Cardone Industries Inc. has released more than 200 new parts this fall. The release features enhanced calipers, climate control modules, turbochargers, axles and air suspension valve blocks.
This bulletin applies to all 2000 and later Acura models with SRS. The OPDS (Occupant Position Detection System) sensors in the front passenger seat back pad are very sensitive and can set SRS DTC 15-3 (faulty OPDS sensor) or 86-11 (faulty OPDS seat back sensor) if they are exposed to even small amounts of electronic interference.
Some owners of 2009-2011 Chevy Traverse vehicles (as well as 2008-2011 Buick Enclave, 2007-2011 GMC Acadia and 2007-2010 Saturn OUTLOOK) may complain about an intermittent no-crank/no-start, liftgate inoperative and/or warning lights on.
This bulletin applies to 2000-2010 Cadillac Escalade models. The service information and owners manual do not show a service interval for the 7.6, 8.6, 9.5, 9.75, 10.5 and 11.5-inch rear axles with or without G80 locking differential.
Some 2011 Ford Fiesta vehicles may exhibit a MIL on with DTC U029F set in the PCM, and/or a no-crank condition with no communication with the PCM.
This bulletin applies to all Volkswagen TDI diesels. The auxiliary heater is designed to improve the heating performance under certain conditions via three glow plugs in the coolant flange.
Owners of 2012 Chevy Caprice vehicles (civilian or police) may complain about a belt squeal noise and/or a perceived crankshaft balancer wobble. In most cases, the wobble is an optical illusion because the design of the balancer gives the appearance that it is moving laterally more than it is.
Some 2011-2013 Ford E-Series vehicles equipped with a 5.4L 2V or 6.8L 2V engine and built on or before 11-12-2012 may exhibit excessive engine oil consumption.
Some 2008-2011 Lincoln Town Car (as well as Crown Victoria and Mercury Grand Marquis) vehicles may exhibit a transmission cooler leak at the top left side of the transmission cooler tube area.
This bulletin applies to 2008-2013 Volkswagen Beetle vehicles equipped with a 2.0L engine, where engine rattling noises are apparent after engine starting, or if the engine will not start. This may be due to a slipped timing chain.