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Owners of 2011-2013 Jeep Compass or Patriot vehicles equipped with a 2.4L engine and either the Continuously Variable Transaxle or the Continuously Variable Transaxle with Off-Road Crawl Ratio may complain of a clatter or rattle noise from the engine upon cold start-up after a long cold soak. A MIL may also be on, with DTC P050B (cold start ignition timing performance) stored.Continue Reading
This bulletin applies to 2009-2013 Cadillac CTS-V models built prior to VIN breakpoint D0106083. A clicking noise may be heard from the front wheels. This condition is noticed at low speed during full wheel lock turns on dry clean pavement. The clicking noise is generally noted as approximately one to four clicks per wheel revolution.Continue Reading
This bulletin applies to 2011 BMW 328i models equipped with option 522 (Xenon lights). The power windows and/or power mirrors may be inoperative. The LED on the headlight switch may be flashing, and there may be a check control message for Windows/Mirrors/Headlights. There may also be a complaint of water in one or both headlights. One of the following codes may be stored:
Some 2005-2010 Ford Mustangs equipped with a 4.0L engine may exhibit a buzz noise from the upper engine at about 1,900 rpm under light load acceleration.
This bulletin applies to 2011 Dodge Chargers equipped with a 5.7L engine. Some customers may see a “Service 4WD” light in the cabin compartment node. Upon further investigation, the technician may find that C1078 (tire revolutions range performance) is set in the DTCM.
This bulletin applies to 2013-2014 Chevy Malibu models equipped with a 2.0L or 2.5L engine. The MIL may be on, with DTC P0011 and/or P0014 codes set in the ECM as history or current.
OTC, a Bosch Automotive Service Solutions brand, has released an Encore diagnostics software update that expands vehicle information and coverage to 642 new systems and 2,314 new vehicle-ECU combinations.
Applications are now being accepted online for automotive scholarship opportunities offered by more than 30 auto care industry organizations, including the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, reports Pete Kornafel, MAAP, a trustee of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation.
US Motor Works LLC (USMW) in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., has achieved the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification of 9001:2015.