2018 Subaru BRZ TSBs

2018 Subaru BRZ

65 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2018 Subaru BRZ

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

SUSPENSION

  • TSB #05-65-18

    NHTSA ID #10143872

    • Date Announced: JULY 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin announces a change made to the front lower control arm ball joint boots. The boot material has been changed to provide increased resistance to damage from ozone.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #03-80-18

    NHTSA ID #10141487

    • Date Announced: MAY 30 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This Service Information bulletin announces a change to the flywheel (pilot) bearing to a ?environmentally friendly? type which is compliant with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of CHemicals) guidelines

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #15-226-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146468

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns regarding USB functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help wi

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  • TSB #15-220-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146474

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing concerns of the Apple CarPlay and / or Android Auto feature not connecting or launching properly when a compatible device is connected to the head unit.

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  • TSB #15-226-18

    NHTSA ID #10144884

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns regarding USB functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help wi

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  • TSB #15-229-18

    NHTSA ID #10144887

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing clock-related customer concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help with diagnosis a

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  • TSB #15-228-18

    NHTSA ID #10144886

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank). Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as

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  • TSB #17-17-13R

    NHTSA ID #10138778

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 15 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NOTE: The Airbag systems used on previous and current WRX, STI and Tribeca models are NOT equipped with EDR functionality. This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated i

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #Harman-update-in

    NHTSA ID #10143724

    • Date Announced: JULY 02 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: In efforts to increase customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. is now allowing all retailers to perform a one-time update the head unit software for Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation Head Units.

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  • TSB #15-211-17R

    NHTSA ID #10146484

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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  • TSB #15-211-17R

    NHTSA ID #10143883

    • Date Announced: JULY 25 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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AIR BAGS

  • TSB #17-17-13R

    NHTSA ID #10138778

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 15 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NOTE: The Airbag systems used on previous and current WRX, STI and Tribeca models are NOT equipped with EDR functionality. This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated i

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #12-231-18R

    NHTSA ID #10140470

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. The shutters of the vent grille are designed to open briefly and relieve cabin pressure when the doors are shut with

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  • TSB #12-231-18R

    NHTSA ID #10140485

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. The shutters of the vent grille are designed to open briefly and relieve cabin pressure when the doors are shut with

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STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

  • TSB #12-231-18R

    NHTSA ID #10140470

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. The shutters of the vent grille are designed to open briefly and relieve cabin pressure when the doors are shut with

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STRUCTURE:BODY

  • TSB #12-231-18

    NHTSA ID #10130277

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 11 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ( 2017-2018MY Impreza - 5 Dr Only)

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #Harman-update-in

    NHTSA ID #10143724

    • Date Announced: JULY 02 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: In efforts to increase customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. is now allowing all retailers to perform a one-time update the head unit software for Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation Head Units.

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  • TSB #15-229-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146471

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing clock-related customer concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help with diagnosis a

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  • TSB #15-227-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146469

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns of the Navigation system?s functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which

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  • TSB #15-230-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146472

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns involving Bluetooth (BT) functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which w

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  • TSB #15-226-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146468

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns regarding USB functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help wi

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  • TSB #15-228-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146470

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank). Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as

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  • TSB #15-231-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146473

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing specific and general audio/sound related concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide-Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will assist

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  • TSB #15-220-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146474

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing concerns of the Apple CarPlay and / or Android Auto feature not connecting or launching properly when a compatible device is connected to the head unit.

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  • TSB #15-211-17R

    NHTSA ID #10145076

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 27 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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  • TSB #15-226-18

    NHTSA ID #10144884

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns regarding USB functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help wi

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  • TSB #15-229-18

    NHTSA ID #10144887

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing clock-related customer concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help with diagnosis a

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  • TSB #15-227-18

    NHTSA ID #10144885

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns of the Navigation system?s functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which

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  • TSB #15-230-18

    NHTSA ID #10145068

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns involving Bluetooth (BT) functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which w

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  • TSB #15-228-18

    NHTSA ID #10144886

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank). Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as

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  • TSB #15-231-18

    NHTSA ID #10145069

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing specific and general audio/sound related concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide-Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will assist

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  • TSB #15-211-17R

    NHTSA ID #10143883

    • Date Announced: JULY 25 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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  • TSB #2019-Ascent-QMT

    NHTSA ID #10143723

    • Date Announced: JULY 24 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The all new 2019MY Subaru Ascent Quality Monitoring Team (QMT) is underway and in full force. As a reminder, the Team is interested in everything related to the Ascent. They are looking for specific and detailed information on EVERY conditi

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  • TSB #15-214-17R

    NHTSA ID #10141498

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2018
    • 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.

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  • TSB #15-214-17

    NHTSA ID #10130279

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 16 2018
    • 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.

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  • TSB #13-100-17

    NHTSA ID #10117550

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 10 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 to

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #15-226-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146468

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns regarding USB functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help wi

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  • TSB #15-231-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146473

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing specific and general audio/sound related concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide-Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will assist

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  • TSB #15-229-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146471

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing clock-related customer concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help with diagnosis a

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  • TSB #15-228-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146470

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank). Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as

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  • TSB #15-230-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146472

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns involving Bluetooth (BT) functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which w

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  • TSB #15-220-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146474

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing concerns of the Apple CarPlay and / or Android Auto feature not connecting or launching properly when a compatible device is connected to the head unit.

    More Information »

  • TSB #15-211-17R

    NHTSA ID #10145076

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 27 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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  • TSB #15-226-18

    NHTSA ID #10144884

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns regarding USB functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help wi

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  • TSB #15-228-18

    NHTSA ID #10144886

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank). Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as

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  • TSB #15-229-18

    NHTSA ID #10144887

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing clock-related customer concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help with diagnosis a

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

  • TSB #Harman-update-in

    NHTSA ID #10143724

    • Date Announced: JULY 02 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: In efforts to increase customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. is now allowing all retailers to perform a one-time update the head unit software for Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation Head Units.

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  • TSB #15-211-17R

    NHTSA ID #10145076

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 27 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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  • TSB #15-231-18

    NHTSA ID #10145069

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to use when diagnosing specific and general audio/sound related concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide-Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will assist

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  • TSB #15-214-17R

    NHTSA ID #10133525

    • Date Announced: MARCH 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #Harman-update-in

    NHTSA ID #10143724

    • Date Announced: JULY 02 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: In efforts to increase customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. is now allowing all retailers to perform a one-time update the head unit software for Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation Head Units.

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  • TSB #15-221-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146467

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides helpful information about operating conditions observed in the field for Technicians to use when diagnosing customer concerns which may arise while operating Harman Gen 3.0 and 3.1 Navigation and Display Audio systems

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  • TSB #15-227-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146469

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns of the Navigation system?s functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which

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  • TSB #15-211-17R

    NHTSA ID #10145076

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 27 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The following information addresses reprogramming file availability and a software update installation procedure to provide optimization to the new Harman Gen 3 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models as listed above. The pro

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  • TSB #15-227-18

    NHTSA ID #10144885

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns of the Navigation system?s functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which

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  • TSB #15-214-17R

    NHTSA ID #10133525

    • Date Announced: MARCH 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #2019-Ascent-QMT

    NHTSA ID #10143723

    • Date Announced: JULY 24 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The all new 2019MY Subaru Ascent Quality Monitoring Team (QMT) is underway and in full force. As a reminder, the Team is interested in everything related to the Ascent. They are looking for specific and detailed information on EVERY conditi

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  • TSB #15-216-18

    NHTSA ID #10130281

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 24 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 Am

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  • TSB #15-214-17

    NHTSA ID #10130279

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 16 2018
    • 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.

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  • TSB #17-17-13R

    NHTSA ID #10138778

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 15 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NOTE: The Airbag systems used on previous and current WRX, STI and Tribeca models are NOT equipped with EDR functionality. This Bulletin provides information regarding Event Data Recorder (EDR) functionality which has been incorporated i

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #15-230-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146472

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing customer concerns involving Bluetooth (BT) functionality. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which w

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  • TSB #15-228-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146470

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing a customer concern of the display screen being either frozen (unresponsive) or black (blank). Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as

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  • TSB #15-229-18R

    NHTSA ID #10146471

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin provides troubleshooting steps to follow when diagnosing clock-related customer concerns. Please start by completing the Harman Investigation Guide Questionnaire as it gathers important details which will help with diagnosis a

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  • TSB #12-231-18R

    NHTSA ID #10140485

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. The shutters of the vent grille are designed to open briefly and relieve cabin pressure when the doors are shut with

    More Information »

  • TSB #12-231-18R

    NHTSA ID #10140470

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin announces a design change to the air vent grille located in the lower portion of the trunk (or cargo) area. The shutters of the vent grille are designed to open briefly and relieve cabin pressure when the doors are shut with

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