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2008 Subaru Impreza
2.5L 4-cyl Engine Code EJ253 Engine Code EJ253
170 bhp. @ 6000 rpm / Torque: 170 ft. lbs. @ 4400 rpm
16 Valves Single Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
2.5L - Flat 4-cyl (2457 cc) (Gasoline)

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2008 Subaru Impreza with engine code EJ253) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SM
    Above -4 F  »  10W-30, 10W-40, 10W-50
    All TEMPS  »  5W-30 [1]
  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, TY758 (5-SPD)  »  GL-5

    Above -22 F  »  85W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Manual Transmission, TY758 (5-SPD)  »  GL-5

    Above 32 F  »  90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Manual Transmission, TY758 (5-SPD)  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)

    Manual Transmission, TY758 (5-SPD)  »  GL-5

    Below 90 F  »  80W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Front Differential

    Differential, Front  »  GL-5

    Above -22 F  »  85W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Front  »  GL-5

    Above 32 F  »  90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Differential, Front  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)

    Differential, Front  »  GL-5

    Below 86 F  »  80W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  5. Rear Differential

    Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)

    Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    Above -22 F  »  85W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    Below 86 F  »  80W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    Above 32 F  »  90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)
  6. Power Steering Fluid

  7. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  8. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  9. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] SAE 5W-30 is preferred.
    [2] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3
    [3] DEXRON-III Automatic Transmission Fluid

  10. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.4 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, ATXL Initial Fill  »  7.1 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, MTXL Initial Fill  »  7.2 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, TZ1B8 Initial Fill  »  Not Specified [2]
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed TZ1B8  »  10 quarts
    Manual Transmission, TY758 (5-SPD)  »  7.4 pints
    Differential, Front  »  2.5 pints [3]
    Differential, Rear  »  1.7 pints
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
    [2] Measure quantity drained and refill with same amount
    [3] Front final drive is for automatic transmission only.
  11. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  12. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  33 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 5-SPD Copper
    Drain Plug 50.6 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 5-SPD Aluminum
    Drain Plug 32.5 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K12) [1] [2] [3]
    Oil Filter WIX 57712 Oil Filter [4]
    Air Filter WIX 46914 Air Filter  
    Transmission Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K12) [5]
    Transmission Filter WIX 51365 Oil Filter [6]

    Filter Comments
    [1] Sport (SubModel)
    [2] Outback Sport (SubModel)
    [3] 2.5i (SubModel)
    [4] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
    [5] Spin-On Filter
    [6] Spin-On Filter
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOBDominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    ASTGasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    APIP.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ASL5W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASL)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLF5W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLF)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEF5W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEF)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
AGLSEVERE GEAR 80W-90 (AGL)

A multi-functional lubricant designed to surpass the requirements of equipment and automotive applications calling for an SAE 80W-90 viscosity grade. Formulated with wax-free synthetic base oils and high-quality additives, AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® res...
SVG75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
SVT75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are engineered for high-demand applications, including trailer towing, heavy hauling, 4X4 off-road driving, commercial use and racing. Protects gears and bearings from scoring and wea...
ATFSignature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTFOE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
BFLVDOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPCPassenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANTAntifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
wix oil filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
8
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
8
Labor Units:
0.21
Parts Units:
5.3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
8
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Components in a basic brake system are the master cylinder, calipers and/or wheel cylinders, linings or pads or shoes, rotors and/or drums.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
CV joints
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.06
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Constant velocity joints, which are located on either end of the drive axles and transmit engine power while enabling full steering and suspension movement. Black accordion boots cover and protect these joints and hold lubricant.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering & suspension
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's steering is the collection of components that enable the operator to direct a vehicle in a desired direction. Suspension is the assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect boots & seals
Item:
Drive axles
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a front-wheel drive vehicle or a rear-wheel drive vehicle with independent rear suspension, the short axles that connect the driven wheels with the driving force. Drive axles typically have CV (constant velocity)-joints on their ends.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Clutch
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A pedal-operated device that disconnects the engine from the manual transmission to allow a vehicle to change gears, and then allows the engine and transmission to resume contact and turn together at a new speed.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of rubber hoses through which coolant flows from the radiator through the engine and cooling system.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Differential, rear
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
AWD
Description: A set of gears that transfers the power of the rotating driveshaft to drive wheels in front and rear-wheel-drive vehicles. The differential also allows each of the opposing wheels to turn at a different speed when cornering.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel lines & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing that carries fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Check level
Item:
Manual transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling a manual transmission.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.4
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
1.4
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
Wheel bearings
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblies that permit smooth rotation between the wheel hub and spindle.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Valve clearance
Interval in Month(s):
105
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The maximum amount of space between a rocker arm or cam and the part it contacts to actuate a valve.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
105
Labor Units:
1.5
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
105
Labor Units:
3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2007-05-01
Bulletin Number:
05
NHTSA Item Number:
10022159

Component Description: Tires:pressure monitoring and regulating systems.

Service Bulletin Summary: Tire pressure monitoring system changes. ( nhtsa item number - 10022159 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-09-01
Bulletin Number:
07
NHTSA Item Number:
10023167

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights:switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Headlight switch operation. ( nhtsa item number - 10023167 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-01-01
Bulletin Number:
15
NHTSA Item Number:
10024073

Component Description: Exterior lighting:brake lights:switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: 2008 impreza stop light switch c0074 and c0054--uses a new style. ( nhtsa item number - 10024073 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-08-01
Bulletin Number:
WVE-15
NHTSA Item Number:
10027464

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru vehicle: engine control module reprogramming. Under certain harsh driving patterns, specifically when repeatedly or continuously operating the engine above the red line (rpm above 6,700), abnormal combustion could occur resulting in ( nhtsa item number - 10027464 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-12-108-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10028526

Component Description: (A) Structure:body., (B) Structure:frame and members.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: vehicle has a water leak in the front driver/passenger side of the vehicle, it may be coming from the body seam located behind the front inner fender well. To correct the condition, the body seam will need to be sealed. ( nhtsa item number - 10028526 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-05-46-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10034012

Component Description: Fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: evaporator drain house freezing. It may be difficult to fill the fuel tank after driving the vehicle through deep snow, there is the possibility that ice has formed in the evaporator drain hose. ( nhtsa item number - 10034012 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-0708
NHTSA Item Number:
10038287

Component Description: Exterior lighting:turn signal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: turn signals may blink too fast due to tension in the bulb socket wiring. 2008-2011 imprezza. ( nhtsa item number - 10038287 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-05-50-10R
NHTSA Item Number:
10037968

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ready ( nhtsa item number - 10037968 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SPB-WVU-31
NHTSA Item Number:
10038970

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. Ecm reprogramming procedure. 2006-2010 legacy/outback/forester/impreza. ( nhtsa item number - 10038970 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-04-01
Bulletin Number:
06-44-12R
NHTSA Item Number:
10067097

Component Description: Brakes (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067097 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-001487
NHTSA Item Number:
10047539

Component Description: Air bags: alleged counterfeit air bag.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: information being provided regarding counterfeit air bags, being used as replacement parts and installed in certain vehicles. Models 2008-2011 legacy, outback, impreza, forester. ( nhtsa item number - 10047539 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
18-163-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10065062

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065062 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
12-141-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10065067

Component Description: Structure:body:bumpers.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065067 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
07-71-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10065082

Component Description: Structure:body:tailgate:hinge and attachments.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065082 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
18-166-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10065111

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065111 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
03-70-12R
NHTSA Item Number:
10079980

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides production change, repair p ( nhtsa item number - 10079980 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
18-166-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10080200

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide a descr ( nhtsa item number - 10080200 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-02-01
Bulletin Number:
12-144-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10067839

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides an inspection and repair pr ( nhtsa item number - 10067839 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-02-01
Bulletin Number:
12-146-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10067873

Component Description: Suspension:rear:springs:leaf spring assembly:hanger/bracket.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067873 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-02-01
Bulletin Number:
12-146-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10083712

Component Description: Latches/locks/linkages:trunk lid:lock.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides information regarding a cha ( nhtsa item number - 10083712 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-09-01
Bulletin Number:
15-167-13R
NHTSA Item Number:
10067033

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067033 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-02-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-2-20-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10055441

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10055441 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-02-01
Bulletin Number:
03-72-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10067858

Component Description: Digital instrument panel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Hill start assist (hsa) warning light, dtc c0076 - ( nhtsa item number - 10067858 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-04-01
Bulletin Number:
02-155-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10084453

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:hose.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin announces availability of a revised ( nhtsa item number - 10084453 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-04-01
Bulletin Number:
06-46-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10084463

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:switches:brake light.

Service Bulletin Summary: Revised brake light switch adjustment procedure fo ( nhtsa item number - 10084463 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-06-01
Bulletin Number:
WQK-47
NHTSA Item Number:
10084243

Component Description: Brakes (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: New subaru recall campaign: brake line corrosion w ( nhtsa item number - 10084243 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-16-92-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10056871

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist:power steering fluid.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: replacing coolant piping located adjacent to radiator that's corroded and damaged due to road salt and/or salt water accumulation and new replacement is double thick teflon coating. Model 2009-13 forester at, 20089-11 impreza at. ( nhtsa item number - 10056871 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-09-01
Bulletin Number:
16-92-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10068350

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:cooling unit and lines.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10068350 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-02-155-14-R
NHTSA Item Number:
10056877

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: information regarding replacement revision of air intake duct for turbocharger where insulator portion of duct separates from duct and leaks boost pressure, loss of power and increased sound levels occurs. Model 2005-12 legacy, ou ( nhtsa item number - 10056877 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-01-01
Bulletin Number:
WQQ-52RA
NHTSA Item Number:
10080783

Component Description: Brakes (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: This announcement is to advise of recall wqq-52 be ( nhtsa item number - 10080783 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-01-01
Bulletin Number:
WQQ-52
NHTSA Item Number:
10080880

Component Description: Brakes (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: This recall is being issued as a result of incompl ( nhtsa item number - 10080880 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-06-48-15
NHTSA Item Number:
10059219

Component Description: (A) Equipment:electrical., (B) Exterior lighting:brake lights:switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: on some vehicles, to reduce possibility of improper illumination, a change in design for stop light switch for abs and/or vdc warning lamp. Models 2012-14 impreza, xv crosstrek (except hybrid), 2008-14 wrx, sti, 2014 forester. ( nhtsa item number - 10059219 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
FORESTER, IMPREZA, LEGACY
Year(s):
2007, 2008, 2009
Manufacturer:
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
08V460000
Recall Date:
September 11th, 2008
Units Affected:
16,715

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Summary: Subaru is recalling 16,715 my 2007-2008 legacy sedans and wagons, my 2008 impreza sedans and wagons, and my 2009 forester vehicles. Some vehicles may have the cylinder head-side oil supply pipe and turbocharger-side pipe improperly assembled. .

Conequence: Vibration would occur while driving and, over time, could eventually result in cracking the pipe which would allow oil to leak. If leaking oil contacts components operating at high temperatures, an engine compartment fire could occur. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect for cracking or an oil leak at the oil supply pipe at the cylinder head-side. An additional bracket will be installed to increase rigidity of the pipe and the pipe assembly will be replaced with a modified part. The recall began on october 20, 2008. Owners may contact subaru at 1-800-782-2783. .

Notes: Subaru recall no. Wvf-16. Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www. Safercar. Gov. .

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2
Make(s):
MAZDA, SUBARU
Model(s):
CX-7, CX-9, FORESTER, IMPREZA, IMPREZA STI, IMPREZA WRX, MAZDA3, MAZDA5, MAZDA6, OUTBACK SPORT
Year(s):
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Manufacturer:
THULE, INC.
NHTSA ID:
09E011000
Recall Date:
April 2nd, 2009
Units Affected:
2,323

Affected Component: Equipment.

Summary: Thule, inc. Is recalling 2,323 owner-installed roof-mounted fit kits, models 3068 and 3069, manufactured between january 1, 2008 and february 28, 2009 that are used with thule podium foot packs, models 460 and 460r. These fit kits were sold as aftermarket equipment for use on the vehicles listed above. The bolt(s) used to secure the foot to the vehicle was manufactured to a hardness that may cause the bolt(s) to be brittle and potentially break under stress. .

Conequence: This may result in the bolt(s) snapping off during use or without a load. The unsecured rack and load can then come loose while driving creating a potential road hazard, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Thule will mail a retro fit kit along with repair instructions to owners free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or before april 13, 2009. Owners may contact thule toll-free at 1-800-238-2388. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to thule aftermarket roof mounted load carriers and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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3
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
FORESTER, IMPREZA, LEGACY, OUTBACK, WRX, WRX STI
Year(s):
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
14V311000
Recall Date:
June 10th, 2014
Units Affected:
461,338

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings.

Summary: Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 outback and legacy, 2008-2011 impreza and 2008-2014 impreza wrx/sti, and 2009-2013 forester vehicles, currently, or formerly, registered in connecticut, delaware, illinois, indiana, iowa, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, vermont, west virginia, wisconsin and the district of columbia. Salt water could splash on the brake lines through a gap in the fuel tank protector, resulting in excessive corrosion of the brake lines. Note that affected vehicles not currently, or formerly registered, in the salt belt states identified above are eligible for repair, at no cost to the customer, upon request. .

Conequence: Brake line corrosion may result in brake fluid leakage. Fluid leakage may result in longer distances being required to slow or stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will test the brake system by depressing the brake pedal and inspecting for brake fluid leaks. If no brake fluid seepage is observed, the affected areas will be rustproofed with anti-corrosion wax. If brake fluid seepage is observed, the brake lines will be replaced followed by rustproofing with anti-corrosion wax. These services will be performed free of charge. The recall began july 2014 and second notifications will run through november 2014. Owners may contact subaru at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's recall campaign number is wqk-47. Note: this recall supersedes recall 13v-110 which applied to certain 2005-2009 legacy/outback vehicles. Vehicles that were remedied under the previous campaign still need additional areas rust-proofed. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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4
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
FORESTER, IMPREZA, WRX, WRX STI
Year(s):
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
14V830000
Recall Date:
December 31st, 2014
Units Affected:
200,064

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic.

Summary: Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 impreza, 2008-2014 wrx and sti, and 2009-2013 forester vehicles, currently, or formerly, registered in connecticut, delaware, illinois, indiana, iowa, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, vermont, west virginia, wisconsin and the district of columbia that were remedied under recall 14v-311 prior to december 23, 2014. The brake lines may experience brake line corrosion due to salt water splashing on the brake lines through a gap in the fuel tank protector. .

Conequence: Brake fluid may leak due to the brake line corrosion and may result in longer distances being required to slow or stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will apply an anti-corrosion wax to the four-way joint connector area of the brake line system, free of charge. The recall began on january 27, 2015. Owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is wqq-52. Notes: this recall is specific to affected forester, impreza, wrx, and sti customers who had their car remedied under nhtsa recall no. 14v-311 prior to december 23, 2014. Subaru has determined that this remedy was inadequate due to incomplete repair instructions provided to dealers. Affected forester, impreza, wrx, and sti vehicles that were not repaired under nhtsa recall no. 14v-311 prior to december 23, 2014 will continue to be processed under nhtsa recall no. 14v-311. Affected vehicles not currently, or formerly, registered in the salt belt states identified in this recall are eligible for repair, at no cost to the customer, upon request. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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5
Make(s):
SAAB, SUBARU
Model(s):
9-2X, BAJA, FORESTER, IMPREZA, LEGACY, OUTBACK, TRIBECA
Year(s):
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
16V358000
Recall Date:
May 25th, 2016
Units Affected:
302,127

Affected Component: Air bags:passenger side frontal.

Summary: Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 legacy, outback, 2009-2011 legacy, outback, forester, 2006-2011 impreza, tribeca, 2003-2006 baja, and 2006 saab 9-2x vehicles originally sold or that have ever been registered in alabama, california, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, the northern mariana islands (saipan), and the u. S. Virgin islands, or "zone a. "these vehicles may be equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. .

Conequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify their owners. General motors will notify saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began august 26, 2016. Owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-856-488-8500. Saab owners may contact gm at 1-800-955-9007. Subaru's number for this recall is tka-16. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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6
Make(s):
SAAB, SUBARU
Model(s):
9-2X, BAJA, IMPREZA, LEGACY, OUTBACK, TRIBECA
Year(s):
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
16V359000
Recall Date:
May 25th, 2016
Units Affected:
146,010

Affected Component: Air bags:passenger side frontal.

Summary: Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 legacy, outback, 2006-2008 impreza, tribeca, 2006 saab 9-2x, and 2003-2006 baja vehicles originally sold or that have ever been registered in arizona, arkansas, delaware, district of columbia, illinois, indiana, kansas, kentucky, maryland, missouri, nebraska, nevada, new jersey, new mexico, north carolina, ohio, oklahoma, pennsylvania, tennessee, virginia, and west virginia, or "zone b. "these vehicles may be equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. .

Conequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify their owners. General motors will notify saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began august 24, 2016. Owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-856-488-8500. Subaru's number for this recall is tkb-16. Note: this notice is only for vehicles that were not covered by 16v-358 for zone a. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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7
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
FORESTER, IMPREZA, LEGACY, OUTBACK
Year(s):
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
16V738000
Recall Date:
October 13th, 2016
Units Affected:
100,127

Affected Component: Electrical system.

Summary: Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 model year legacy and outback vehicles, 2008-2014 impreza vehicles and 2009-2013 forester vehicles, all equipped with turbo-charged engines. The relay that controls the secondary air injection pump may fail, causing the pump to continuously operate and overheat. .

Conequence: If the air injection pump overheats, it may melt and increase the risk of a fire. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the secondary air injection pump relay, free of charge. The recall began december 2016. Owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is wtm-73. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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8
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
BAJA, FORESTER, IMPREZA, LEGACY, OUTBACK, TRIBECA, WRX
Year(s):
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
17V014000
Recall Date:
January 10th, 2017
Units Affected:
53,480

Affected Component: Air bags:passenger side frontal.

Summary: Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 subaru baja, 2006-2011 impreza (including wrx and sti models), 2006-2012 tribeca, 2009-2012 forester, legacy, outback, and 2012 wrx vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of alabama, california, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, the northern mariana islands (saipan), and the u. S. Virgin islands. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. .

Conequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began march 6, 2017. Owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is tka-17. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
9
Make(s):
SAAB, SUBARU
Model(s):
9-2X, BAJA, IMPREZA, TRIBECA
Year(s):
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
17V016000
Recall Date:
January 10th, 2017
Units Affected:
62,764

Affected Component: Air bags:passenger side frontal.

Summary: Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 baja, 2006-2008 impreza (including wrx and sti models), tribeca, and 2006 saab 9-2x vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of alaska, colorado, connecticut, idaho, iowa, maine, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, montana, new hampshire, new york, north dakota, oregon, rhode island, south dakota, utah, vermont, washington, wisconsin, and wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. .

Conequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify their owners. General motors will notify saab owners. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began march 8, 2017. Subaru owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Saab owners may contact the saab customer assistance center at 1-800-955-9007. Subaru's number for this recall is tkc-17. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
10
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
BAJA, FORESTER, IMPREZA, LEGACY, OUTBACK, TRIBECA
Year(s):
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
17V026000
Recall Date:
January 11th, 2017
Units Affected:
69,529

Affected Component: Air bags:passenger side frontal.

Summary: Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 baja, 2009 forester, legacy and outback and 2006-2009 impreza (including wrx and sti models) and tribeca vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of arizona, arkansas, delaware, district of columbia, illinois, indiana, kansas, kentucky, maryland, missouri, nebraska, nevada, new jersey, new mexico, north carolina, ohio, oklahoma, pennsylvania, tennessee, virginia, and west virginia. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. .

Conequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger front air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began march 6, 2017. Owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is tkb-17. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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