31 Inc. says its MultiPro multi-application TPMS sensors are an out-of-the-box solution that come pre-programmed, ready to use (just like an OE sensor), and there is less inventory to stock.Continue Reading
Brake Parts Inc. LLC (BPI) has announced the launch of its Raybestos brand’s Camaro sweepstakes promotion, which will run through Sept. 15, 2014.Continue Reading
Thirty-four new Bosch QuietCast and Bosch Blue Brake Pad sets from the Bosch Braking Components group expand Bosch coverage for many late-model Asian, domestic and European vehicles.Continue Reading
Some 2006 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner vehicles built between 10-3-2005 and 11-2-2005 equipped with fender-mounted side turn signal lamps may experience “fast flashing” (which normally indicates a burned-out bulb) of either the left, right or both turn signals even though a turn signal lamp is not burned out. In some cases, this “fast flashing” is immediately noticeable when the turn signal is activated. In other cases, the bulb will flash normally for quite some time before flashing at the faster rate.
Three DTCs have been added for 2006-2009 Honda Civic Hybrids. These DTCs were not listed in the service manual and their descriptions were not in the HDS.
The transponder ECU on some 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser vehicles does not support key code erasure in the event that all master keys are lost. These transponder ECUs also do not support the “reseed” function. If all registered master keys are lost, then the transponder ECU must be replaced.
Some 2007-2009 Mazda3 (not including Mazdaspeed3) and 2007-2010 Mazda5 vehicles with VINs lower than JM1CR******367196 (produced before November 6, 2009 may experience the MIL on with DTC P0131/P2251 because the A/F sensor connector bracket contacts and damages the sensor harness. To prevent the interference, the shape of the sensor connector bracket has been changed.
UniPiezas Alfredo Auto Parts Inc. commemorated the opening of the first Parts Plus-branded store in Puerto Rico with an open-house event and vintage car show that attracted more than 1,000 attendees and local TV coverage, according to Mike Lambert, president of the Automotive Distribution Network.
Tenneco Inc. reports its Rancho brand has become an official sponsor of Tread Lightly!.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., named new executives to head two global business units and announced several other leadership changes in its regional operations.