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This bulletin applies to 2011 Subaru Forester 2.5L naturally-aspirated models. DTC P0108 (manifold absolute pressure/barometric pressure circuit high input) may be found in memory.

Caravan ECU Reflashing

A “small” number of owners of 2013 Dodge Caravan RT vehicles may experience a MIL on, and the technician may find DTC P0456 (EVAP system small leak). According to Chrysler, this applies to vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine and built on or before May 7, 2013.

Mahle Expands Product Lines With 150 New Part Numbers

Mahle Aftermarket Inc. recently introduced 150 new part numbers – including 77 new Mahle Original gasket part numbers. The new offerings are for a variety of gaskets, pistons and piston rings, filters, valves, engine bearings, and turbochargers now available for both light vehicle and heavy-duty applications.  

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<p>Check the rear toe adjustment bar bushings at both the spindle and frame ends for looseness by applying pressure with a pry bar.</p> Sway-Away

Some owners of 2008-2013 Buick Enclave AWD vehicles may comment that while switching lanes at highway speeds, there is a slight rear-end sway feel, sometimes described as feeling like driving in a cross-wind.

<p>Liqui Moly is launching an advertising campaign using garage owners and their experience with the company's products.</p> ‘I Use It’: Liqui Moly Launches Nationwide Advertising Campaign

“I use it” is the slogan of the advertising campaign being launched by oil and additive specialist Liqui Moly in the U.S. and Canada. The focus is on garage owners and their experience with Liqui Moly. “We show real people with something real to say,” says Sebastian Zelger, responsible for Liqui Moly’s North American trade.

<p>In-line NVLD fuse.</p> Fiesta Time

Some 2011 Ford Fiesta vehicles may exhibit a MIL on with DTC U029F set in the PCM and/or a no-crank condition with no communication with the PCM.

<p>The catalog includes key information about the features and benefits of the Bendix Fleet Metlok, Bendix Premium, and Stop by Bendix brake product lines.</p> Bendix 2017 Automotive Brake Catalog Released

MAT Holdings Inc. has released the 2017 Bendix automotive brake catalog.

<p>Ill-fitting sliding pins may cause a squeak/squeal noise at slow speed.</p> Infiniti Brake Noise

This bulletin applies to 2008-2011 G37 Coupe models (non-sport models only) equipped with single-piston front brake calipers. When traveling forward or in reverse at a slow speed, a squeak or squeal noise may be heard at the front brakes.

Auto Pride Unites Membership at Spring Meeting

More than 50 warehouse distributors gathered in San Diego, Calif., for the Automotive Distribution Network’s Auto Pride spring membership meeting.  

<p>Techs have a chance to win an OTC Evolve (pictured) or OTC Encore scan tool in the Bosch Automotive Service Solutions sweepstakes. Two tools will be awarded every week Feb. 14-April 30, 2017.</p> Bosch Is Giving Away 2 Scan Tools a Week in Sweepstakes

Bosch Automotive Service Solutions is giving away one Evolve and one Encore professional scan tool every week from Feb. 14 through April 30, 2017.

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<p>Gates has added electric heater control valves to its heating and cooling product line. The parts are part of Gates's latest release of 221 aftermarket parts.</p>
Electric Heater Control Valves Among 221 New Parts From Gates
<p>3M says its new Quick Headlight Clear Coat is a simple and quick solution for extreme protection and prevention of headlight damage.</p>
3M’s New Headlight Wipe Offers UV Protection
<p>G &amp; G Technics says removing the harmonic damper from an LS, Coyote or Chrysler crankshaft can be a time-consuming and wearisome process. The company's new puller&nbsp; releases it in a minute or so&nbsp; without removing the radiator.</p>
New Tool from G & G Technics Removes Harmonic Dampers
<p>The Coats 1400 Direct Drive Wheel Balancer&nbsp;simultaneously displays both static and dynamic unbalance data on the screen.</p>
Hennessy's 1400 Wheel Balancer Is Designed to Stay Calibrated to Zero
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