Many automotive shops get intimidated when faced with the task of working on a European vehicle. Some of the reasons for this is they aren’t familiar with the vehicle, they don’t have the correct tools, or they quite possibly think that a European vehicle is so much out of the norm or completely different from the Asian and domestic vehicles that they are accustomed to.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) will conduct a conference in mid-September to determine how technicians can be accurately and fairly assessed for competency in diagnosing, repairing, replacing and calibrating Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) and components.
KYB Corp.’s consumer rebate promotion, “Feeling is Believing,” is returning this fall. It will run through August and September and offers motorists a rebate up to $100 when they choose to maintain their vehicle with KYB products.
This bulletin applies to 2013-2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vehicles. If the vehicle incorrectly indicates that the key is in the ignition, replace the engine starting switch attaching switch (P/N 4408A155). The key indicator switch detecting the key in the ignition may be operating intermittently.
Advics North America Inc. will participate in the 2019 Brake Weekend meeting hosted by the Brake Manufacturers Council (BMC) and the Friction Materials Standards Institute (FMSI) in Naples, Fla.
Permatex has reorganized its sales force.
Ford Motor Co. is offering Motorcraft F-150 3.0L diesel fuel filters.
In recognition of its 90th anniversary, Fisher Auto Parts is conducting its biggest promotion ever for its professional installer customers. The Fisher Auto Parts “Wow! Earn and Win!” promotion will offer a bigger earn-back rebate program and will award more prizes than any contest in Fisher history.
KYB Corp.’s parts professional promotion, “Parts Pro Rewards,” runs this month and through June.
NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings, reports it has hired Charles Harris as the director of automotive aftermarket sales and appointed Ed Magruder to the role of director of special market sales.
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