Mazda Needs a New Brain
Some 2011-2013 Mazda6 models equipped with the 2.5L engine with VINs lower than 1YVHZ****D5M07793, produced before June 18, 2012, may experience a MIL on with DTC P0600:00 (serial communication link) stored in memory. As a result, the customer may also notice a loss of engine power while driving due to engine fail-safe mode initiation.Continue Reading
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This bulletin applies to GM vehicles equipped with HFV6 engines (3.0L and 3.6L LF1, LFW, LLT and LFX). Affected vehicles include 2010-2014 Buick Enclave and LaCrosse, Cadillac ATS, CTS, SRX and XTS, Chevy Camaro, Caprice, Equinox, Impala and Traverse and GMC Acadia and Terrain.Continue Reading
This bulletin applies to 2012-2013 Dodge Ram 1500 and 2500 trucks, built before May 10, 2013, equipped with either the 4.7L or 5.7L engine and automatic transmission.
Some owners of a 2011-2014 Chevy Volt may comment that their vehicle did not fully complete a charge or that charging was interrupted. They may also note that the MIL was on. Technicians may find DTCs P1E00 set in the ECM and P0D3E or P0D3F set in the HPCM2.
Owners of a 2011-2012 Volkswagen Tiguan may experience a harsh shift on acceleration while the “ECO” mode is switched on. Before diagnosis or any repair attempt, it should first be established whether the concern is also present when the ECO mode is switched off.
Some 2012 Ford Transit Connect vehicles built on or before 1/30/2012 may exhibit drivability concerns including runs rough, loss/lack or power, hesitation/stumble and MIL on with DTC P0351 and/or P0354. Concerns may be intermittent and DTCs may be present in continuous memory only. These concerns may be due to a spread terminal 69 and/or 70 in PCM connector C175E.
The Automotive Distribution Network has partnered with a variety of service providers to enhance the group’s business service programs for members and shareholders.
Brake Parts Inc. reports Raybestos is joining forces once again with Schwartz Performance for a custom classic build project. Once completed, the vehicle will be awarded to one lucky winner.
Centric Parts has promoted Don Bales to the newly created position of corporate logistics manager. In this position, Bales will report to Centric Parts vice president of operations, Sal Bora, and will be responsible for negotiating, developing, managing and communicating the corporate FCL/LCL logistics requirements as well as LTL and FTL traffic requirements for Centric Parts, Qualis and StopTech.