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This bulletin applies to 2011-2012 Dodge Challenger, Charger and 300C models equipped with a 3.6L engine. The customer may experience a MIL on and the technician may find code P0108 (manifold absolute pressure sensor circuit high) has been set active or stored.

Tainted Tint

Audi vehicles are designed to prevent water from entering the interior cabin from the outside. To ensure a secure installation of interior components (trim and accessory pieces), holes for fasteners are strategically placed in interior surfaces.

<p>Posing in front of the Mahle "Drive With The Original" technician promotion grand prize Ford Mustang built by Petty's Garage are, (left to right): Bogi Lateiner, master technician and co-host of Velocity Channel&rsquo;s All Girls Garage; Jon Douglas, president, Mahle Aftermarket Inc.; Tracy Weiland, the winner of the vehicle; "The Original" Richard Petty; and Olaf Henning, corporate executive vice president and head of global aftermarket, Mahle.</p> Mahle Awards Grand Prize in Technician Promotion

Tracy Weiland, a technician at The Shop European Auto Clinic in Rockville, Md., won the Grand Prize in the Mahle “Drive With the Original” promotion. The custom-built Petty’s Garage Ford Mustang was awarded on the first day of last week’s Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas.

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Caddy Hybrid Hijinks

This bulletin applies to 2009-2011 Cadillac Escalade 2WD hybrid models where a no-crank concern is present, along with multiple codes set in different modules. After recording the codes, you may wonder which codes you should start with.

<p>Centric Parts' 2018 catalog won the Best New Catalog Award at the recent AAPEX Show. It is available in print and online.</p> Centric Catalog Features Innovations in Brake System Technology

Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies, has released its 2018 Brake Systems catalog featuring the latest innovations in brake technology for applications on domestic and import vehicles.

Crown Vic No-Crank

Some 1997-2007 Ford Crown Victoria models may exhibit a no-crank condition due to an open circuit in the starter relay to starter motor circuit at the starter motor connections.

<p>Ten new SKUs have been added to the Bosch QuietCast Brake Pad product line</p> Bosch Expands Brake, Spark Plug and Rotating Machine Product Lines

This month, Bosch Automotive Aftermarket has added new parts coverage for vehicles from Chrysler, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Acura, Ford, Mazda and more. The new SKUs cover more than 48.8 million vehicles in operation in the U.S. and Canada, offering OE fit, form and function for select vehicles needing replacement brakes, spark plugs, starters and alternators.  

VW Memories

This bulletin applies to all 2006 and later Volkswagen EOS, Jetta, Jetta Sportwagen, Golf/GTI, Passat and Tiguan models. Be advised that there are two separate trip memories incorporated into the MFI.

<p>Stant's new cabinet comes with your choice of radiator, fuel and cas caps and thermostats.</p> Stant Offers Cap and Thermostat Cabinet

Stant USA Corp. has introduced a new cabinet program where customers can decide which free Stant products come inside, according to Terry Ethier, vice president of aftermarket.

Wix Filters Globally Releases 398 New Parts in First Three Quarters of 2017

Wix Filters has introduced 398 new parts to date in 2017. Product introductions include more than 200 new parts for Mexico and Central American markets.

New Roush Yates Engines' Scholarships for CNC Machinists Are Available

The nonprofit TechForce Foundation is administering a new scholarship program to support students enrolled in the CNC (computerized numerical control) Machining Technology program at Universal Technical Institute’s (UTI’s) NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, N.C.

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<p>S.U.R.&amp;R. says the new PFT409 pistol grip flaring tool enables one person to create consistent flares even when working in tight spaces on a vehicle.</p>
New Pistol Grip Flaring Tool Works On or Off a Vehicle
<p>Features of the Coats 1600 direct drive wheel balancer include automatic 3-D data entry. Optional accessories include a light truck cone kit (40mm) and 3-, 4-, 5-lug adjustable pin plate set.</p>
Hennessy Updates Coats 1600 Wheel Balancer
<p>Mahle says its new ShopPro line is the broadest line of lifting equipment in the heavy-duty marketplace in the U.S.</p>
Mahle Unveils ShopPro Jacks and Lifting Equipment for Commercial Vehicles
<p>The VDO REDI-Sensor TPMS sensor snaps together without any threaded components.</p>
VDO TPMS Sensor Has Rubber Snap-In Stem
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