL NEED TO BE SEALED. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #12-231-18

      Date Announced:
      JAN 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130277

      ( 2017-2018MY Impreza - 5 Dr Only) Read More »

    • TSB #SB-12-108-09

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10028526

      SUBARU: VEHICLE HAS A WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT DRIVER/PASSENGER SIDE OF THE VEHICLE, IT MAY BE COMING FROM THE BODY SEAM LOCATED BEHIND THE FRONT INNER FENDER WELL. TO CORRECT THE CONDITION, THE BODY SEAM WILL NEED TO BE SEALED. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #15-131-08R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10067853

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #15-131-08R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10083705

      IN THE EVENT YOU ENCOUNTER A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT THAT THE REAR DOOR WHEEL ARCH MOLDING IS LOOSE, THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY THAT THE 3M TAPE WHICH ATTACHES THE MOLDING HAS NOT ADHERED PROPERLY. Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #SB-05-50-10R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037968

      SUBARU: THERE IS A STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS DUE TO AN IMPORPER WHEEL BALANCE. *RM Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #01-168-09R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186348

      The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information. Read More »

    • TSB #10-19-20

      Date Announced:
      OCT 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182247

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #14-22-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179378

      Special Service Tools Cross Reference List. Read More »

    • TSB #01-181-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174543

      All Models (Vehicle Cleaning- COVID-19Best Practices) Read More »

    • TSB #07-75-13R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173117

      This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models. Read More »

    • TSB #01-168-09R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171084

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

    • TSB #Subaru Tech Tips

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161824

      Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newletter. Read More »

    • TSB #14-22-16R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161813

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #03-82-18

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150949

      This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. Read More »

    • TSB #15-222-18

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141499

      This bulletin announces a design change to the A/C Condenser receiver-dryer assembly. The change involves the addition of a rubber end cap and retaining clip onto the bottom of the receiver-dryer tank portion to prevent corrosion ... Read More »

    • TSB #02-172-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140479

      This bulletin provides details regarding a new oil filler tube o-ring developed to address engine oil seepage concerns. This seepage may accumulate along the bottom sealing surface of the rocker cover. Read More »

    • TSB #01-168-09R

      Date Announced:
      NOV 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120997

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

    • TSB #01-168-09R

      Date Announced:
      APR 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140499

      Revised TSB. The Subaru Lock Information Site (SLIS) is located at http://lockinfo.subaru.com, and provides information on how to obtain immobilizer codes and key cut codes for Subaru vehicles from the 2000MY to present. Read More »

    • TSB #02-162-15R

      Date Announced:
      SEP 11, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10093105

      "THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN ANNOUNCES A DESIGN CHANGE TO THE OIL PRESSURE SWITCH ASSEMBLY. NICKEL PLATING HAS BEEN APPLIED TO THE INTERNAL SWITCH CONTACTS TO ENHANCE THEIR DURABILITY AND REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF POOR CONTACT WHICH ... Read More »

    • TSB #04-13-09R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140549

      If you encounter a vehicle that has a groaning type noise coming from the power steering pump when the wheel is turned to the full right or left position when the vehicle is parked, it may be caused by the relief valve vibrating within ... Read More »

    • TSB #02-155-14R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10093466

      INTERCOOLER/INTAKE AIR DUCT - THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF A REVISED REPLACEMENT AIR INTAKE DUCT FOR THE TURBOCHARGED VEHICLES SPECIFIED ABOVE. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-02-155-14-R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056877

      SUBARU: INFORMATION REGARDING REPLACEMENT REVISION OF AIR INTAKE DUCT FOR TURBOCHARGER WHERE INSULATOR PORTION OF DUCT SEPARATES FROM DUCT AND LEAKS BOOST PRESSURE, LOSS OF POWER AND INCREASED SOUND LEVELS OCCURS. Read More »

    • TSB #WQK-47R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091846

      WQK-47 - BRAKE LINE CORROSION PRODUCT CAMPAIGN BULLETIN Read More »

    • TSB #SM07

      Date Announced:
      JUL 24, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091844

      SERVICE MEMO REGARDING SPRAY APPLICATION GUN ASSEMBLY / USE CAUTION Read More »

    • TSB #03-72-14

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10067858

      HILL START ASSIST (HSA) WARNING LIGHT, DTC C0076 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF INTERMITTENT OPERATION OF THE HILL START ASSIST WARNING LAMP. Read More »

    • TSB #15-167-13R

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092717

      SHOULD YOU RECEIVE A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A LOOSE WINDSHIELD MOUNTED AUTO-DIMMING COMPASS MIRROR WITH HOMELINK (WITH OR WITHOUT HOMELINK ON BRZ MODELS), THE MOUNTING ADAPTER PLATE SHOULD BE CHECKED FOR PROPER TIGHTNESS. Read More »

    • TSB #12-153-13

      Date Announced:
      MAY 07, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10065147

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #12-153-13

      Date Announced:
      MAY 07, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141522

      This Bulletin provides a repair procedure for the replacement of the tonneau cover stoppers. This procedure must be used in place of tonneau cover assembly replacement for stopper failure. Read More »

    • TSB #18-165-13

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10065104

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #WQE-41

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10065109

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #03-70-12

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10093977

      REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS Read More »

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

    • TSB #PAN-AUDIO

      Date Announced:
      MAY 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139506

      PANASONIC AUDIO SYSTEMS TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE Read More »

    • TSB #15-133-08R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10083867

      THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS ILLUSTRATIONS OF EXCHANGE COMPONENTS AND THEIR MANUFACTURER AS WELL AS A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPER EXCHANGE PROCEDURE. THE PURPOSE OF REVISING THIS BULLETIN WAS TO CORRECT THE TRIBECA REAR SEAT DVD UNIT PART NUMBERS. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #18-195-18

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145075

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #01-168-09R

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131647

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

    • TSB #01-168-09R

      Date Announced:
      APR 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140499

      Revised TSB. The Subaru Lock Information Site (SLIS) is located at http://lockinfo.subaru.com, and provides information on how to obtain immobilizer codes and key cut codes for Subaru vehicles from the 2000MY to present. Read More »

    • TSB #18-165-13

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080089

      "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. Read More »

    • TSB #18-164-12

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10065063

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #18-164-12

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10093206

      SERVICE MANUAL CORRECTIONS - 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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #07-75-13R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173117

      This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models. Read More »

    • TSB #TKA, TKB, TKC-20

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171076

      SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. has determined that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain 2003-2014 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles, 2003-2006 model year Baja vehicles, 2009-2013 model year Forester vehicles, ... Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Announcem

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171075

      Takata Like for Like recalls- TKA20 (Zone A), TKB20 (Zone B), TKC20 (Zone C). Read More »

    • TSB #03-82-18

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150924

      This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. Read More »

    • TSB #03-82-18

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150949

      This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. Read More »

    • TSB #01-168-09R

      Date Announced:
      APR 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140499

      Revised TSB. The Subaru Lock Information Site (SLIS) is located at http://lockinfo.subaru.com, and provides information on how to obtain immobilizer codes and key cut codes for Subaru vehicles from the 2000MY to present. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #15-222-18

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141499

      This bulletin announces a design change to the A/C Condenser receiver-dryer assembly. The change involves the addition of a rubber end cap and retaining clip onto the bottom of the receiver-dryer tank portion to prevent corrosion ... Read More »