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Crash Test Data for 2018 Subaru

Subaru Vehicle Front Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover Resistance Rating
Driver Passenger Front Seat Rear Seat
2018 Crosstrek SW AWD
2018 Impreza 4DR AWDNot TestedNot Tested
2018 Impreza SW AWDNot TestedNot Tested
2018 Legacy 4DR AWD
2018 Outback SW AWD

 

Service Bulletins for 2018 Subaru

2018 SUBARU BRZ
Bulletin Number: 12-231-18
( 2017-2018MY Impreza - 5 Dr Only)
Bulletin Number: 15-214-17
This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.
Bulletin Number: 15-216-18
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
2018 SUBARU CROSSTREK
Bulletin Number: 07-122-17
MODELS WITH EYESIGHT ONLY. This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the EyeSight system. Customers may notice the lane departure warning feature re-activates the next time the ignition is turned on, even after c
Bulletin Number: 07-129-18
This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize operation of the Tire Pressure Monitor System?s (TPMS) real-time display function. Under certain high-altitude conditions, the tire pressure values displayed in the
Bulletin Number: 07-131-18
This bulletin provides a measurement and adjustment procedure for the stop lamp switch. An improperly adjusted (or faulty) stop lamp switch can cause any of the DTCs listed above to set and result in the related system?s (e. g. VDC and/or
Bulletin Number: 12-231-18
( 2017-2018MY Impreza - 5 Dr Only)
Bulletin Number: 15-214-17
This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.
Bulletin Number: 15-216-18
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
Bulletin Number: HARMON-TSG
The content of this ?Technical Support Guide? is based mostly on the respective region?s owner?s manual supplements for the Gen3.0 infotainment (HARMAN model Navigation/Audio) system.
Bulletin Number: hk-questionaire-
Post launch conditions may occur where certain combinations of inputs result in undesirable outputs. As such it is critical to gather all the details surrounding these events to allow SBR and Harman the ability to duplicate and then evalu
2018 SUBARU FORESTER
Bulletin Number: 12-227-17
This Service Information bulletin announces a design change made to the upper front grille. The two small retaining slide bolts /cap nuts previously used have been eliminated.
Bulletin Number: 12-231-18
( 2017-2018MY Impreza - 5 Dr Only)
Bulletin Number: 15-205-16R
This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio uni
Bulletin Number: 15-214-17
This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.
Bulletin Number: 15-215-18
Models with FujitsuTEN (F10) Gen 2.0 / 2.1 Navigation or Display Audio Head Units ONLY. This bulletin provides a repair procedure to address specific, confirmed customer concerns of: ? Audio output interruption every 2-3 seconds when lis
Bulletin Number: 15-216-18
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
Bulletin Number: 16-111-18
This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. The new logic will allow the soleno
Bulletin Number: F10-Gen2-NAV-15-
TECHNICAL SUPPORT GUIDE FOR NAVIGATION AND AUDIO F10 GEN2 SYSTEMS.
Bulletin Number: UPDATE - Removal
The corrected update files are now available for download from Subarunet. TSB 15-20516R has been revised with new file names where applicable and re-posted to STIS.
2018 SUBARU IMPREZA
Bulletin Number: 07-129-18
This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize operation of the Tire Pressure Monitor System?s (TPMS) real-time display function. Under certain high-altitude conditions, the tire pressure values displayed in the
Bulletin Number: 12-231-18
( 2017-2018MY Impreza - 5 Dr Only)
Bulletin Number: 15-214-17
This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.
Bulletin Number: 15-216-18
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
Bulletin Number: HARMON-TSG
The content of this ?Technical Support Guide? is based mostly on the respective region?s owner?s manual supplements for the Gen3.0 infotainment (HARMAN model Navigation/Audio) system.
Bulletin Number: hk-questionaire-
Post launch conditions may occur where certain combinations of inputs result in undesirable outputs. As such it is critical to gather all the details surrounding these events to allow SBR and Harman the ability to duplicate and then evalu
2018 SUBARU LEGACY
Bulletin Number: 07-124-17
This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) and address the following customer concerns: ? If a customer exits the vehicle with the ignition OFF, all the doors closed and leaves the
Bulletin Number: 07-131-18
This bulletin provides a measurement and adjustment procedure for the stop lamp switch. An improperly adjusted (or faulty) stop lamp switch can cause any of the DTCs listed above to set and result in the related system?s (e. g. VDC and/or
Bulletin Number: 11-177-18
This bulletin announces availability of ECM reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These files will address isolated customer concerns of an engine RPM drop when the A/C system switches off during engine warm-up after a cold start.
Bulletin Number: 12-164-14
FILM RESIDUE REMOVAL FROM UNDERSIDE OF FRONT SEAT CUSHION COVERS
Bulletin Number: 16-111-18
This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. The new logic will allow the soleno
Bulletin Number: HARMON-TSG
The content of this ?Technical Support Guide? is based mostly on the respective region?s owner?s manual supplements for the Gen3.0 infotainment (HARMAN model Navigation/Audio) system.
Bulletin Number: hk-questionaire-
Post launch conditions may occur where certain combinations of inputs result in undesirable outputs. As such it is critical to gather all the details surrounding these events to allow SBR and Harman the ability to duplicate and then evalu
2018 SUBARU OUTBACK
Bulletin Number: 07-124-17
This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Body Integrated Unit (BIU) and address the following customer concerns: ? If a customer exits the vehicle with the ignition OFF, all the doors closed and leaves the
Bulletin Number: 07-131-18
This bulletin provides a measurement and adjustment procedure for the stop lamp switch. An improperly adjusted (or faulty) stop lamp switch can cause any of the DTCs listed above to set and result in the related system?s (e. g. VDC and/or
Bulletin Number: 11-177-18
This bulletin announces availability of ECM reprogramming files to optimize the ECM. These files will address isolated customer concerns of an engine RPM drop when the A/C system switches off during engine warm-up after a cold start.
Bulletin Number: 12-164-14
FILM RESIDUE REMOVAL FROM UNDERSIDE OF FRONT SEAT CUSHION COVERS
Bulletin Number: 15-214-17
This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.
Bulletin Number: 15-216-18
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
Bulletin Number: 16-111-18
This bulletin announces reprogramming file availability to optimize the Transmission Control Module (TCM) used with the TR580 CVT. Contamination in a fluid pressure solenoid valve can cause a DTC P0841. The new logic will allow the soleno
Bulletin Number: HARMON-TSG
The content of this ?Technical Support Guide? is based mostly on the respective region?s owner?s manual supplements for the Gen3.0 infotainment (HARMAN model Navigation/Audio) system.
Bulletin Number: hk-questionaire-
Post launch conditions may occur where certain combinations of inputs result in undesirable outputs. As such it is critical to gather all the details surrounding these events to allow SBR and Harman the ability to duplicate and then evalu
2018 SUBARU WRX
Bulletin Number: 11-178-18
6MT MODELS ONLY. This bulletin announces availability of ECM reprogramming files to optimize the ECM with improved diagnostic logic for DTC P0852 (Park/Neutral Switch Input Circuit High) detection. If the shifter is moved too fast, the g
Bulletin Number: 12-231-18
( 2017-2018MY Impreza - 5 Dr Only)
Bulletin Number: 15-205-16R
This bulletin announces new reprogramming file availability and the software installation procedure to address additional operational concerns received from the field and listed below involving ?Gen 2? F10 Navigation and Display Audio uni
Bulletin Number: 15-214-17
This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.
Bulletin Number: 15-215-18
Models with FujitsuTEN (F10) Gen 2.0 / 2.1 Navigation or Display Audio Head Units ONLY. This bulletin provides a repair procedure to address specific, confirmed customer concerns of: ? Audio output interruption every 2-3 seconds when lis
Bulletin Number: 15-216-18
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
Bulletin Number: F10-Gen2-NAV-15-
TECHNICAL SUPPORT GUIDE FOR NAVIGATION AND AUDIO F10 GEN2 SYSTEMS.
Bulletin Number: UPDATE - Removal
The corrected update files are now available for download from Subarunet. TSB 15-20516R has been revised with new file names where applicable and re-posted to STIS.
2018 SUBARU WRX STI
Bulletin Number: 15-214-17
This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.
Bulletin Number: 15-215-18
Models with FujitsuTEN (F10) Gen 2.0 / 2.1 Navigation or Display Audio Head Units ONLY. This bulletin provides a repair procedure to address specific, confirmed customer concerns of: ? Audio output interruption every 2-3 seconds when lis
Bulletin Number: 15-216-18
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
Bulletin Number: F10-Gen2-NAV-15-
TECHNICAL SUPPORT GUIDE FOR NAVIGATION AND AUDIO F10 GEN2 SYSTEMS.

 

Recalls for 2018 Subaru

2018 SUBARU CROSSTREK
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES
Manufacturer:Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:05/16/2017 - 09/07/2017
Potential Units Affected:2367

Defect Description:

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2018 Crosstrek vehicles. These vehicles may be equipped with an incorrect floor mat retention bracket, allowing the floor mat to move out of position and interfere with the accelerator or brake pedal operation.

Consequence:

If the floor mat moves out of position and interferes with the accelerator or brake pedal operation, it can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Subaru has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the floor mat retention bracket and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 14, 2017. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WTR-77.
2018 SUBARU CROSSTREK
NHTSA Campaign ID:VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Manufacturer:Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:05/16/2017 - 09/07/2017
Potential Units Affected:2367

Defect Description:

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2018 Crosstrek vehicles. These vehicles may be equipped with an incorrect floor mat retention bracket, allowing the floor mat to move out of position and interfere with the accelerator or brake pedal operation.

Consequence:

If the floor mat moves out of position and interferes with the accelerator or brake pedal operation, it can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Subaru has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the floor mat retention bracket and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 14, 2017. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WTR-77.