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Technical Service Bulletins

Completing Acura Neutral Memorization

This bulletin applies to 2013-2019 Acura ILX and ILX Hybrid, 2014-2019 MDX, 2017-2019 NSX, 2013-2018 RDX, 2014-2019 RLX/RLX Sport Hybrid, and 2015-2020 TLX vehicles, where neutral...
Technical Service Bulletins

Replacing Jeep Transmission Range Sensor

This bulletin applies to 2016-2017 Jeep Patriot/Compass vehicles built on or after June 20, 2016, and on or before March 31, 2017, and equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission...

Automotive Parts Services Group, Monro Enter Supply Agreement

Nov. 28, 2023
The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) has announced a national supply agreement with Monro Inc. on behalf of member distributors.

NAPA Announces 'Grab the Wheel' Campaign

Nov. 13, 2023
NAPA Auto Parts has announced its ‘Grab the Wheel’ campaign in partnership with the TechForce Foundation to reach out to the next generation of technicians in the automotive and...

AACF Raises Nearly $600,000 in Annual Golf Tournament

Nov. 9, 2023
The Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF) announced it raised nearly $600,000 at its Annual Bob Schoeberl Memorial Golf Tournament in Las Vegas, Nev., which was ...

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Aisin Aftermarket
The Transfer Case Bearing Kits include assemblies for Toyota 4-Runner, Tacoma and Tundra.

Aisin Introduces Two New OES Products

Oct. 16, 2023
Aisin World Corp. of America's division, Aisin Aftermarket, has introduced its original equipment supplier (OES) line of Transfer Case Bearing Kits and OES Engine Coolant Temperature...

Dorman To Add 250 Motor Vehicle Parts

Oct. 10, 2023
Dorman Products Inc. announced it plans to release 250 new motor vehicle parts this month, including the Dorman OE FIX intake manifold and the OE FIX 4WD actuator kit.
The parts provide coverage for over five million vehicles in operation including models from BMW, Volkswagen, Audi and Volvo from 2016 to 2021. The parts are all new and not remanufactured, according to Continental officials.

Continental Expands ATE Electronic Parking Brake Calipers

Sept. 29, 2023
Continental Automotive Systems Inc. has expanded its line of aftermarket ATE electronic parking brake (EPB) calipers with 10 newly released parts.
K-Tool International
The third wireless inductive charging kit includes a dual pad wireless, inductive charging base, 650-lumen chip-on-board (COB) wireless inductive charging work light and a 650-lumen COB wireless inductive charging, swivel work light.

K-Tool Unveils Wireless Inductive Charging Kit 3

Sept. 21, 2023
K-Tool International (KTI) has unveiled a wireless inductive charging kit (part no. KTIXD5532KIT3) for professionals, the Wireless Inductive Charging Kit 3.
Dana Inc.
Manufactured in Lugoff, S.C., the Ultimate Dana 80 includes a Spicer performance ring and pinion gears in ratios 3.73 through 5.38. The crate axles are made for vehicles with larger tires.

Dana Introduced Ultimate Dana 80 Bracketless Crate Axles

Sept. 19, 2023
Dana Inc. has introduced its Ultimate Dana 80 bracketless crate axles featuring Dana 80 housing and a full-float design.
The KYB Fall Maintenace promotion will run from Sept. 1 through Nov. 30.

KYB Offers Fall Maintenance Promotion for Shocks and Struts

Aug. 31, 2023
KYB America Corp. is encouraging customers to replace worn shocks and struts by offering $50 back on eligible purchases.
The 2023 Great Prize Giveaway runs from Sept. 1 through Oct. 31.

Win Big With 2023 Great Prize Giveaway

Aug. 31, 2023
Readers can select from several prize packs in order to be eligible to win over $15,000 in prizes.
University of the Aftermarket, Northwood University
Roy Kent, executive vice president of business development, member support and strategy for Federated Auto Parts, is pictured during the Aftermarket 101 that was held this past spring in Farmington Hills, Mich.
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Deadline for Aftermarket 101 is Sept. 8

Aug. 31, 2023
The deadline for Aftermarket 101, a two-day overview of the motor vehicle aftermarket industry hosted by the University of the Aftermarket, Northwood University, ends on Sept....
Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation
Owens was a national sales manager at Epicor Software Corp. and brings over two decades of experience to his new role.

The AACF Appoints Jon Owens as President of Board of Trustees

Aug. 31, 2023
The Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF) has appointed Jon Ownes as the new president of the foundation's Board of Trustees.
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Snap-on Adds New Dates to Tuesday Topic Training Schedule

Aug. 21, 2023
Snap-on Inc. has added new dates to its Tuesday Topic training schedule.
Identical in fit and function to the original equipment part, they help ensure that vehicles are operating at the proper temperatures and improved fuel efficiency, according to Continental officials.

Continental Designs Active Grill Shutters for Chrysler, Ford

Aug. 16, 2023
Continental has designed its Active Grill Shutters as direct replacements for Chrysler and Ford models from 2012 to 2020.
All sizes of the XTM series utilize dual permanently lubricated bearings, rigidly fixing the drum assembly to the solid one-inch steel axle for consistent stability.

Coxreel Introduces Extreme Duty XTM Series

Aug. 16, 2023
Coxreels has introduced the Extreme Duty XTM Series spring rewind reel solution.
BendPak Inc.
These coolers are the biggest in the Cool Boss lineup and can drop temperatures to 26 degrees Fahrenheit using up to 70% less energy than conventional air conditioning.

BendPak Expands Cool Boss Line

Aug. 15, 2023
BendPak Inc. released its new CB-28 and CB-36 portable evaporative air coolers under its Cool Boss division.

Aftermarket Foundation Offers Support in Hawaii

Aug. 14, 2023
The Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF) is helping aftermarket companies and their team members affected by the Lahaina fires in Hawaii.
“This year’s instructor training conference was huge success, from the instructional sessions to the networking opportunities to the informational resources that instructors can integrate into their automotive programs,” says Mike Coley, president of the ASE Educational Foundation.

ASE Hosts Instructor Training Conference

Aug. 10, 2023
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) held its 2023 ASE Instructor Training Conference in Concord, N.C. for high school and college instructors from auto...
Cool Boss
The Coolee CL-240 is equipped with a rechargeable 10,000mAH lithium-ion battery. The Coolee CL-240 is available in blue/gray or camo.

Cool Boss Introduces 3-in-1 Air Cooler

Aug. 8, 2023
Cool Boss has introduced the new three-in-one portable air cooler, the Coolee CL-240.
Knipex Tools
The Modular X18 Backpack can carry up to 33 pounds and features 21 retaining loops, 37 pockets and a removable tool board to help customize packing the supplies.

Knipex Launches New Products to North American Portfolio

July 31, 2023
Knipex Tools LP has launched several new products to the North American market including the Modular X18 Backpack, Jaw Protectors for Cobra Pliers, new set assortment and more...
Ingersoll Rand Inc.
Ingersoll Rand Inc. has released the D5241 IQV20 Hammer Drill, a battery-powered, cordless tool with drill, driver and hammer drill modes.

Ingersoll Rand Releases Hammer Drill

July 25, 2023
Ingersoll Rand Inc. has released the D5241 IQV20 Hammer Drill, a battery-powered, cordless tool with drill, driver and hammer drill modes.

Nittera Expands Spark Plug and Ignition Coil Lines

July 25, 2023
Niterra North America Inc., formerly NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.) Inc. announced that it is expanding its coverage of spark plugs and ignition coils and is adding 15 new part numbers...

Bartec Release Latest TPMS Software

July 25, 2023
Bartec USA announced the release of its latest tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) tool software update, R65.2/R5.2.
“Many aftermarket brake manufacturers traditionally offer three pad formulations: good, better and best – and some still do,” says Dan Caciolo, head of product management, Continental.

Continental ATE Brake Pads has 150 Compound Formulations

July 24, 2023
Continental Automotive Systems Inc. unveils the ATE original brake pads in over 150 different friction material formulas and includes 293 part numbers with an application of 104...
BendPak is adding manufacturing and distribution space in Alabama to service its East Coast business.

BendPak Begins Another Expansion Project

July 19, 2023
BendPak Inc. is developing 33 acres in Mobile County. Ala., to expand its light manufacturing, assembly, product development and testing, and distribution footprint. The industrial...

Motorcar Parts Adds Coverage for Brake Pads, Rotors

July 18, 2023
Motorcar Parts of America added more than 50 new late-model vehicle brake pad and rotor part number applications to its catalog, providing coverage for additional five million...
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Top Tips: Brake Jobs for ADAS-Equipped Vehicles

July 17, 2023
Before you perform brake service on vehicles with ADAS, keep these key considerations in mind.