Nucap Industries has added 57 SKUs to its North American-made NRS galvanized brake pad lineup to provide coverage for an additional 1,600 vehicle applications.
Chrysler announced a recall involving the cruise control systems on a variety of 2014-2019 vehicles, including Ram trucks, Durango, Journey, Chrysler 300, 200 and Pacifica, Dodge Charger and Challenger and Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee and Wrangler models, built from June 2012 to May 2018.
Some 2018-2019 Ford EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 2.0L Duratec engine and an automatic transmission and built from Sept. 1, 2017, to Nov. 28, 2018, may exhibit an illuminated MIL, with DTCs P0137 and/or P0141. This may be due to a faulty catalyst monitor sensor as well as PCM software.
This bulletin applies to 2015 Jeep Compass and Patriot models regarding a flash to improve cold starts and cruise control. A customer may experience a MIL on and may note that the engine is hard to start when cold, and/or the cruise control acceleration feels too fast at low speeds of around 35 mph.
This bulletin applies to 2010-2016 GMC Acadia and 2017 GMC Acadia Limited vehicles. Some customers may comment that there is a clunk/thump noise on acceleration once after each key cycle that may be mistaken as coming from the engine compartment or suspension.
This bulletin applies to all Chevrolet vehicles model years 2013-2018. When diagnosing multiple DTCs, one may be U****Byte 71. Any control module may set a DTC for one of its inputs and that data is shared across the communication bus for other modules to perform their respective functions.
This bulletin applies to 2015 and later Nissan vehicles (except Titan trucks equipped with a Cummins V8 diesel engine). The MIL may be on, with DTC P0603 (ECM back up/circuit) stored. This is often the result of low battery voltage or battery terminal disconnections.
Volvo has recalled certain 2017-2019 XC90, S90, V60, V60 Cross Country, V90, XC40, XC60 and V90 Cross Country vehicles. The software installed in the VCM (vehicle connectivity module) may have an error causing the Telematics and Driver Support Systems to function improperly.
When troubleshooting DTCs for a solenoid or motor power supply circuit failure, keep in mind that even though the control unit activates these components, the power supplied may come from a dedicated circuit and its own separate fuse.
This bulletin applies to 2013-2019 Mazda CX-5, 2016-2019 CX-3, MX-5 and CX-9 and 2014-2019 Mazda6 and Mazda3 vehicles. Some vehicles may experience the check engine light on with DTC P2610 and P2507 stored in memory after engine start with the room fuse 15A removed.
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