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Cop Converters

Some 2013-2018 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor utility vehicles equipped with a 3.7L twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P0420 and/or P0430.

Sick Supercharger

This bulletin applies to 2014-current Chevy Camaro vehicles equipped with a 6.2L supercharged engine. Customers may experience a rattling or knocking noise at mid-to-high mph, and at idle. A screeching noise may also be heard at mid-to-high engine speed, usually when cold.

Give the Jeep a Boot

This bulletin applies to 2015-2018 Jeep Renegade vehicles equipped with a 2.4L engine. Customers may experience a MIL on, accompanied by a rough running engine. The technician may find one or more of the following DTCs set:

Wheel Speed Sensor Woes

This bulletin applies to 2007-2017 GMC Acadia vehicles. In some cases, the ABS Service Traction Control System, and/or Service StabiliTrak telltale lights may be on. During initial scan for EBCM module diagnostic codes, you may find one or more of the following DTCs: C0035-C0050 with specific symptom bytes 18, 5A or 0F.


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