Andreoli releases multi-job service...
Andreoli & Associates Inc. (A&A), a tire and auto service software developer, has released ServiceCAT, a multi-job service estimating and quick lube module that is integrated with the company's HITS BPOS cloud-based point-of-sale software.Continue Reading
Wagner Brake pad coverage expands
Federal-Mogul Motorparts has expanded its Wagner Brake brand replacement brake pad coverage to include premium pad sets for more than 1.1 million late-model vehicles, including 2015 Ford Transit vans and 2014-2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit police vehicles.Continue Reading
This bulletin applies to 2009 Chevrolet Captiva vehicles. The SES light may be on. Initial diagnosis may display any of the following fuel trim and/or O2 sensor related codes: P-1-1, P0137, P0138, P0140, P0141, P0157, P0158, P0160, P0161, P0171, P0174, P0420, P0430, P1174, P1175, P2096, P2097, P2098, P2099, P2177, P2178, P2179, P2180, P2187, P2188, P2189, P2190, P2270, P2271, P2272 and/or P2273.Continue Reading
Some 2009-2010 Ford F-150 and F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with the 4.6L 3V or 5.4L 3V engine may exhibit a low frequency knocking noise from the engine at hot idle only. The noise is predominantly heard from the right front wheel well area and/or the RH engine cam cover. This noise may be generated from the RH variable camshaft timing (VCT) phaser assembly.Continue Reading
This bulletin applies to 2012 Chrysler 300 vehicles. A no-start condition may be experienced with an active RFH code B1A80 (electronic steering lock communication performance). Initial ignition key cycles starts the engine, then SKIMs out (engine powers off). After several attempts the starter will no longer engage.
This bulletin applies to 2006-2009 Nissan Pathfinder vehicles. If you have a MIL on with DTC P0603 (ECM power supply) stored in the ECM, this DTC may have been stored due to a series of previous low battery voltage, dead battery or battery terminal disconnections.
Some 2007-2011 Lexus GS 350 vehicles equipped with 4WD may exhibit a whine noise around 60 mph on deceleration or when cruising, due to misadjusted rear propeller shaft center support bearing. This TSB applies to vehicles produced before VIN JTHCE1KS#B0028997.
Owners of 2006-2011 Buick Lucerne vehicles may complain that the battery goes dead when the vehicle is parked. Battery electrical drain/parasitic load testing may reveal an abnormally high current draw that is traced to the F12 BCM LOGIC fuse (2006-2007 models), BCN fuse 19 (2008 models) and BCM fuse 32 (2009-2011) located in the rear fuse block. The problem may seem intermittent.
Gabriel (Ride Control LLC) has launched a loyalty program for light vehicle shops and technicians in the U.S. The Gabriel Answerman Advantage rewards program includes point-of-sale materials, promotions, rewards and business tools.
Continental A.G.’s ContiTech division is celebrating another milestone stemming from the company’s January 2015 acquisition of Veyance Technologies Inc.
CRP Automotive, part of CRP Industries Inc., has launched a rewards promotion targeting professional service technicians. The promotion, called “Choose Rein and Cash In Big,” rewards technicians who collect and redeem UPC codes from the purchase of Rein Automotive replacement parts.