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2012 Subaru Forester TSBs

2012 Subaru Forester

14 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2012 Subaru Forester

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

  • TSB #SB-11-123-12

    NHTSA ID #10051100

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 03 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: RARE CONDITION WHERE ICE AND SNOW CLOGS EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM HOSES AND/OR DRAIN SEPARATOR, DURING HEAVY SNOW CONDITIONS, REPAIR METHOD IS PROVIDED FOR REMOVAL OF DRAIN SEPARATOR AND INSTALLATION OF EVAPORATIVE HOSE KIT FOR PR

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

  • TSB #SB-11-123-12

    NHTSA ID #10051100

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 03 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: RARE CONDITION WHERE ICE AND SNOW CLOGS EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM HOSES AND/OR DRAIN SEPARATOR, DURING HEAVY SNOW CONDITIONS, REPAIR METHOD IS PROVIDED FOR REMOVAL OF DRAIN SEPARATOR AND INSTALLATION OF EVAPORATIVE HOSE KIT FOR PR

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

  • TSB #SB-11-123-12

    NHTSA ID #10051100

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 03 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: RARE CONDITION WHERE ICE AND SNOW CLOGS EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM HOSES AND/OR DRAIN SEPARATOR, DURING HEAVY SNOW CONDITIONS, REPAIR METHOD IS PROVIDED FOR REMOVAL OF DRAIN SEPARATOR AND INSTALLATION OF EVAPORATIVE HOSE KIT FOR PR

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POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #TSB-2-20-14

    NHTSA ID #10055441

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 20 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #SB-11-135-13

    NHTSA ID #10054223

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: ECM IS AVAILABLE FOR REPROGRAMMING FILES TO ADDRESS FALSE CEL/MIL ILLUMINATION AND THE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P050A RESULTED FROM SPECIFIC CLUTCH OPERATIONS AND/OR DRIVING PATTERNS AFTER STARTING ENGINE. MODEL 2011-2013

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #SB-11-135-13

    NHTSA ID #10054223

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: ECM IS AVAILABLE FOR REPROGRAMMING FILES TO ADDRESS FALSE CEL/MIL ILLUMINATION AND THE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P050A RESULTED FROM SPECIFIC CLUTCH OPERATIONS AND/OR DRIVING PATTERNS AFTER STARTING ENGINE. MODEL 2011-2013

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  • TSB #WQC-39

    NHTSA ID #10047519

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 30 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SOFTWARE CHANGE WILL NOT AFFECT FUEL ECONOMY OR PERFORMANCE, EVEN THOUGH A CORRECTION, FOR ENGINE CONTROL MODULE, HAS BEEN DEVELOPED FOR THE DEFICIENCY IN OBDII SYSTEM THERMOSTAT MONIT

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

  • TSB #SB-07-59-07R

    NHTSA ID #10054221

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 21 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: THE FORMATION OF MOISTURE AND/OR CONDENSATION, INSIDE OF REAR COMBINATION AND HEADLAMPS, IS TEMPORARY, AND WILL EVAPORATE WHEN TEMPERATURE RISES INSIDE LAMPS. MODEL ALL. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

  • TSB #SB-07-59-07R

    NHTSA ID #10054221

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 21 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: THE FORMATION OF MOISTURE AND/OR CONDENSATION, INSIDE OF REAR COMBINATION AND HEADLAMPS, IS TEMPORARY, AND WILL EVAPORATE WHEN TEMPERATURE RISES INSIDE LAMPS. MODEL ALL. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #SB-141-13

    NHTSA ID #10052503

    • Date Announced: MAY 28 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: THE RUBBER CAP, THAT COVERS ELECTRICAL CONNECTION AT OIL PRESSURE SWITCH, HAS A NEW DESIGN CHANGE AND IT PROVIDES BETTER SEALING AND RESISTANCE TO INTRUSION OF MOISTURE THAT CAN COMPROMISE ELECTRICAL CONNECTION, AND MAY BE IN SOME

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #TSB-11-130-13R

    NHTSA ID #10052498

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 28 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY STARTING, ROUGH IDLE, CAM POSITION OR MISFIRE DTCS. THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS THE INSPECTION AND REPAIR. *JS UPDATED 11/18/14. *PE

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  • TSB #SB-11-135-13

    NHTSA ID #10054223

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: ECM IS AVAILABLE FOR REPROGRAMMING FILES TO ADDRESS FALSE CEL/MIL ILLUMINATION AND THE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P050A RESULTED FROM SPECIFIC CLUTCH OPERATIONS AND/OR DRIVING PATTERNS AFTER STARTING ENGINE. MODEL 2011-2013

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  • TSB #WQC-39

    NHTSA ID #10047519

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 30 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SOFTWARE CHANGE WILL NOT AFFECT FUEL ECONOMY OR PERFORMANCE, EVEN THOUGH A CORRECTION, FOR ENGINE CONTROL MODULE, HAS BEEN DEVELOPED FOR THE DEFICIENCY IN OBDII SYSTEM THERMOSTAT MONIT

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  • TSB #SB-11-100-11R

    NHTSA ID #10050519

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: DUE TO IRREGULAR STAMPING OF CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR PLATE, AND OUT OF SPECIFICATION, ENGINE MAY BE DIFFICULT TO START AND NEED A SHIM ADDED TO BANK 1 CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR TO HAVE AIR GAP IN SPECIFICATION. MODEL 2011-2013 F

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