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BMW Update

This bulletin applies to 2018 BMW 330i GT XDrive vehicles produced up to 06/30/2018. DTC fault 1C0102 may be stored in the DME (digital motor electronics) fault memory, with no other engine oil pressure faults stored. Code 1C0102 indicates oil pressure control, plausibility, static: pressure too low.


Honda Recall

Honda has recalled certain 2017-2018 Honda Civic and CR-V vehicles. The magnet that controls the torque sensor output signal for the electronic power steering system may not be properly secured, allowing the magnet to become dislodged.


Keep the Movin’ Parts Clean

The HV battery cooling fan in “severe usage” Toyota hybrid vehicles (2012-newer Camry HV, Prius C, Prius V, 2006-newer Highlander HV, 2010-2016 Prius and 2016-newer RAV4 HV) may exhibit an excessive buildup of dust, lint or other debris that can reduce the efficiency of the HV battery cooling system. 


Squeaky Mazda

Some 2014-2018 Mazda3 vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission may exhibit a squeak noise from the right front driveshaft at the transaxle. The concern is likely to occur when driving at speeds between 37-50 mph with the ATF at normal operating temperature.


Safe Slip-On

Acura recommends the use of Honda TB2720C water-base lubricant, P/N 08734-0013, as the only lubricant that is factory-approved for installing rubber intercooler hoses.


Gary Townsend Wins Mitchell 1 Facebook Sweepstakes

Gary Townsend of GT Tire Service Inc. in Pataskala, Ohio, is the grand prize winner of the Mitchell 1 “Shift Into High Gear” Facebook sweepstakes. Townsend has won an all-expense paid trip to attend Mitchell 1’s shop management system training workshop in in Atlantic City, N.J., April 25-27, 2019.


Jag Battery Issue

This bulletin applies to 2015 Jaguar XK models. A customer may report that a low battery warning message is displayed on the instrument cluster and Eco stop/start is unavailable. The cause may be that the battery monitoring system (BMS) clamp is not correctly positioned on the main battery terminal post.


Prius Recall

Toyota issued a recall for certain 2016-2018 Prius models built from June 2015 through May 2018 for a possible electrical system wiring issue.


Porsche Throttle Housing

This bulletin applies to 2014-2017 Porsche Cayenne S V6 and GTS V6 vehicles. The engine may not start at times and the fault code P0607 (control unit faulty) is stored in the fault memory.


Cracked Kia

Kia Motors announced a recall of certain model year 2016 Optima vehicles manufactured Nov. 13, 2015, through April 23, 2016, and equipped with a 2.4L engine.

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