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Old 10-13-2019, 03:37 PM   #29
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oh $hit... they are starting to enforce it now... time to sell the car...
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Any update on this situation? I'm in a similar boat with a forged engine and head work. I'd rather they not touch my engine but it doesn't seem like they would accept the fact that the original valve springs aren't even in there anymore. At this point I'm considering buying a cheap, likely high mileage fa20 to swap in solely for the recall work to be checked off, then swapping my forged/turbo setup back in afterwards.


I could have sworn there was a post here a while back with a member claiming that he had a 2015+ FA20 swapped in, and the dealer waived the recall. I'll have to try to search for it.
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Recall was done. So far I've done 3k miles and also a track day. Seems like it's doing ok.

What specific information are you looking for on an update?
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Information above ^.

Recall was done. So far I've done 3k miles and also a track day. Seems like it's doing ok.

What specific information are you looking for on an update?


My mistake, I meant to reply to speedls92 since he hasn't gotten the recall done. I'll PM him.
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Old 10-18-2019, 10:48 PM   #32
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Hi - Im going to wait until the renewal notice comes in and I will go to the DMV with the "statement of facts" and see if they will take it, the link to the form is below, likely section G needs to be filled/explained.


https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/wcm/co...=AJPERES&CVID=




I also was thinking that I could by-pass the DMV and try a 3rd party registration service and see how that goes.



My renewal notice will likely be here in the next month and ill keep you all posted.
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Same scenario here... 2016 motor in my 2013. You will need to do the following to clear the DMV recall block. Make sure you have a receipt of engine replacement, or go to a dealer who can confirm the motor is not 2013 by inspection. Once you have written proof, call Subaru corporate and state you need them to approve your local dealer to fill out and sign the ORANGE proof of correction form. This form is your ticket to renew your car. I had to email the Vin from the car, engine, and receipt of the install to only get a typed corporate letter. Subaru corporate doesn't even know about this ORANGE form, so stress you need them to approve the signing of the form at the local dealer of your choosing. Take the form and your renewal with you to dmv, and pay in person.
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Same scenario here... 2016 motor in my 2013. You will need to do the following to clear the DMV recall block. Make sure you have a receipt of engine replacement, or go to a dealer who can confirm the motor is not 2013 by inspection. Once you have written proof, call Subaru corporate and state you need them to approve your local dealer to fill out and sign the ORANGE proof of correction form. This form is your ticket to renew your car. I had to email the Vin from the car, engine, and receipt of the install to only get a typed corporate letter. Subaru corporate doesn't even know about this ORANGE form, so stress you need them to approve the signing of the form at the local dealer of your choosing. Take the form and your renewal with you to dmv, and pay in person.

I'm not familiar with this process (and need to research this). So doing all this allowed you to register your MY 2013 car in CA without the recall having been performed?
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I'm not familiar with this process (and need to research this). So doing all this allowed you to register your MY 2013 car in CA without the recall having been performed?

Only if you don't have a 2013 engine in it, it looks like to me.
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If this helps anyone's peace of mind. I have done two track days with the recall work and I have put in over 4000 miles. Nothing has gone kaboom.
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Same scenario here... 2016 motor in my 2013. You will need to do the following to clear the DMV recall block. Make sure you have a receipt of engine replacement, or go to a dealer who can confirm the motor is not 2013 by inspection. Once you have written proof, call Subaru corporate and state you need them to approve your local dealer to fill out and sign the ORANGE proof of correction form. This form is your ticket to renew your car. I had to email the Vin from the car, engine, and receipt of the install to only get a typed corporate letter. Subaru corporate doesn't even know about this ORANGE form, so stress you need them to approve the signing of the form at the local dealer of your choosing. Take the form and your renewal with you to dmv, and pay in person.
So you need to Orange form plus the paperwork on the swap to show DMV?
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