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  Technical Service Bulletins of the 2012 Subaru Impreza



There have been 57 technical service bulletins issued for the 2012 Subaru Impreza.

1 2012 Subaru Impreza engine (pws) TSB (Bulletin PEOCCAS)
Bulletin Date: Feb. 1, 2016
Component: Engine (pws).
Bulletin 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
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2011 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Forester, 2013 Subaru Forester, 2014 Subaru Forester, 2015 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2014 Subaru Impreza, 2015 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Legacy, 2014 Subaru Legacy, 2013 Subaru Outback, 2014 Subaru Outback, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2014 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2015 Subaru Xv Crosstrek.
2 2012 Subaru Impreza engine (pws) TSB (Bulletin 02-157-14R)
Bulletin Date: Jan. 15, 2016
Component: Engine (pws).
Bulletin 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-
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2012 Subaru Forester, 2013 Subaru Forester, 2014 Subaru Forester, 2015 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2014 Subaru Impreza, 2015 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Legacy, 2014 Subaru Legacy, 2013 Subaru Outback, 2014 Subaru Outback, 2012 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2014 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2015 Subaru Xv Crosstrek.
3 2012 Subaru Impreza brake lights switch TSB (Bulletin SB-06-48-15)
Bulletin Date: May. 15, 2015
Component: Brake lights switch.
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.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2014 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2014 Subaru Impreza, 2008 Subaru WRX, 2009 Subaru WRX, 2010 Subaru WRX, 2011 Subaru WRX, 2012 Subaru WRX, 2013 Subaru WRX, 2014 Subaru WRX, 2008 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2009 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2010 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2011 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2012 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2013 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2014 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2014 Subaru Xv Crosstrek.
4 2012 Subaru Impreza electrical equipment TSB (Bulletin SB-06-48-15)
Bulletin Date: May. 15, 2015
Component: Electrical equipment.
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.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2014 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2014 Subaru Impreza, 2008 Subaru WRX, 2009 Subaru WRX, 2010 Subaru WRX, 2011 Subaru WRX, 2012 Subaru WRX, 2013 Subaru WRX, 2014 Subaru WRX, 2008 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2009 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2010 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2011 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2012 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2013 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2014 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2014 Subaru Xv Crosstrek.
5 2012 Subaru Impreza steering electric power assist system TSB (Bulletin SB-04-13-14R)
Bulletin Date: May. 5, 2015
Component: Steering electric power assist system.
Bulletin Summary: Subaru: an issue of increase steering effort, electric power steering (eps) warning light comes on with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) c2532 and to address code a new eps control unit that is available. Model 2014 forester, 2012-14 imprez
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2014 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2014 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2014 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2014 Subaru Xv Crosstrek Hybrid.
6 2012 Subaru Impreza software TSB (Bulletin 02-132-12R)
Bulletin Date: Feb. 19, 2015
Component: Software.
Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis and determination of necessary part replacement in the event any of the avcs slow response or avcs system failure dtcs listed above are found to be stored in the ecm memory. A possible CA
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2013 Subaru BRZ, 2012 Subaru Crosstrek, 2013 Subaru Crosstrek, 2011 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Forester, 2013 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Legacy, 2013 Subaru Outback.
7 2012 Subaru Impreza engine (pws) TSB (Bulletin 02-157-14R)
Bulletin Date: Feb. 17, 2015
Component: Engine (pws).
Bulletin 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
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2012 Subaru Crosstrek, 2013 Subaru Crosstrek, 2011 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Forester, 2013 Subaru Forester, 2014 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Legacy, 2014 Subaru Legacy, 2013 Subaru Outback, 2014 Subaru Outback.
8 2012 Subaru Impreza equipment TSB (Bulletin 02-130-12R)
Bulletin Date: Feb. 10, 2015
Component: Equipment.
Bulletin Summary: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide procedures for the diagnosis and repair of oil seepage which may be coming from the front camshaft cap, upper oil pan and /or the timing chain cover.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza.
 
9 2012 Subaru Impreza engine (pws) TSB (Bulletin 02-146-13R)
Bulletin Date: Feb. 5, 2015
Component: Engine (pws).
Bulletin Summary: This bulletin announces the availability of revised valve train components developed to reduce a tapping sound which may be heard coming from the left-hand (b2) side of the engine when the engine is warm.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2012 Subaru Crosstrek, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza.
10 2012 Subaru Impreza navigational system(global positioning system) TSB (Bulletin NAVI- SYSTEM-1)
Bulletin Date: Feb. 3, 2015
Component: Navigational system(global positioning system).
Bulletin Summary: Gen I sd card navigation system trouble shooting guide
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2013 Subaru BRZ, 2014 Subaru BRZ, 2015 Subaru BRZ, 2013 Subaru Forester, 2014 Subaru Forester, 2015 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2014 Subaru Impreza, 2015 Subaru Impreza, 2012 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2013 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2014 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2014 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2015 Subaru Xv Crosstrek.
11 2012 Subaru Impreza owners/service manual TSB (Bulletin NAVI- SYSTEM-1)
Bulletin Date: Feb. 3, 2015
Component: Owners/service manual.
Bulletin Summary: Gen I sd card navigation system trouble shooting guide
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2013 Subaru BRZ, 2014 Subaru BRZ, 2015 Subaru BRZ, 2013 Subaru Forester, 2014 Subaru Forester, 2015 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2014 Subaru Impreza, 2015 Subaru Impreza, 2012 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2013 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2014 Subaru Wrx Sti, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2014 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2015 Subaru Xv Crosstrek.
12 2012 Subaru Impreza recreational vehicle lpg tank valve/gauge TSB (Bulletin 02-132-12R)
Bulletin Date: Jan. 19, 2015
Component: Recreational vehicle lpg tank valve/gauge.
Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides a procedure for diagnosis and determination of necessary part replacement in the event any of the avcs slow response or avcs system failure dtcs listed above are found to be stored in the ecm memory.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2013 Subaru BRZ, 2011 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Forester, 2013 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Legacy, 2013 Subaru Outback, 2012 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek.
13 2012 Subaru Impreza engine TSB (Bulletin 02-157-14R)
Bulletin Date: Jan. 7, 2015
Component: Engine.
Bulletin 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-
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2011 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Forester, 2013 Subaru Forester, 2014 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2014 Subaru Legacy, 2013 Subaru Outback, 2014 Subaru Outback, 2012 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek.
14 2012 Subaru Impreza equipment TSB (Bulletin SB-02-155-14-R)
Bulletin Date: Oct. 10, 2014
Component: Equipment.
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
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2009 Subaru Forester, 2010 Subaru Forester, 2011 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Forester, 2013 Subaru Forester, 2008 Subaru Impreza, 2009 Subaru Impreza, 2010 Subaru Impreza, 2011 Subaru Impreza, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2014 Subaru Impreza, 2005 Subaru Legacy, 2006 Subaru Legacy, 2007 Subaru Legacy, 2008 Subaru Legacy, 2009 Subaru Legacy, 2010 Subaru Legacy, 2011 Subaru Legacy, 2012 Subaru Legacy, 2005 Subaru Outback, 2006 Subaru Outback, 2007 Subaru Outback, 2008 Subaru Outback, 2009 Subaru Outback, 2010 Subaru Outback, 2011 Subaru Outback, 2012 Subaru Outback.
15 2012 Subaru Impreza electrical system TSB (Bulletin 02-132-12R)
Bulletin Date: Jun. 16, 2014
Component: Electrical system.
Bulletin Summary: Diagnosis and repair for avcs-related dtcs p000a, p000b, p000c, p000d, p0011, p0014, p0021 and p0024
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2013 Subaru BRZ, 2012 Subaru Forester, 2013 Subaru Forester, 2014 Subaru Forester, 2015 Subaru Forester, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2014 Subaru Impreza, 2015 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Legacy, 2013 Subaru Outback, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek.
16 2012 Subaru Impreza brake switches brake light TSB (Bulletin 06-46-14)
Bulletin Date: Apr. 22, 2014
Component: Brake switches brake light.
Bulletin Summary: Revised brake light switch adjustment procedure for dtcs c1531 and c0054
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2014 Subaru Forester, 2015 Subaru Forester, 2008 Subaru Impreza, 2009 Subaru Impreza, 2010 Subaru Impreza, 2011 Subaru Impreza, 2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2014 Subaru Impreza, 2015 Subaru Impreza, 2008 Subaru WRX, 2009 Subaru WRX, 2010 Subaru WRX, 2011 Subaru WRX, 2012 Subaru WRX, 2013 Subaru WRX, 2014 Subaru WRX, 2015 Subaru WRX, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2014 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2015 Subaru Xv Crosstrek.
17 2012 Subaru Impreza windshield TSB (Bulletin 12-155-13R)
Bulletin Date: Feb. 28, 2014
Component: Windshield.
Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides a procedure to eliminate a reed-type whistling or screeching sound which has been isolated to originating from the front windshield upper molding / weatherstrip.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek.
18 2012 Subaru Impreza windshield TSB (Bulletin 12-155-13R)
Bulletin Date: Feb. 28, 2014
Component: Windshield.
Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek.
19 2012 Subaru Impreza equipment TSB (Bulletin 12-165-14)
Bulletin Date: Feb. 27, 2014
Component: Equipment.
Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date.
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza.
20 2012 Subaru Impreza seats TSB (Bulletin 12-165-14)
Bulletin Date: Feb. 27, 2014
Component: Seats.
Bulletin Summary: Premature wear of front seat fabric - this bulletin announces the availability of revised front seat upholstery for both the seat cushion and backrest made with a revised fabric material which will provide increased durability and prevent p
Vehicles covered in this TSB:
2012 Subaru Impreza, 2013 Subaru Impreza, 2012 Subaru Xv Crosstrek, 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek.


Also see Common problems of Subaru Impreza.