The problem: Diagnostic trouble codes may display, referring to a fault in the continuously variable automatic transmission. This may be due to faulty O-ring seals inside the CVT.
Vehicles affected by service bulletin:
- 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid
- 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid
Corrective action: Dealers will disassemble the CVT and replace the faulty O-ring seals.
Warranty info: This service is being performed free of charge under Subaru's new-car or extended warranty, whichever applies.
What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle's identification number to determine if it's involved in this service bulletin. You can also call Subaru at 800-782-2783 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 16-94-15R.
Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find a local dealer.
Editor's note: This is only one of dozens of service bulletins issued each month by automakers. Please check your automaker's website to see if your vehicle has any service bulletins pending.
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