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Squeaky Buick

Owners of 2010-2014 Buick LaCrosse and 2014 Regal GS AWD models may comment on a squeak or chirp noise from the rear of the vehicle, noticeable at low speeds with the window open. This is likely a squeak at the axle-to-seal interface due to a lack of lubrication.

Caddy Hybrid Wiring Harness

This bulletin applies to 2012 Cadillac Escalade ESV hybrid models that stores any of the following DTCs:

4WD Ram Service Interrupted

Owners of a 2011-2012 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck may see a “Service 4WD” light in the cabin compartment node (CCN). Upon further investigation, the technician may find that C2210 – FDCM/DTCM internal diagnostic trouble code is set in the DTCM.

Mazda Skyactiv Caution

This bulletin applies to 2012 Mazda Mazda3/Mazdaspeed3 vehicles. The recent Mazda Skyactiv-Drive FW6A-EL automatic transmission uses ATF Type FZ. Only use ATF-FZ to fill or top off the fluid level.


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Levine Auto & Truck Parts Names Centric Parts 2016 Vendor of the Year

Centric Parts has been received a 2016 vendor of the year award from Levine Auto & Truck Parts of Danbury, Conn.

Ford Expands Motorcraft Coverage

Ford Motor Co. added several products designed to streamline inventory and reduce prices to its Motorcraft product line in the first quarter of 2017.

Genuine Parts Chairman To Retire

The executive chairman of Genuine Parts Co., Thomas Gallagher, is retiring effective June 30, 2017.

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