Chevron Products Co., a Chevron U.S.A. Inc. division, has introduced its Chevron PitPack easy-dispense motor oil system. The packaging and delivery system helps professional motor oil installers more efficiently store and deliver oil to customer vehicles.Continue Reading
Pennzoil, a Shell Lubricants brand, introduced Pennzoil Platinum and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum with PurePlus Technology, full synthetic motor oils formulated from natural gas.Continue Reading
Centric Parts, a North American manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake components and systems, has introduced a front axle StopTech Big Brake Kit for the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST.Continue Reading
This bulletin applies to 2008-2014 Audi A3, A4, TT, A5, A5 Cabriolet and Q5, and 2012-2014 A6 vehicles. A MIL may be on with P0300 and/or P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304 (cylinder misfire detected), along with a rough idle. The engine may have reduced performance without significant loss of power or stalling.
This bulletin applies to 2007-2012 Nissan Altima sedans and coupes and 2009-2012 Maxima A35 vehicles.
Some 2011 Mazda vehicles built before Feb. 9, 2011, may experience MIL illumination with DTC P0128 (thermostat stuck open) stored in memory during engine warm-up at idle. This may be caused by the thermostat jiggle pin contacting the thermostat cover because the thermostat jiggle pin location was not oriented properly.
Some 2007-2008 Nissan 350Z, 2009 350Z roadster and 2009 370Z coupes may exhibit a tapping noise coming from the dash area when the engine is running at operating temperature. The noise may sound like a screwdriver being tapped on the workbench. The tapping speed increases and decreases with engine rpm and may require engine rpm of about 3,000 for the noise to be heard.
Trico Products’ U.S. Application Guide for 2014 is now available. The guide provides details on all Trico products, which are listed by product line, vehicle year, make and model.
The hotel registration deadline for the 2014 Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) in Rosemont, Ill., has been extended until Friday, April 25. GAAS will take place on May 20- 21.
DENSO Products and Services Americas Inc. has received the branded manufacturer of the year award from the Automotive Parts Associates (APA).