2014 Subaru Outback TSBs

2014 Subaru Outback

58 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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TSB List for the 2014 Subaru Outback

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STEERING

  • TSB #SB-04-14-15

    NHTSA ID #10057514

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 20 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: IN ORDER TO ADDRESS THE CONCERNS OF INCREASED STEERING EFFORT, A DESIGN CHANGE TO THE POWER STEERING PUMP HAS BEEN MADE. *JS

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  • TSB #SST

    NHTSA ID #10085122

    • Date Announced: MARCH 18 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THE FOLLOWING ARE THE SPECIAL TOOLS THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR THE 2014 MY. THESE TOOLS WILL BE SHIPPED DIRECTLY TO ALL DEALERS DURING MARCH. THE CHART DESCRIBES EACH OF THE TOOLS IN THE SHIPMENT.

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STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

  • TSB #04-14-15

    NHTSA ID #10083894

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 20 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF A DESIGN CHANGE TO THE POWER STEERING PUMP TO ADDRESS CUSTOMER CONCERNS OF INCREASED STEERING EFFORT, ESPECIALLY IN COLD TEMPERATURES.

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:U-BOLT, LEAF SPRING TO AXLE

  • TSB #SST

    NHTSA ID #10085122

    • Date Announced: MARCH 18 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THE FOLLOWING ARE THE SPECIAL TOOLS THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR THE 2014 MY. THESE TOOLS WILL BE SHIPPED DIRECTLY TO ALL DEALERS DURING MARCH. THE CHART DESCRIBES EACH OF THE TOOLS IN THE SHIPMENT.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

  • TSB #06-49-15R

    NHTSA ID #10083909

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 08 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: IN RESPONSE TO ISOLATED REPORTS OF CRACKED OR BROKEN ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR HARNESS RETAINING CLIPS CAUSED BY REACTION WITH ACIDS USED IN SOME WHEEL CLEANERS, THE CLIP MATERIAL HAS BEEN CHANGED TO POLYPROPYLENE (PPO).

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  • TSB #SB-06-49-15

    NHTSA ID #10059220

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: SOME WHEEL CLEANERS HAVE ACID, AND ABS WHEEL SENSOR HARNESS RETAINING CLIPS WOULD EITHER BECOME BROKEN OR DEVELOPED CRACKS AND A NEW RETAINING CLIP, WITH POLYPROPLYLENE, WOULD BE USED INSTEAD. MODEL 2010-14 LEGACY, OUTBACK.

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SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

  • TSB #SB-06-49-15

    NHTSA ID #10059220

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBARU: SOME WHEEL CLEANERS HAVE ACID, AND ABS WHEEL SENSOR HARNESS RETAINING CLIPS WOULD EITHER BECOME BROKEN OR DEVELOPED CRACKS AND A NEW RETAINING CLIP, WITH POLYPROPLYLENE, WOULD BE USED INSTEAD. MODEL 2010-14 LEGACY, OUTBACK.

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #PEOCCAS

    NHTSA ID #10083905

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "PROPOSED ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT RECENTLY YOU MAY HAVE SEEN VARIOUS ONLINE AND OTHER MEDIA ARTICLES REGARDING SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. REACHING A PROPOSED SETTLEMENT IN A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FOR ALLEGED OIL CONSUMPT

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  • TSB #02-157-14R

    NHTSA ID #10081070

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REVISED SERVICE BULLETIN: SURFACE TREATMENT CHANGE TO OIL CONTROL PISTON RINGS THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES INFORMATION REGARDING A MAJOR CHANGE TO THE REPAIR PROCEDURES PREVIOUSLY OUTLINED IN SERVICE BULLETINS 02-143-13R, 02-144-13R AND 02-145-

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  • TSB #02-157-14R

    NHTSA ID #10083887

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 17 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES INFORMATION REGARDING A MAJOR CHANGE TO THE REPAIR PROCEDURES PREVIOUSLY OUTLINED IN SERVICE BULLETINS 02-143-13R, 02-144-13R AND 02-145-13R. THESE BULLETINS PROVIDED A REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE PIS

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  • TSB #11-145-14R

    NHTSA ID #10069706

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 10 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #11-145-14R

    NHTSA ID #10068696

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #11-145-14R

    NHTSA ID #10068622

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 02 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #02-157-14R

    NHTSA ID #10080542

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 07 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REVISED SERVICE BULLETIN: SURFACE TREATMENT CHANGE TO OIL CONTROL PISTON RINGS THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES INFORMATION REGARDING A MAJOR CHANGE TO THE REPAIR PROCEDURES PREVIOUSLY OUTLINED IN SERVICE BULLETINS 02-143-13R, 02-144-13R AND 02-145-

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

  • TSB #02-156-14

    NHTSA ID #10068290

    • Date Announced: MAY 27 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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

  • TSB #02-150-14R

    NHTSA ID #10067868

    • Date Announced: MARCH 03 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REVISED VALVE TRAIN PARTS TO REDUCE A WARM ENGINE TAPPING SOUND FROM THE LEFT CYLINDER HEAD.

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

  • TSB #SST

    NHTSA ID #10085122

    • Date Announced: MARCH 18 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THE FOLLOWING ARE THE SPECIAL TOOLS THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR THE 2014 MY. THESE TOOLS WILL BE SHIPPED DIRECTLY TO ALL DEALERS DURING MARCH. THE CHART DESCRIBES EACH OF THE TOOLS IN THE SHIPMENT.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

  • TSB #SST

    NHTSA ID #10085122

    • Date Announced: MARCH 18 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THE FOLLOWING ARE THE SPECIAL TOOLS THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR THE 2014 MY. THESE TOOLS WILL BE SHIPPED DIRECTLY TO ALL DEALERS DURING MARCH. THE CHART DESCRIBES EACH OF THE TOOLS IN THE SHIPMENT.

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY

  • TSB #09-63-16

    NHTSA ID #10084125

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN SERVES AS A REMINDER TO ALWAYS FOLLOW THE PROPER PROCEDURES WHEN DIAGNOSIS OF A DTC B1500 LEADS TO REPLACEMENT OF A FAULTY MAIN AND / OR SUB FUEL LEVEL SENSOR.

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #WQJ-46

    NHTSA ID #10067003

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #WQJ-46

    NHTSA ID #10067002

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #16-98-16

    NHTSA ID #10084141

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF REPROGRAMMING FILES FOR OPTIMIZATION OF THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE (TCM). THE NEW LOGIC ADDRESSES CUSTOMER CONCERNS OF INCONSISTENT SHIFTING CHARACTERISTICS AND / OR A ┐SLIPPING┐ -TYPE SENSATION

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  • TSB #03-69-12R

    NHTSA ID #10065090

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 11 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #07-85-14

    NHTSA ID #10068295

    • Date Announced: JUNE 09 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: MEASUREMENT OF ┐DARK CURRENT┐ (PARASITIC BATTERY DRAW)

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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #15-178-15

    NHTSA ID #10083886

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN PROVIDES RECOMMENDATIONS TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A ┐CHECK DEVICE┐ ERROR MESSAGE BEING DISPLAYED ON THE SCREEN OF THEIR PANASONIC AUDIO UNIT. THIS CONDITION IS MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR IN WARM CLIMATES

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #15-179-15R

    NHTSA ID #10083902

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 27 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN CONTAINS A SERIES OF SCREEN SHOTS WITH INSTRUCTIONS WHICH PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR PAIRING ANDROID SMARTPHONES TO BLUETOOTH-EQUIPPED CLARION AUDIO UNITS. THE PROCEDURE INVOLVES CHANGING THE AUDIO UNIT┐S DEFA

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  • TSB #11-145-14R

    NHTSA ID #10069706

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 10 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #11-145-14R

    NHTSA ID #10069708

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 08 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #11-145-14R

    NHTSA ID #10068696

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #11-145-14R

    NHTSA ID #10068622

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 02 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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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VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

  • TSB #15-156-12R

    NHTSA ID #10069704

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 19 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #15-156-12R

    NHTSA ID #10067896

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #15-156-12R

    NHTSA ID #10084310

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DELETION OF COMPASS MIRROR - 2013 MODEL YEAR OUTBACK AND LEGACY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A BACKUP CAMERA NO LONGER HAVE A COMPASS FEATURE AVAILABLE IN THE FACTORY INSTALLED AUTO-DIMMING MIRROR.

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #07-84-14

    NHTSA ID #10067878

    • Date Announced: MARCH 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #12-135-12R

    NHTSA ID #10065124

    • Date Announced: MARCH 14 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

  • TSB #12-178-15

    NHTSA ID #10080902

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 30 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN ANNOUNCES A CHANGE TO THE APPEARANCE OF THE HOOD LATCH AND STRIKER MOUNTING BOLTS. THE ORIGINAL BOLTS HAD A BLACK-COLORED FINISH WHILE THE NEW BOLTS ARE SILVER IN COLOR. THERE IS NO CHANGE TO THE SHAPE OR S

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TIRES:TREAD/BELT

  • TSB #05-55-13

    NHTSA ID #10067021

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 19 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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SEATS

  • TSB #12-164-14

    NHTSA ID #10067867

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 24 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FILM RESIDUE REMOVAL FROM UNDERSIDE OF FRONT SEAT CUSHION COVERS

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BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

  • TSB #15-156-12R

    NHTSA ID #10084310

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DELETION OF COMPASS MIRROR - 2013 MODEL YEAR OUTBACK AND LEGACY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A BACKUP CAMERA NO LONGER HAVE A COMPASS FEATURE AVAILABLE IN THE FACTORY INSTALLED AUTO-DIMMING MIRROR.

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #06-43-12R

    NHTSA ID #10083890

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 18 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THE PURPOSE OF THIS BULLETIN IS TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES FOR PROPER POSITIONING OF ETC DEVICES, E.G., EZ PASS«, SUN PASS«, K-TAG, ETC. IN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE NEW EYESIGHT SYSTEM.

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  • TSB #12-166-14

    NHTSA ID #10068297

    • Date Announced: MARCH 03 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #12-166-14

    NHTSA ID #10085247

    • Date Announced: MARCH 03 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REVISED L/FRONT DASH SPEAKER GRILLE

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  • TSB #15-168-13

    NHTSA ID #10067014

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #12-137-12R

    NHTSA ID #10067006

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 05 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #15-156-12R

    NHTSA ID #10067004

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 05 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #13-96-13R

    NHTSA ID #10065796

    • Date Announced: JULY 09 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #13-96-13

    NHTSA ID #10065754

    • Date Announced: MAY 20 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #FB678US

    NHTSA ID #10065757

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #SST

    NHTSA ID #10085122

    • Date Announced: MARCH 18 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THE FOLLOWING ARE THE SPECIAL TOOLS THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR THE 2014 MY. THESE TOOLS WILL BE SHIPPED DIRECTLY TO ALL DEALERS DURING MARCH. THE CHART DESCRIBES EACH OF THE TOOLS IN THE SHIPMENT.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #15-193-16

    NHTSA ID #10086861

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 25 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES A NEW PROCEDURE FOR UPDATING THE OPERATING SOFTWARE USED IN F10 GEN1 AUDIO / NAVIGATION SYSTEMS. THIS NEW PROCEDURE ELIMINATES THE NEED TO EXCHANGE THE HEAD UNIT / SD CARD TO OBTAIN SOFTWARE-RELATED UPDATES AND OPERA

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  • TSB #NAVI- SYSTEM-2

    NHTSA ID #10083796

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 03 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: GEN I SD CARD NAVIGATION SYSTEM TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #02-157-14R

    NHTSA ID #10074601

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #15-168-13R

    NHTSA ID #10088043

    • Date Announced: MAY 11 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 11.2.10 OF YOUR SERVICE POLICI

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  • TSB #NAVI- SYSTEM-2

    NHTSA ID #10083796

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 03 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: GEN I SD CARD NAVIGATION SYSTEM TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE

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  • TSB #15-168-13R

    NHTSA ID #10084242

    • Date Announced: JUNE 10 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 2014 EXCHANGE COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION AND PROCEDURES - AUDIO UNITS

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  • TSB #07-84-14

    NHTSA ID #10087482

    • Date Announced: MARCH 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REVISED B1650 DIAGNOSTICS AND ODS REZEROING PROCEDURE

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