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Needles Concern

This applies to all 2000-2018 GM V6 and V8 pushrod engines equipped with roller rockers. GM notes that if you find roller rocker arm needle bearings during an oil change, inspect all rocker arms. 

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Super Duty Fuel Pump Code

Some 2012-2016 Ford F-Super Duty trucks equipped with a 6.7L engine built on or before 4/6/2016 may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTCs P0627, P025A, P025B and/or U0109 stored in the PCM.

TechForce Foundation Launches FutureTechs Rock Awards

TechForce Foundation has launched its first annual FutureTechs Rock Awards. The awards recognize the student community of future mobility technicians who are displaying passion and commitment while driving the future of the transportation industry.

Stuck Caddy Pedal

This bulletin applies to 2010-2015 Cadillac SRX vehicles. In “rare” cases, the brake pedal may not raise or seem stuck down after a normal braking event.

Federated Member S&W Supply Celebrates 85th Anniversary

Longtime Federated Auto Parts member S&W Supply in Hays, Kan., will commemorate its 85th anniversary with a year-long celebration with contests, special events and customer appreciation days.

Ram ProMaster MIL

This bulletin applies to 2014 Ram ProMaster 1500 vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine and built on or before Sept. 12, 2013. A MIL may be on, with DTC P0606 (internal control processor) stored in the PCM.

Dorman Releases Heavy-Duty Wheel Hardware Line

Dorman Products Inc. is releasing an expansive new line of heavy-duty wheel hardware with hundreds of new wheel studs, lug nuts and wheel nut checks.

<p>Note the arrow pointing to a detached ball socket, with the sensor hanging free. The sensor must be fully attached.</p> Collision Warning Radar Alignment

This bulletin applies to 2010-2017 Lincoln MKS vehicles equipped with adaptive cruise control and collision warning radar, providing set-up and completion steps for proper horizontal alignment of the cruise control module (C-CM) radar sensor.

Meritor to Offer Training for Truck Parts and Service Pros

Meritor Inc. is hosting aftermarket product training events in Sacramento, Calif., for truck parts/sales and service personnel. Meritor’s training sessions are focused on improving customer satisfaction by providing attendees with proactive, solution-oriented skills and product information.

<p>Michael Schwab has been named president and CEO of NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.) Inc.</p> NGK Spark Plugs Appoints Schwab as President and CEO

NGK Spark Plug Co. Ltd has appointed Michael Schwab to corporate officer of NGK Spark Plug Co. Ltd. (Japan), regional president of Pan-America and Australia (PAMA region), and president and CEO of NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.) Inc., effective April 1, 2019.

<p>CRC Industries has partnered with Universal Technical Institute (UTI) to provide products, product training materials, and workshops to students and instructors at all UTI locations.</p> CRC Industries Partners with Universal Technical Institute

As part of a partnership with Universal Technical Institute (UTI), CRC Industries Inc. will supply all UTI locations with a variety of products from its chemical brands, including CRC, SmartWasher, Sta-Lube, K&W, and Weld-Aid. Additionally, CRC will provide product training materials and workshops to UTI students and instructors.

<p>Cory Adams has been named vice president of engineering for Peterson Manufacturing.</p> Peterson Manufacturing Names Adams VP

Peterson Manufacturing Co. has named Cory Adams vice president of engineering. He was also elected as the newest member of Peterson’s board of directors.

OTC Catalog Showcases Hundreds of New Tools

OTC, a Bosch Group brand, has released its Automotive Specialty Tools & Equipment catalog featuring hundreds of new tools, equipment, innovative products and expanded product categories. The new catalog features additions to engine and exhaust service tools, fuel and coolant tools, brake and transmission tools, motorcycle service tools and more. 

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<p>Chicago Pneumatic says its new CP7748 1/2-inch impact wrench offers vehicle service professionals power, comfort and durability and is suitable for workshop or roadside assistance tasks such as tire changing.</p>
Chicago Pneumatic Designs New Impact Wrench for Power and Comfort
<p>The Autel Chrysler 12+8 (part number MS CHRY12+8) communicates with new Chrysler vehicles.</p>
Autel Introduces Connector Cable for New Chrysler Vehicles
<p>Akebono Brake Corp. has four new Pro-Act and two Euro disc brake pad kits.</p>
Akebono Expands Brake Pad Coverage
<p>CRP Automotive has released new AAE steering gear boxes for Ford applications.</p>
CRP Automotive Has New AAE Steering Gear Boxes for Ford Models
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