Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2018 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 #04-23-18R

      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 #04-23-18

      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 #07-137-18

      Date Announced:
      JUL 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143876

      Models with Automatic Headlight Beam Leveler System only. This Service Information bulletin announces a revision to the diagnostic procedure used when diagnosing either DTC B2910 or 2911 ?Steering Responsive Headlight Communication? LH ... 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 »

    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 »

    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 #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 »

    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 #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 #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 #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 »

    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 #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 »

    POWER TRAIN

    • 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 #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 #16-111-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155222

      This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. 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 #16-117-18

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150886

      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 #16-117-18

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150931

      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 #16-111-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140476

      CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. Read More »

    • TSB #16-111-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140491

      CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #16-111-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155222

      This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. Read More »

    • TSB #16-111-18

      Date Announced:
      JAN 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130284

      This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • 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 #10-98-20R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182192

      This bulletin announces availability of new A/C compressor assemblies designed to address customer concerns of reduced system performance accompanied by a rattling and/or scraping type sound. 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 #15-263-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174538

      In the intrest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is extending the New Car Limited Warranty for the listed models and model years equipped with a Harman Gen. 3.0 Audio and Navigation head unit. 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 #07-173-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173135

      This Service Information Bulletin provides insight on how to address a customer concern of the rear hatch, Power Rear Gate (PRG) or trunk release operating (or finding the PRG/trunk open unexpectedly after parking) without a specific ... 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 #15-214-17R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171923

      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 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171082

      This announcement is in regards to the class action lawsuit regarding Harman Gen 3.0 Audio and Audio/ Navigation Head Units in certain Subaru vehicles. 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 #15-214-17R

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164394

      "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 #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 #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 #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 #16-111-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140476

      CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. Read More »

    • TSB #16-111-18R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140491

      CVT Transmissions only. This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. 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 »

    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 »

    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: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 »

    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 »

    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 #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 »

    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:
      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 #12-289-20

      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 #12-227-17

      Date Announced:
      AUG 29, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117548

      This Service Information bulletin announces a design change made to the upper front grille. The two small retaining slide bolts /cap nuts previously used have been eliminated. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • 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

    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 »

    • TSB #07-173-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173135

      This Service Information Bulletin provides insight on how to address a customer concern of the rear hatch, Power Rear Gate (PRG) or trunk release operating (or finding the PRG/trunk open unexpectedly after parking) without a specific ... Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • 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 #07-173-20

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173135

      This Service Information Bulletin provides insight on how to address a customer concern of the rear hatch, Power Rear Gate (PRG) or trunk release operating (or finding the PRG/trunk open unexpectedly after parking) without a specific ... 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:
      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 #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 #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 #15-214-17R

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169845

      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 #15-205-16R

      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 #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 #15-214-17R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150945

      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:
      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 #15-227-18R

      Date Announced:
      SEP 05, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146469

      This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns of the Navigation system?s functionality. 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 #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 #15-214-17R

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141498

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

    • TSB #15-214-17

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130279

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

    • TSB #13-100-17

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117550

      Note: This is the most accurate information available at the time of printing. Various paint manufacturers designate their own stock numbers and coding information although many of the major suppliers are now using the SOA paint codes ... 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 #15-205-16R

      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 »

    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 #15-214-17R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133525

      2018 Audio/Navigation Exchange Component Identification and Procedures. 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:
      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 »

    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 #15-227-18R

      Date Announced:
      SEP 05, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146469

      This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns of the Navigation system?s functionality. 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 #15-214-17R

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133525

      2018 Audio/Navigation Exchange Component Identification and Procedures. This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure. 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 »

    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 #15-214-17R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171923

      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 #15-216-18

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130281

      50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITIONS ONLY. This Service Information bulletin provides detailed part information along with installation instructions for the optional 2018MY 50th Anniversary badges designed to commemorate 50 Years of Subaru in ... Read More »

    • TSB #15-214-17

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130279

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

    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 #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 #10-98-20R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182192

      This bulletin announces availability of new A/C compressor assemblies designed to address customer concerns of reduced system performance accompanied by a rattling and/or scraping type sound. 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 #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 »