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Harsh Subaru downshift

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Harsh Subaru downshift

This TSB applies to 2010-2011 and early production 2012 Subaru Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with the 3.6L engine and 5-speed automatic transmission.

TCM reprogramming files are now available to rectify a harsh downshift on 3-2 downshifts while slowing to 12-14 mph and then accelerating.

COUNTERMEASURE IN PRODUCTION

MODEL                 VIN                          PRODUCTION DATE

Legacy…………C2008348…………….10-12-2011

Outback………..C2217396……………..10-17-2011

PACK FILE APPLICABILITY

PACK                              P/N AFTER                      OLD P/N               MODEL

FILE NAME               REPROGRAMMING

30919AA073.pak ……….30919AA073…………30919AA072…… Legacy 3.6L 5AT

30919AA083.pak ……….30919AA083…………30919AA082……Outback 3.6L 5AT

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