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Kia Needs a Set of Steel Sealing Balls

Example. Drive in a steel ball using a drift punch. Apply oil to the oil passage and drive the...

This bulletin applies to 2007-2008 Kia Sorento, 2010-2019 Soul and 2010-2019 Forte vehicles. When replacing cylinder heads on Kia 3.3 and 3.8L Lambda engines on 2007-2008 Sorento, 2.0L Nu engines for 2010-2019 Soul and 1.8 & 2.0L Nu engines for 2010-2019 Forte models, inspect the lubrication ports for installation of the steel sealing balls.

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Most Repair Facilities Have Cut Pay During COVID-19

An updated survey from IMR Inc. shows how COVID-19 has upended the expectations and priorities of independent automotive repair shops and their technicians. The survey also shows the vast majority of providers — 84% — reported a decrease in revenue.

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ALI Leader Chic Fox Dies

Longtime Automotive Lift Institute leader Chic Fox died June 6.

E.K. “Chic” Fox, longtime Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) leader, died at home in Indiatlantic, Fla., on June 6 after a long illness. Fox dedicated 43 years of his life to ALI and improving automotive lift safety.

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U.S. Trade Rep Asked to Extend Tariff Exclusions

“Extending Section 301 tariff exclusions is an effective way to provide immediate relief to...

The Auto Care Association is urging United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to consider challenges that the auto service industry is facing when evaluating requests to extend Section 301 tariff exclusions.