Some owners of 2004-2011 Mazda RX-8 vehicles may complain about a clunk, bang or jolt felt from the front of the vehicle when the vehicle first moves forward after starting the engine.
You’ve likely heard this before, but it bears repeating. Hyundai notes that some vehicles may experience an engine knock noise with the use of some aftermarket engine oil filters.
This bulletin applies to 2001-1012 Acura MDX, 2007-2012 RDX, 2005-1012 RL, 2009-2012 TL and 2010-2012 ZDX models. If the threads for the rear differential drain or filler plugs are stripped, there’s no need to replace the pricey rear differential case...simply repair the threads.
This bulletin applies to all Honda models equipped with telescoping steering columns. If the steering feels notchy (alternating from smooth to notchy and hard and smooth again when the steering wheel is turned), the steering column U-joints could be out of phase.
This bulletin applies to 2011 Subaru Legacy, Outback, Impreza and Forester models that experience a rattle noise from the rear suspension, determined to be coming from the upper control arm ball joint. A revised torque specification has been released for the ball joint retaining nut.
Some 2011 -2012 Ford Escape vehicles may exhibit the Service Engine Soon lamp illuminated and DTC P0016 (crankshaft/camshaft position correlation).
This bulletin applies to all 2011-2012 GM passenger cars and light-duty trucks. In the event that an OnStar module had previously acquired a GPS signal with calibrated dead reckoning and is transported or towed at least 59 miles with the ignition off, the module may not re-acquire a current GPS location.
This bulletin applies to 2012 Chrysler 300 vehicles built between Nov. 24, 2011, and Jan. 14, 2012, equipped with electric steering column shaft lock. The customer may experience a condition where they have to press the start button 3 times before the engine will start.
This bulletin applies to 2010 Jeep Liberty vehicles. The customer may complain that the radio will not change stations or frequency intermittently changes. The only function that remains is volume control.
This TSB applies to 2010 Volkswagen Touareg models with a no-crank condition. When the vehicle is unlocked by using the key in the driver door handle and 15 seconds elapse without the ignition key being inserted into the ignition switch, the alarm will go off and the start signal will become prohibited.