This bulletin applies to 2013-2014 Chevy Spark vehicles. According to Motologic’s site, a dealer technician may not be able to perform the BCM Setup or Config using GDS2 after adding options (i.e. fog lamps) and/or programming/updating the BCM software. A no-comm message may be found or the procedure cannot be completed.
Akebono Brake Corp.’s “Brake into the Action” promotion rewards professional technicians with incentives each time they install Akebono Pro-Act, Euro and Performance Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pads.
A number of potential problems can easily result in operational issues and/or customer complaints following brake system service. Here we’ll discuss a few points that will help to avoid these concerns and help give your customers a “sweet” ride.
Akebono Brake Corp. released 31 new part numbers, expanding vehicle coverage of its Pro-Act, Performance and Euro Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pad lines by almost nine million vehicles.
This bulletin applies to 2012 VW Routan vehicles equipped with MK20 or MK60 ABS, as a precaution during pressure brake system bleeding.
Some 2013 Ford F-Super Duty 250/350 trucks equipped with the 6.2L diesel engine and built on or before 2-21-2013 may exhibit an illuminated red brake warning indicator with DTC C101A:62 (vacuum pressure sensor signal error in the ABS module).
Some 2011 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles may exhibit an intermittent hard brake pedal feel or firmness after extended cold soak. A new calibration is available that will improve this concern.
Some owners of select GM vehicles may comment on a low brake pedal during braking. See the application list at the end of this bulletin.
Honda offers a reminder regarding a loss of power where no DTCs are present. This may be the result of the normal workings of the brake system override.
Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies, reports Wilson Dias has joined the company as vice president/general manager of its StopTech division.