Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2017 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 #04-27-21R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 27, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199960

      As part of Subaru⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is announcingan extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for the Electronic Power Steering (EPS) GearBox Assembly for certain 2012-2018 MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199956

      As part of Subaru⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is announcing an extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for the Electronic Power Steering Gear Box Assembly for certain 2012-2018 MY vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Owner Let

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199957

      As part of Subaru of America⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, this letter is to inform you of an extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for your vehicle⿿s Electronic Power Steering Gear Box Assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #04-23-18R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154409

      This bulletin provides helpful tips to simplify the diagnosis of sound concerns originating in the electronic power steering (EPS) gearbox (steering rack) assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #04-24-18

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153182

      This bulletin announces a new Electronic Power Steering (EPS) control module for the models listed above. Read More »

    • TSB #04-23-18

      Date Announced:
      SEP 27, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146487

      This Service Information bulletin provides helpful tips to simplify the diagnosis of sound concerns originating in the electronic power steering (EPS) gearbox (steering rack) assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #04-21-18

      Date Announced:
      JUL 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143869

      This bulletin announces availability of a new Electronic Power Steering (EPS) gear box assembly designed to address a VERY limited number of customer concerns regarding uneven steering effort felt when turning left or right. Read More »

    • TSB #05-63-18

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142825

      This bulletin announces a design change made to the forward bushing used in the front lower control arm to address customer concerns of a rattle-type sound and / or a possible vibration felt in the steering wheel. Read More »

    • TSB #04-20-18

      Date Announced:
      MAY 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141489

      This Service Information bulletin announces a running change made to the Steering Angle Sensor. The (new) -style originally used on Legacy and Outback has been adapted. Read More »

    • TSB #04-16-17

      Date Announced:
      MAY 31, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192927

      This bulletin announces availability of a new steering wheel designed to address a possible customer concern of insufficient performance of the heated steering wheel feature on applicable models. Read More »

    STEERING:RACK AND PINION:RACK

    • TSB #04-23-18R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154409

      This bulletin provides helpful tips to simplify the diagnosis of sound concerns originating in the electronic power steering (EPS) gearbox (steering rack) assembly. Read More »

    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #04-23-18R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154409

      This bulletin provides helpful tips to simplify the diagnosis of sound concerns originating in the electronic power steering (EPS) gearbox (steering rack) assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #04-24-18

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153182

      This bulletin announces a new Electronic Power Steering (EPS) control module for the models listed above. Read More »

    • TSB #04-18-17

      Date Announced:
      AUG 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117540

      MODELS WITH EYESIGHT ONLY. This bulletin announces availability of a new Electronic Power Steering (EPS) controller to address a very limited number of cases involving DTC B281C "INCOMPATIBLE WITH EYESIGHT (EPS)" in the EyeSight system. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #05-63-18R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189693

      This bulletin announces a design change made to the forward bushing used in the front lower control arm to address customer concerns of a rattle-type sound and / or a possible vibration felt in the steering wheel. Read More »

    • TSB #05-69-19

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163556

      This Service Information Bulletin announces a change made to the rear subframe retaining bolts used on the models listed above. The design changes provide the bolt with an increased durability against rust. Read More »

    • TSB #12-204-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145073

      This bulletin provides potential source locations and procedures to help isolate areas of the vehicle which may be generating popping, clicking or creaking sounds when the body is in a ?twisting? condition. Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #05-70-19R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185064

      This bulletin announces a design change made to the rear wheel / brake backing plates. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #06-59-17R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187307

      This Service Information bulletin announces availability of a new front brake pad shim kit to specifically address customer concerns of a squeaking or squealing sound on the models listed above. Read More »

    • TSB #07-167-20

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171101

      This bulletin announces availability of a new stop lamp switch for the models listed above equipped with LED - type rear combination lamps. Read More »

    • 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, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

    • TSB #07-128-18R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130270

      This Service Information bulletin provides a measurement and adjustment procedure for the stop lamp switch. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:PADS

    • TSB #06-59-17R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141490

      This Service Information bulletin announces availability of a new front brake pad shim kit to specifically address customer concerns of a squeaking or squealing sound on the models listed. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #02-163-16R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163017

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #02-170-17R

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160214

      This bulletin announces part information for new Active Valve Control System (AVCS) oil control solenoid valves (OCV) which contain a redesigned internal oil seal. Read More »

    • TSB #11-169-16R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155221

      This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These new files will address customer concerns of: ? Spark knock (ping) during high intake air temperature operation ? Surge on acceleration due to ... Read More »

    • TSB #02-134-12R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154425

      The purpose of this bulletin is to announce a change to the specification of the valve springs used in the FB engine. The new springs have different color paint marks to help identify their application. Read More »

    • TSB #07-133-18

      Date Announced:
      NOV 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153187

      This Service Information Bulletin announces design changes to the engine?s knock sensor which will help improve vehicle assembly line efficiency and increase durability. Read More »

    • TSB #07-133-18

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140468

      2.0L Turbor Models only. This Service Information Bulletin announces design changes to the engine?s knock sensor which will help improve vehicle assembly line efficiency and increase durability. Read More »

    • TSB #07-133-18

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140483

      2.0L Turbor Models only. This Service Information Bulletin announces design changes to the engine?s knock sensor which will help improve vehicle assembly line efficiency and increase durability. Read More »

    • TSB #02-168-17

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117529

      This Service Information bulletin announces a material change to the engine accessory drive / v-belt made to address customer concerns of a slipping belt (squeal or chirping) sound. Read More »

    • TSB #WTJ70

      Date Announced:
      OCT 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120982

      This announcement supersedes the announcement previously posted August 30, 2016. In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #216316

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182589

      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. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #09-78-21

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199934

      This bulletin announces the availability of Engine Control Module (ECM) reprograming files to correct DTC P015A and/or P015B. Read More »

    • TSB #09-74-21R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198768

      This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers). Read More »

    • TSB #09-51-08R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198749

      This bulletin is to advise of SOA⿿s revised catalytic converter recycling program shipping procedure. Read More »

    • TSB #02-187-21

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198741

      This bulletin outlines changes in the service procedure for engine oil pressure inspection. Read More »

    • TSB #09-74-21R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10194830

      This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components. Read More »

    • TSB #11-199-20R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188164

      This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). Read More »

    • TSB #02-131-12R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186347

      The purpose of this bulletin is to provide procedures for the diagnosis and repair of oil seepage which may be coming from the timing chain cover, front camshaft cap, camshaft carrier, and/or upper oil pan. Read More »

    • 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 #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173193

      Update: Owner notification WUK-96 DIT exhaust pipe front (EPF) nut torque service campaign/voluntary emissions recall. Read More »

    • TSB #WUK-96R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173189

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2018 Forester 2.0L Turbo and 2016-2018 WRX models which may experience a loosening of the front exhaust pipe nuts. 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 #18-198-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173027

      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 #11-197-20

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171917

      This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). These new files address concerns of the check engine light coming on and setting a DTC P0400: EGR ⿿A⿝ FLOW. Read More »

    • TSB #11-199-20

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171919

      This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171872

      Owner notification WUK-96 DIT exhaust pipe front (EPF) nut torque service campaign/voluntary emission recall. Read More »

    • TSB #11-195-20

      Date Announced:
      JAN 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171099

      This bulletin announces availability of a new vacuum hose assembly for the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) system incorporating improved sealing to prevent potential oil seepage. Read More »

    • TSB #11-194-20

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171086

      This Service Information Bulletin addresses inquiries regarding the labels applied to the tumble generator valve (TGV) motors used on certain replacement intake manifold assemblies. Read More »

    • TSB #WUK-96

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169855

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2018 Forester 2.0L Turbo and 2016-2018 WRX models which may experience a loosening of the front exhaust pipe nuts. Read More »

    • TSB #02-131-12R

      Date Announced:
      SEP 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165512

      The purpose of this Bulletin is to provide procedures for the diagnosis and repair of oil seepage which may be coming from the timing chain cover, front camshaft cap, camshaft carrier and / or upper oil pan. Read More »

    • TSB #11-191-19R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164182

      This bulletin announces availability of a new Engine Control Module (ECM) for the models listed above designed to address DTC P2610: ⿿ECM/PCM ENGINE OFF TIMER PERFORMANCE⿝. Read More »

    • TSB #02-163-16R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160490

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #07-136-18

      Date Announced:
      JUL 18, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143875

      TURBO MODELS ONLY. This bulletin announces availability of new parts to address a limited number of reports involving an engine vibration felt when at idle after the engine is up to operating temperature. Read More »

    • TSB #09-68-18

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141492

      This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the exhaust system cover. The purpose of the change is to improve parts integration (or ?commonality?) between models. Read More »

    • TSB #02-170-17

      Date Announced:
      SEP 11, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131632

      This bulletin announces part information for new Active Valve Control System (AVCS) oil control solenoid valves (OCV) which contain a redesigned internal oil seal. Read More »

    • TSB #02-166-17R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117528

      This bulletin outlines design changes made to the upper oil pan assembly on FA and FB engines used on the models listed above. Read More »

    • TSB #02-166-17

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111074

      This bulletin outlines design changes made to the upper oil pan assembly on FA and FB engines used on the models listed above. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

    • TSB #02-168-17

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117529

      This Service Information bulletin announces a material change to the engine accessory drive / v-belt made to address customer concerns of a slipping belt (squeal or chirping) sound. Read More »

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

    • TSB #02-173-18

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140425

      2.0L Turbo Models only. This bulletin announces availability of a special turbocharger air intake duct designed to prevent EXTREMELY RARE occurrences of ice formation from condensation in the duct?s PCV system passages. Read More »

    • TSB #02-173-18

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140480

      2.0L Turbo Models only. This bulletin announces availability of a special turbocharger air intake duct designed to prevent EXTREMELY RARE occurrence of ice formation from condensation in the duct?s PCV system passages. Read More »

    • TSB #11-169-16

      Date Announced:
      NOV 10, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120995

      Turbo models only. This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #02-173-18

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140480

      2.0L Turbo Models only. This bulletin announces availability of a special turbocharger air intake duct designed to prevent EXTREMELY RARE occurrence of ice formation from condensation in the duct?s PCV system passages. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

    • TSB #11-187-18

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153624

      This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the ECM and address isolated customer concerns of hesitation on acceleration. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169833

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign/ voluntary emissions recall for certain 2015-2018 Forester 2.0L Turbo and 2016-2018 WRX models which may experience a loosening of the fornt exhaust pip nuts. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #09-74-21R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 30, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201059

      This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers). Read More »

    • TSB #11-187-18

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153624

      This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the ECM and address isolated customer concerns of hesitation on acceleration. Read More »

    • TSB #096516R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131699

      REVISED. This bulletin announces a design change of the fuel injector used on 2.0L DIT models to prevent water intrusion. A new silicone rubber cover has been developed and incorporated into production for this purpose. Read More »

    • TSB #09-65-16

      Date Announced:
      DEC 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111071

      This bulletin announces a design change of the fuel injector used on 2.0L DIT models to prevent water intrusion. A new silicone rubber cover has been developed and incorporated into production for this purpose. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #09-64-16

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111067

      This Service Information bulletin announces a change to the shape of the rubber cap used on the flange nuts securing the sub-level sending unit to the fuel tank. In addition, two of the caps are now used in production instead of only one. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

    • TSB #09-65-16

      Date Announced:
      DEC 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111071

      This bulletin announces a design change of the fuel injector used on 2.0L DIT models to prevent water intrusion. A new silicone rubber cover has been developed and incorporated into production for this purpose. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #09-74-21R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 30, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201059

      This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers). Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #16-131-20R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198765

      This bulletin provides corrected diagnostics containing a revised flow for certain CVT solenoid related DTCs. Read More »

    • TSB #15-280-21R

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191573

      Vehicles equipped with manual transmission and push-button start will follow DCM replacement procedure as outlined in TSB 15-279-21: Gen1 Telematics DCM Replacement for 3G Sunset which is applicable to manual transmission vehicles with ... Read More »

    • TSB #05-76-20R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188193

      This bulletin announces availability of new front wheel hub assemblies incorporating bearing surfaces having increased resistance to imperfections resulting from shock loads. Read More »

    • TSB #WTJ-70R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187325

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a Service Campaign for certain 2017 model year Forester normally aspirated vehicles with CVT transmissions. Read More »

    • TSB #16-103-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185062

      This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #16-131-20

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183714

      This Service Information Bulletin provides corrected diagnostics containing a revised flow for certain CVT solenoid related DTCs. Read More »

    • TSB #03-83-20R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171926

      This bulletin announces availability of new shift forks and the corresponding sleeve and hub assembly to address isolated customer concerns of a rattling / vibration -type sound from the shift knob. Read More »

    • TSB #16-103-16R

      Date Announced:
      SEP 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165497

      This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #16-103-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164446

      "This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #16-112-18R

      Date Announced:
      NOV 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153178

      This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park. 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 #16-115-18

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146475

      In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Powertrain Warranty coverage for the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) on the above listed models and model years from the ... Read More »

    • TSB #16-103-16R

      Date Announced:
      APR 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111086

      This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #16-103-16

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111066

      Only Models Equipped with TR690 CVT only. This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #WTJ70

      Date Announced:
      OCT 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120982

      This announcement supersedes the announcement previously posted August 30, 2016. In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #WTJ-70A

      Date Announced:
      OCT 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120989

      (non-Turbo) with CVT. Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a Service Campaign for certain 2017 model year Forester normally aspirated vehicles with CVT transmissions. Read More »

    • TSB #WTJ-70

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131645

      NON-TURBO MODELS - Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) has determined that certain 2017 model year Forester normally aspirated vehicles equipped with CVT transmissions will require additional CVT fluid. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #16-103-16R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154206

      This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #WTJ-70R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117559

      Non-Turbo with CVT Models only. Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a Service Campaign for certain 2017 model year Forester normally aspirated vehicles with CVT transmissions. Read More »

    • TSB #16-103-16R

      Date Announced:
      APR 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111086

      This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #16-103-16

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111066

      Only Models Equipped with TR690 CVT only. This bulletin has been developed in response to a small number of customer concerns regarding fluid seepage found coming from the CVT assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #WTJ70

      Date Announced:
      AUG 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182603

      The CVT fluid in affected vehicles was not filled to the proper specified level at the factory. The condition could cause a noticeable air vacuum noise or possibly even chain slip under high levels of shock load depending upon driving ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199933

      This bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #09-78-21

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199934

      This bulletin announces the availability of Engine Control Module (ECM) reprograming files to correct DTC P015A and/or P015B. Read More »

    • TSB #WRB-21R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199937

      In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #15-177-14R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198770

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #15-280-21R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198772

      Gen1 Telematics Reprogramming for 3G Sunset. Read More »

    • TSB #01-167-08R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198758

      This bulletin contains additional information for recommended materials listed in the Service Manuals for individual models Read More »

    • TSB #07-195-21

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198744

      This bulletin outlines changes in the service procedure for replacement of the Power Rear Gate control module. Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 02, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198742

      This bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10194859

      This bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #WRB-21R

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191668

      In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #15-280-21R

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191573

      Vehicles equipped with manual transmission and push-button start will follow DCM replacement procedure as outlined in TSB 15-279-21: Gen1 Telematics DCM Replacement for 3G Sunset which is applicable to manual transmission vehicles with ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-280-21R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189606

      Gen1 Telematics Reprogramming for 3G Sunset. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189673

      In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WRB-21R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189664

      In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      FEB 17, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188181

      In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WRB-21

      Date Announced:
      FEB 17, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188184

      In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #11-199-20R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188164

      This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). Read More »

    • TSB #15-267-20R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 14, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186378

      This bulletin provides information related to the telematics system's Automatic Collision Notification (ACN) and Advanced Automatic Collision Notification (AACN) feature operation, diagnostic tips, and best practices. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185092

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed involving ⿿Gen 2⿝ F10 Navigation and Display Audio units ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183713

      This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7 Navigation and 7 Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182220

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed involving ⿿Gen 2⿝ F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #12-289-20R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182211

      In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty for the rear gate stays on the listed models and model years. Read More »

    • TSB #15-271-20

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179426

      This service information bulletin announces discontinuation of both the "Stitcher" app and the related News Radio feature from the STARLINK app lineup effective 12 midnight on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Read More »

    • TSB #15-269-20

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179387

      In the interest of providing continued customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the basic New Car Limited Warranty coverage for the Condenser component of the Air Conditioning system on all 2017 and certain 2018 ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-219-18R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177820

      This Service information bulletin provides Telematics system/generation applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #15-267-20

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177825

      This document discusses some of the conditions that may trigger an Automatic Collision Notification (CAN) (Gen1) or Advanced Automatic Collision Notification (AACN) (Gen2), without a collision, airbag deployment, or accident taking place. Read More »

    • TSB #15-266-20

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177826

      This Service Information Bulletin provides helpful procedures and best practices to utilize when customers present with concerns relating to the operation of their Gen 2 Telematics system equipped Subaru. Read More »

    • TSB #15-195-16R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177819

      This Service Information bulletin provides IMPORTANT information regarding diagnosis and replacement (when applicable) of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DMC). Read More »

    • TSB #12-288-20

      Date Announced:
      MAY 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175977

      This bulletin announces a design change made to the Slide Rail components of the left and right front power seat frame / track assemblies used on the models listed. Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175969

      This service information bulletin announces availability of an enhancenment to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed equipped with F10 7" Navigation and 7" display audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #15-195-16R

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174537

      This service information bulletin provides important information regarding diagnosis and replacement (when applicable) of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM). All models with STARLINK Telematics System. Read More »

    • TSB #07-174-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173186

      This service bulletin provides details of a correction to the diagnostic procedure for DTC B2350- REAR RADAR COMMUNICATION ERROR on the models listed. Read More »

    • TSB #17-17-13R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173127

      This bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated into the airbag system. Read More »

    • TSB #07-171-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173114

      This Service Information Bulletin is in response to several battery sensor replacements resulting from improper removal and/or installation practices. Read More »

    • TSB #18-198-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173027

      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 #WUM-98R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173026

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171934

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving an F10 Navigation and Display Audio units ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-199-16R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171930

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #15-204-16R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171922

      This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure. Read More »

    • TSB #11-197-20

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171917

      This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). These new files address concerns of the check engine light coming on and setting a DTC P0400: EGR ⿿A⿝ FLOW. Read More »

    • TSB #11-199-20

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171919

      This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Engine Control Module (ECM). Read More »

    • TSB #07-167-20

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171101

      This bulletin announces availability of a new stop lamp switch for the models listed above equipped with LED - type rear combination lamps. Read More »

    • TSB #07-152-19R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171105

      This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies. Read More »

    • TSB #17-17-13R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171089

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

    • TSB #Subaru Retailers

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171074

      The available inventory update for the WUM-98 harness Read More »

    • TSB #10-96-19

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169881

      This bulletin announces availability of a new HVAC blower motor unit assemblies developed to address isolated concerns of the blower motor becoming inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169864

      "This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168633

      Interim Owner Notification WUM-98 Forester Passenger-side Front Airbag ODS Recall. Read More »

    • TSB #WUM-98R

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168629

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Anounc

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168581

      To assist with customer inquiries regarding the ODS recall, please use the attached list of answers to questions you can expect in the coming days. Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Retailers

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168583

      Updated- Retailer preowned reimbursement program WUM-98 Forester Occupant Detection System (ODS). Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Retailers

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168584

      Parts availabilty for Forester Occupant Detection System (WUM-98). Subaru of America, Inc. is pleased to announce immediate availbilty and release of current stock of Forester seat cushions. Read More »

    • TSB #15-253-19

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166913

      This Service Information Bulletin provides the answer to potential inquiries regarding the STARLINK app being unable to play music files stored on a customer⿿s Android® phone / device through the head units (H/U) used in the ... Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      OCT 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166899

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 355,151 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      OCT 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166905

      Subaru of America Inc.. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 365,515 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #15-204-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164390

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164184

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ⿿Gen 2⿝ F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #11-191-19R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164182

      This bulletin announces availability of a new Engine Control Module (ECM) for the models listed above designed to address DTC P2610: ⿿ECM/PCM ENGINE OFF TIMER PERFORMANCE⿝. Read More »

    • TSB #11-191-19

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163563

      This bulletin announces availability of a new Engine Control Module (ECM) for the models listed above designed to address DTC P2610: ⿿ECM/PCM ENGINE OFF TIMER PERFORMANCE⿝. Read More »

    • TSB #15-177-14R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163558

      All 2015-2017 MY vehicles with Fujitsu TEN (F10) 7in. Multimedia Navigation (AVN) & Display Audio Units. Read More »

    • TSB #07-152-19R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163526

      "This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies developed to address the following customer concerns: ⿢ Power windows inoperative from the driver⿿s door master and / or passenger front door switch ⿢ ... Read More »

    • TSB #07-152-19

      Date Announced:
      MAY 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161812

      This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies developed to address the following customer concerns: ? Power windows inoperative from the driver?s door master and / or passenger front door switch ? Unable to ... Read More »

    • TSB #16-112-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155220

      This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park. Read More »

    • TSB #16-119-19

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154423

      This Service Information bulletin announces availability of a new control valve assembly (valve body) designed to prevent false detection of DTC P0841 and / or illumination of the AT Temp light. Read More »

    • TSB #11-187-18

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153624

      This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the ECM and address isolated customer concerns of hesitation on acceleration. Read More »

    • TSB #16-112-18R

      Date Announced:
      NOV 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153178

      This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park. Read More »

    • TSB #16-112-18R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142838

      This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park. Read More »

    • TSB #07-128-18R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142826

      This Service Information bulletin provides a measurement and adjustment procedure for the stop lamp switch. Read More »

    • TSB #07-108-16R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141491

      This Service Information Bulletin provides a revised troubleshooting procedure and tips to follow when diagnosing a DTC B1650-?Occupant Classification System Malfunction?. Read More »

    • TSB #16-112-18R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133528

      This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park. Read More »

    • TSB #07-133-18

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140468

      2.0L Turbor Models only. This Service Information Bulletin announces design changes to the engine?s knock sensor which will help improve vehicle assembly line efficiency and increase durability. Read More »

    • TSB #17-17-13R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138778

      NOTE: The Airbag systems used on previous and current WRX, STI and Tribeca models are NOT equipped with EDR functionality. Read More »

    • TSB #11-174-17R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117543

      This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM and address the following customer concerns: * Check Engine light coming on (with DTC P05A0 stored in memory). Read More »

    • TSB #11-174-17R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 23, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117535

      This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM and address the following customer concerns: * Check Engine light coming on (with DTC P05A0 stored in memory). Read More »

    • TSB #11-175-17

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117536

      This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM and address the following customer concerns: * Engine RPM surge on light acceleration caused by improper EGR operation * Potential battery discharge ... Read More »

    • TSB #11-173-17

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117534

      This bulletin announces availability of ECM reprogramming files designed to optimize the ECM for improving HVAC blower fan speed control. Read More »

    • TSB #15-196-16R

      Date Announced:
      APR 25, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111085

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #11-169-16

      Date Announced:
      NOV 10, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120995

      Turbo models only. This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. Read More »

    • TSB #11-168-16

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120992

      This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These new files will address customer concerns of Check Engine light illumination resulting from DTC P013F or P014B* being stored in the ECM memory. Read More »

    • TSB #07-75-13R

      Date Announced:
      SEP 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131636

      This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models. The engine management system is equipped with a back-up memory. 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 »

    • TSB #07-75-13R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133521

      On Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models, after re-connecting the battery, if the ignition switch is turned back ?ON? within one minute after the first time the ignition is turned ?OFF?, it becomes possible for the CEL to ... Read More »

    • TSB #11-174-17R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117543

      This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM and address the following customer concerns: * Check Engine light coming on (with DTC P05A0 stored in memory). Read More »

    • TSB #11-174-17R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 23, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117535

      This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM and address the following customer concerns: * Check Engine light coming on (with DTC P05A0 stored in memory). Read More »

    • TSB #078815R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182595

      This Service Information bulletin provides a procedure to use when installing a SOA821B200 replacement battery in a 2015MY WRX (2.0L). Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID

    • TSB #02-170-17R

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160214

      This bulletin announces part information for new Active Valve Control System (AVCS) oil control solenoid valves (OCV) which contain a redesigned internal oil seal. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #16-112-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155220

      This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park. Read More »

    • TSB #16-112-18R

      Date Announced:
      NOV 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153178

      This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park. Read More »

    • TSB #07-75-13R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133521

      On Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models, after re-connecting the battery, if the ignition switch is turned back ?ON? within one minute after the first time the ignition is turned ?OFF?, it becomes possible for the CEL to ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #16-112-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155220

      This bulletin announces a design change to the CVT select lever (shifter) mechanism in response to isolated customer concerns of not being able to remove the key from the ignition switch when the vehicle is in Park. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #12-251-18

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150887

      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. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #11-191-19

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163563

      This bulletin announces availability of a new Engine Control Module (ECM) for the models listed above designed to address DTC P2610: ⿿ECM/PCM ENGINE OFF TIMER PERFORMANCE⿝. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153627

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-199-16R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150937

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #15-199-16R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150912

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150885

      This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 15, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144881

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-199-16R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142835

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130278

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #UPDATE - Removal

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130287

      The corrected update files are now available for download from Subarunet. TSB 15-20516R has been revised with new file names where applicable and re-posted to STIS. Read More »

    • TSB #11-174-17R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131689

      This bulletin announces the availability of reprogramming files to optimize the ECM and address the following customer concerns: ? Check Engine light coming on (with DTC P05A0 stored in memory). Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111083

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving "Gen 2" F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

    • TSB #15-232-18

      Date Announced:
      AUG 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145079

      This Service Information bulletin announces a change made to the lens portion of the fog light assembly. The new lens has optimized light distribution characteristics while remaining interchangeable with the original type. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS

    • TSB #07-128-18R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130270

      This Service Information bulletin provides a measurement and adjustment procedure for the stop lamp switch. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #07-152-19R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171105

      This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies. Read More »

    • TSB #12-272-19R

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165550

      This bulletin announces a design change made to the front door glass run channels. Water can enter the run channels and cause a stick-slip (judder) condition to occur as the door glass opens and closes. Read More »

    • TSB #07-152-19R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163526

      "This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies developed to address the following customer concerns: ⿢ Power windows inoperative from the driver⿿s door master and / or passenger front door switch ⿢ ... Read More »

    • TSB #07-152-19

      Date Announced:
      MAY 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161812

      This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies developed to address the following customer concerns: ? Power windows inoperative from the driver?s door master and / or passenger front door switch ? Unable to ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-232-18

      Date Announced:
      AUG 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145079

      This Service Information bulletin announces a change made to the lens portion of the fog light assembly. The new lens has optimized light distribution characteristics while remaining interchangeable with the original type. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    • TSB #12-234-18

      Date Announced:
      JUL 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143878

      This bulletin provides a repair procedure for replacing the foam cushion installed between the top front edge of the IP and the windshield glass. Read More »

    • TSB #12-234-18

      Date Announced:
      MAR 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133522

      This bulletin provides a repair procedure for replacing the foam cushion installed between the top front edge of the IP and the windshield glass. Read More »

    • TSB #01-174-16

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111096

      This Service Information bulletin provides a guideline to use for placement of required or mandated windshield stickers (inside and / or outside) on vehicles equipped with EyeSight Driver Assist Technology and High Beam Assist (HBA) ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #07-152-19R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163526

      "This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies developed to address the following customer concerns: ⿢ Power windows inoperative from the driver⿿s door master and / or passenger front door switch ⿢ ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

    • TSB #10-87-17

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187310

      This bulletin provides a service procedure to address customer concerns of a rattling-type sound\ coming from the defroster vent grille area of the instrument panel (IP) near the base of the windshield. Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #17-17-13R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173127

      This bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated into the airbag system. Read More »

    • TSB #WUM-98R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173026

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171871

      Owner notification WUM-98 Forester Passenger-side Front Airbag ODS Recall. Read More »

    • TSB #17-17-13R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171089

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

    • TSB #Subaru Retailers

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171074

      The available inventory update for the WUM-98 harness Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168633

      Interim Owner Notification WUM-98 Forester Passenger-side Front Airbag ODS Recall. Read More »

    • TSB #WUM-98R

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168629

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Anounc

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168581

      To assist with customer inquiries regarding the ODS recall, please use the attached list of answers to questions you can expect in the coming days. Read More »

    • TSB #WUM-98R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166904

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Retailers

      Date Announced:
      OCT 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166925

      To support our retailers partners currently stocking certain 2015-2018MY pre-owned Subaru Forester vehicle affected by the WUM-98 ODS recall announced on October 8, 2019, Subaru of America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      OCT 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166899

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 355,151 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #17-17-13R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154207

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

    • TSB #17-17-13R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138778

      NOTE: The Airbag systems used on previous and current WRX, STI and Tribeca models are NOT equipped with EDR functionality. Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      OCT 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166899

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 355,151 U.S. Read More »

    AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

    • TSB #WUM-98R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166904

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Retailers

      Date Announced:
      OCT 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166925

      To support our retailers partners currently stocking certain 2015-2018MY pre-owned Subaru Forester vehicle affected by the WUM-98 ODS recall announced on October 8, 2019, Subaru of America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      OCT 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166905

      Subaru of America Inc.. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 365,515 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #07-108-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 07, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138780

      This Service Information Bulletin provides a revised troubleshooting procedure and tips to follow when diagnosing a DTC B1650- ?Occupant Classification System Malfunction?. Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #12-203-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201027

      This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame. Read More »

    • TSB #12-203-16R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186363

      This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame. Read More »

    • TSB #12-203-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185082

      This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame. Read More »

    • TSB #12-203-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185083

      This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame. Read More »

    • TSB #12-203-16R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 08, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175988

      This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame. Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #12-223-17

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187313

      This bulletin provides a procedure for replacement of the black foam rubber insulating cushions for the roof spoiler. Read More »

    • TSB #12-289-20

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179427

      In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty for the rear gate stays on the listed models and model years. Read More »

    • TSB #05-69-19

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163556

      This Service Information Bulletin announces a change made to the rear subframe retaining bolts used on the models listed above. The design changes provide the bolt with an increased durability against rust. Read More »

    • TSB #02-182-19

      Date Announced:
      MAY 28, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161831

      This Service Information bulletin announces a design change made to the TGV assemblies used on the Forester Turbo models and WRXs listed above. Read More »

    • TSB #07-154-19

      Date Announced:
      MAY 28, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161829

      This Service Information bulletin provides a revised Step to follow when diagnosing a DTC B2513- LATCH CONDITION FAILURE. The number of wiring checks found in Step 9 has been reduced from six to three as shown in the illustration below. Read More »

    • TSB #12-204-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145073

      This bulletin provides potential source locations and procedures to help isolate areas of the vehicle which may be generating popping, clicking or creaking sounds when the body is in a ?twisting? condition. Read More »

    • TSB #12-231-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140470

      This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. Read More »

    • TSB #12-209-16

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120991

      This bulletin announces a design change to the front speaker grille. The new grilles have increased retention capabilities to address customer concerns of a loose fit. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #12-251-18

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150887

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #12-231-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140470

      This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #12-251-18

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150887

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #12-251-18

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150932

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #12-231-18

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

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

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #12-284-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173180

      This bulletin announces availability of new interior door handles which will address isolated concerns of the chrome finish peeling. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

    • TSB #12-289-20R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182211

      In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty for the rear gate stays on the listed models and model years. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182205

      We recently informed retailers and customers of an extension to the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for 2014-2018 Forester Rear Gate Stays. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #07-195-21

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198744

      This bulletin outlines changes in the service procedure for replacement of the Power Rear Gate control module. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182205

      We recently informed retailers and customers of an extension to the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for 2014-2018 Forester Rear Gate Stays. Read More »

    • TSB #12-289-20R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182211

      In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty for the rear gate stays on the listed models and model years. Read More »

    • TSB #12-284-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173180

      This bulletin announces availability of new interior door handles which will address isolated concerns of the chrome finish peeling. Read More »

    • TSB #12-251-18

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150932

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #16-116-18

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146483

      This Service Information bulletin provides details about revised CVT select lever (shifter) components. The shape of the lock plate and output of the shift lock solenoid have been changed. Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #05-79-20

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185090

      This Service Information Bulletin announces a change made to the wheel lug nuts. Read More »

    • TSB #05-70-19R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185064

      This bulletin announces a design change made to the rear wheel / brake backing plates. Read More »

    • TSB #05-76-20

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179421

      This bulletin announces availability of new front wheel hub assemblies incorporating bearing surfaces having increased resistance to imperfections resulting from shock loads. Read More »

    • TSB #14-24-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173125

      This service information bulletin outlines a procedure for Subaru Special Tool Kit number J-53014. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #12-203-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201027

      This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame. Read More »

    • TSB #12-203-16R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186363

      This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame. Read More »

    • TSB #12-203-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185082

      This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame. Read More »

    • TSB #12-288-20

      Date Announced:
      MAY 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175977

      This bulletin announces a design change made to the Slide Rail components of the left and right front power seat frame / track assemblies used on the models listed. Read More »

    • TSB #WUM-98R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173026

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Retailers

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171074

      The available inventory update for the WUM-98 harness Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Retailers

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169883

      Harness inventory (Part# 64084SG23A) is now available and must be ordered through PRIME -- Retailer order levels are on Subarunet under Recalls & Campaigns. Read More »

    • TSB #WUM-98

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169876

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Retailers

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169871

      WUM-98 Harness (Recall) parts. Harness inventory (Part# 64084SG23A) is now available and must be ordered through PRIME-- Retailer order levels are on Subarnet under Recalls & Campaigns. Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Retailers

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169832

      Customer concern claim submission for WUM-98 prior to supply of harness (recall) parts. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168633

      Interim Owner Notification WUM-98 Forester Passenger-side Front Airbag ODS Recall. Read More »

    • TSB #WUM-98R

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168629

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Retailers

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168584

      Parts availabilty for Forester Occupant Detection System (WUM-98). Subaru of America, Inc. is pleased to announce immediate availbilty and release of current stock of Forester seat cushions. Read More »

    • TSB #07-108-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145071

      This Service Information Bulletin provides a revised troubleshooting procedure and tips to follow when diagnosing a DTC B1650- ?Occupant Classification System Malfunction?. Read More »

    • TSB #07-108-16R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141491

      This Service Information Bulletin provides a revised troubleshooting procedure and tips to follow when diagnosing a DTC B1650-?Occupant Classification System Malfunction?. Read More »

    • TSB #07-108-16R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131667

      This Service Information bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis of Occupant Detection System (ODS) DTC B1760- Sensor Mat Abnormal and/or B1650- Occupant Classification System Malfunction. Read More »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

    • TSB #15-267-20

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177825

      This document discusses some of the conditions that may trigger an Automatic Collision Notification (CAN) (Gen1) or Advanced Automatic Collision Notification (AACN) (Gen2), without a collision, airbag deployment, or accident taking place. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #18-216-21

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201043

      This bulletin provides a description of current changes to Service Manuals available via the Subaru Technical Information System (STIS) web site. Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199933

      This bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #WRB-21R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199937

      In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service program to check and, if necessary, replace the air conditioning condenser assembly in certain 2017 and 2018 model year Forester vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199956

      As part of Subaru⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is announcing an extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for the Electronic Power Steering Gear Box Assembly for certain 2012-2018 MY vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Owner Let

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199957

      As part of Subaru of America⿿s dedication to customer satisfaction, this letter is to inform you of an extension to the Basic New Car Limited Warranty for your vehicle⿿s Electronic Power Steering Gear Box Assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #01-167-08R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198758

      This bulletin contains additional information for recommended materials listed in the Service Manuals for individual models Read More »

    • TSB #09-51-08R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198749

      This bulletin is to advise of SOA⿿s revised catalytic converter recycling program shipping procedure. Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10194859

      This bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #18-207-21

      Date Announced:
      MAY 05, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10194826

      Description of current changes to Service Manuals available via the Subaru Technical Information System (STIS) web site. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191590

      WRB-21 Forester condenser parts scrapping Read More »

    • TSB #14-22-16R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187315

      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 #18-204-21

      Date Announced:
      JAN 19, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186388

      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 #12-203-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185082

      This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame. Read More »

    • TSB #12-203-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185083

      This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame. 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 #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182220

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed involving ⿿Gen 2⿝ F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182205

      We recently informed retailers and customers of an extension to the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for 2014-2018 Forester Rear Gate Stays. Read More »

    • TSB #12-289-20R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182211

      In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty for the rear gate stays on the listed models and model years. Read More »

    • TSB #18-200-20

      Date Announced:
      SEP 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180733

      This bulletin provides a description of current changes to Service Manuals. Read More »

    • TSB #15-269-20R

      Date Announced:
      SEP 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180684

      In the interest of providing continued customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the Basic New Car Limited Warranty coverage for the Condenser component of the Air Conditioning system on all 2017 and a limited ... Read More »

    • TSB #14-22-16R

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

      Special Service Tools Cross Reference List. Read More »

    • TSB #15-266-20

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177826

      This Service Information Bulletin provides helpful procedures and best practices to utilize when customers present with concerns relating to the operation of their Gen 2 Telematics system equipped Subaru. Read More »

    • TSB #12-203-16R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 08, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175988

      This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame. Read More »

    • TSB #01-181-20

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

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

    • TSB #15-195-16R

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174537

      This service information bulletin provides important information regarding diagnosis and replacement (when applicable) of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM). All models with STARLINK Telematics System. Read More »

    • TSB #07-174-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173186

      This service bulletin provides details of a correction to the diagnostic procedure for DTC B2350- REAR RADAR COMMUNICATION ERROR on the models listed. Read More »

    • TSB #WUK-96R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173189

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2018 Forester 2.0L Turbo and 2016-2018 WRX models which may experience a loosening of the front exhaust pipe nuts. Read More »

    • TSB #12-284-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173180

      This bulletin announces availability of new interior door handles which will address isolated concerns of the chrome finish peeling. Read More »

    • TSB #14-24-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173125

      This service information bulletin outlines a procedure for Subaru Special Tool Kit number J-53014. Read More »

    • TSB #17-17-13R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173127

      This bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated into the airbag system. 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 #18-198-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173027

      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 #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      FEB 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171946

      Avaiability of 64084SG23A- WUM-98 Sensor Harness kit has stabilized and sufficient quantities are currently available to complete all remaining repairs for this recall. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171934

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving an F10 Navigation and Display Audio units ... Read More »

    • TSB #07-152-19R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171105

      This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies. Read More »

    • TSB #17-17-13R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171089

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

    • TSB #15-204-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169889

      "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. Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169864

      "This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7⿝ Navigation and 7⿝ Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #WUM-98R

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168629

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015-2018 model year Forester vehicles to replace the passenger-side front airbag Occupant Detection System (ODS) harness. A total of 366,282 U.S. Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Retailers

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168583

      Updated- Retailer preowned reimbursement program WUM-98 Forester Occupant Detection System (ODS). Read More »

    • TSB #Subaru Retailers

      Date Announced:
      OCT 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166925

      To support our retailers partners currently stocking certain 2015-2018MY pre-owned Subaru Forester vehicle affected by the WUM-98 ODS recall announced on October 8, 2019, Subaru of America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #15-204-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164390

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162998

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #02-182-19

      Date Announced:
      MAY 28, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161831

      This Service Information bulletin announces a design change made to the TGV assemblies used on the Forester Turbo models and WRXs listed above. Read More »

    • TSB #07-154-19

      Date Announced:
      MAY 28, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161829

      This Service Information bulletin provides a revised Step to follow when diagnosing a DTC B2513- LATCH CONDITION FAILURE. The number of wiring checks found in Step 9 has been reduced from six to three as shown in the illustration below. 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 #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      APR 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160202

      This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #15-239-19

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160498

      This Service information bulletin announces a design change made to the Cargo Net ? Rear Replacement Hardware Kit (F551SAG301). The new part number is F551SAN010. Read More »

    • TSB #16-120-19

      Date Announced:
      MAR 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160485

      This bulletin provides a procedure to follow for addressing customer concerns of a shuddering condition or chattering -type sound heard or felt when making sharp turns. Read More »

    • TSB #02-178-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155225

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #02-134-12R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154425

      The purpose of this bulletin is to announce a change to the specification of the valve springs used in the FB engine. The new springs have different color paint marks to help identify their application. 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 #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150885

      This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #16-116-18

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146483

      This Service Information bulletin provides details about revised CVT select lever (shifter) components. The shape of the lock plate and output of the shift lock solenoid have been changed. Read More »

    • TSB #15-204-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144882

      This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 15, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144881

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143882

      procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio units with 7? display. Read More »

    • TSB #15-177-14R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142834

      ONLY MODELS with AVN Navigation or Display Audio system. 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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #07-108-16R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141491

      This Service Information Bulletin provides a revised troubleshooting procedure and tips to follow when diagnosing a DTC B1650-?Occupant Classification System Malfunction?. Read More »

    • TSB #10-88-18

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141493

      This bulletin announces a change made to the Automatic Climate Control Head Assembly. The change will address concerns where the temperature selected for cooling ?feels? warmer to the customer than the temperature displayed. Read More »

    • TSB #15-204-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 16, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117556

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121005

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... 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 #12-209-16

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120991

      This bulletin announces a design change to the front speaker grille. The new grilles have increased retention capabilities to address customer concerns of a loose fit. Read More »

    • TSB #15-204-16

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120983

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #139916R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 26, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182596

      Various paint manufacturers designate their own stock numbers and coding information although many of the major suppliers are now using the SOA paint codes to help eliminate possible confusion. Read More »

    • TSB #216316

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182589

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164184

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ⿿Gen 2⿝ F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-177-14R

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163558

      All 2015-2017 MY vehicles with Fujitsu TEN (F10) 7in. Multimedia Navigation (AVN) & Display Audio Units. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162998

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 15, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144881

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #07-118-17R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 22, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117532

      Models with SRVD Only. This bulletin provides revised diagnostic and repair procedures to address DTC B2327 for the Subaru Rear Vehicle Detection (SRVD), Blind-Spot Detection (BSD) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) system on the ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-204-16R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111082

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121005

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #01-174-16

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111096

      This Service Information bulletin provides a guideline to use for placement of required or mandated windshield stickers (inside and / or outside) on vehicles equipped with EyeSight Driver Assist Technology and High Beam Assist (HBA) ... Read More »

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

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      APR 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160202

      This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150930

      This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 15, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144881

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130278

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-177-14R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139508

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185092

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed involving ⿿Gen 2⿝ F10 Navigation and Display Audio units ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      APR 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160202

      This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150930

      This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 15, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144881

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #F10-Gen2-NAV-15-

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130285

      TECHNICAL SUPPORT GUIDE FOR NAVIGATION AND AUDIO F10 GEN2 SYSTEMS. Read More »

    • TSB #15-215-18

      Date Announced:
      JAN 05, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130280

      Models with FujitsuTEN (F10) Gen 2.0 / 2.1 Navigation or Display Audio Head Units ONLY. This bulletin provides a repair procedure to address specific, confirmed customer concerns of: ? Audio output interruption every 2-3 seconds when ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130278

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #UPDATE - Removal

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130287

      The corrected update files are now available for download from Subarunet. TSB 15-20516R has been revised with new file names where applicable and re-posted to STIS. Read More »

    • TSB #f10-audio-navi-d

      Date Announced:
      DEC 22, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138770

      Subject: Removal of Certain Fujitsu 10 Audio / Navigation Update Files from Subarunet The following update files have been temporarily removed from Subarunet due to potential quality concerns with the 2nd file used in those updates. Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111083

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving "Gen 2" F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-205-16

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121005

      This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-177-14R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139508

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • TSB #12-288-20

      Date Announced:
      MAY 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175977

      This bulletin announces a design change made to the Slide Rail components of the left and right front power seat frame / track assemblies used on the models listed. Read More »

    • TSB #16-120-19

      Date Announced:
      MAR 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160485

      This bulletin provides a procedure to follow for addressing customer concerns of a shuddering condition or chattering -type sound heard or felt when making sharp turns. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #07-174-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173186

      This service bulletin provides details of a correction to the diagnostic procedure for DTC B2350- REAR RADAR COMMUNICATION ERROR on the models listed. Read More »

    • TSB #15-204-16R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171922

      This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure. Read More »

    • TSB #02-163-16R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160490

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #17-17-13R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154207

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

    • 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 #18-192-18

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133529

      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 #17-17-13R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138778

      NOTE: The Airbag systems used on previous and current WRX, STI and Tribeca models are NOT equipped with EDR functionality. Read More »

    • TSB #07-108-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 07, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138780

      This Service Information Bulletin provides a revised troubleshooting procedure and tips to follow when diagnosing a DTC B1650- ?Occupant Classification System Malfunction?. Read More »

    • TSB #15-204-16

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120983

      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. 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 #078815R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182595

      This Service Information bulletin provides a procedure to use when installing a SOA821B200 replacement battery in a 2015MY WRX (2.0L). Read More »

    • TSB #1818816

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182598

      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 #12-203-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185082

      This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame. Read More »

    • TSB #12-203-16R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185083

      This bulletin provides a procedure to address customer concerns of a squeaking sound originating from where the front seat belt buckle assembly attaches to the seat frame. Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175969

      This service information bulletin announces availability of an enhancenment to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed equipped with F10 7" Navigation and 7" display audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #WUK-96R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173189

      Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2015-2018 Forester 2.0L Turbo and 2016-2018 WRX models which may experience a loosening of the front exhaust pipe nuts. 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 #07-152-19R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171105

      This bulletin announces availability of new power window switch assemblies. Read More »

    • TSB #17-17-13R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171089

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

    • TSB #11-194-20

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171086

      This Service Information Bulletin addresses inquiries regarding the labels applied to the tumble generator valve (TGV) motors used on certain replacement intake manifold assemblies. Read More »

    • TSB #Subarunet Announ

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168633

      Interim Owner Notification WUM-98 Forester Passenger-side Front Airbag ODS Recall. Read More »

    • TSB #15-239-19

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160498

      This Service information bulletin announces a design change made to the Cargo Net ? Rear Replacement Hardware Kit (F551SAG301). The new part number is F551SAN010. Read More »

    • TSB #16-120-19

      Date Announced:
      MAR 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160485

      This bulletin provides a procedure to follow for addressing customer concerns of a shuddering condition or chattering -type sound heard or felt when making sharp turns. 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 #15-199-16R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150937

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #15-208-17R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150885

      This Service Information bulletin announces availability of an enhancement to the Gracenote database included in the vehicles listed above equipped with F10 7? Navigation and 7? Display Audio head units. Read More »

    • TSB #12-231-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140470

      This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. Read More »

    • TSB #02-173-18

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140480

      2.0L Turbo Models only. This bulletin announces availability of a special turbocharger air intake duct designed to prevent EXTREMELY RARE occurrence of ice formation from condensation in the duct?s PCV system passages. Read More »

    • TSB #07-118-17R

      Date Announced:
      JUN 22, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117532

      Models with SRVD Only. This bulletin provides revised diagnostic and repair procedures to address DTC B2327 for the Subaru Rear Vehicle Detection (SRVD), Blind-Spot Detection (BSD) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) system on the ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-204-16R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111082

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #139916R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 26, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182596

      Various paint manufacturers designate their own stock numbers and coding information although many of the major suppliers are now using the SOA paint codes to help eliminate possible confusion. Read More »

    • TSB #216316

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182589

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #15-269-20

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179387

      In the interest of providing continued customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the basic New Car Limited Warranty coverage for the Condenser component of the Air Conditioning system on all 2017 and certain 2018 ... Read More »

    • TSB #10-96-19

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169881

      This bulletin announces availability of a new HVAC blower motor unit assemblies developed to address isolated concerns of the blower motor becoming inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #15-237-19R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155219

      This bulletin provides a diagnostic procedure for a chattering-type sound originating from the a/c compressor assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #15-237-19

      Date Announced:
      JAN 28, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154422

      This bulletin provides a diagnostic procedure for a chattering-type sound originating from the a/c compressor assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #15-223-18

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141500

      This bulletin outlines design changes made to the Condenser Assembly to help increase productivity during assembly. In addition, the new part utilizes materials with increased anti-corrosion performance. Read More »

    • TSB #10-83-15R

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131633

      Models with Manual HVAC Systems only. This Service Information bulletin provides precautions to use when removing the HVAC control panel to prevent damaging the blower fan speed switch. Read More »

    • TSB #11-173-17

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117534

      This bulletin announces availability of ECM reprogramming files designed to optimize the ECM for improving HVAC blower fan speed control. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:EMERGENCY:ESCAPE/EGRESS/EXIT

    • TSB #07-130-18

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130272

      This bulletin describes a design change to the center bracket component of the window regulator assembly. The change was made to address customer concerns of the front door glass shuddering while opening or closing. Read More »