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Ford Diesel Down on Power

Some 2008-2010 Ford F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6.4L diesel engine may exhibit a lack of power, MIL on, with DTCs P20E2, P20E3, P20E4, P2080, P2084, P242A, P242B, P0544 or P2031.

<p>Fuel pressure regulator contaminated with DEF (diesel exhaust fluid).</p> Water and DEF in Duramax

This bulletin applies to 2010-2014 GMC Savana and Sierra models equipped with the 6.6L Duramax diesel engine. The vehicle may experience a hard start, no-start, rough running and low fuel pressure and/or DTCs P0087, P0088, P0191 and P128E.

Motorcraft Bag-in-a-Box is an Alternative for Oils and Transmission Fluids

Ford Motor Co. has launched Motorcraft bag-in-a-box packaging for six oils and two automatic transmission fluids. The new packaging will significantly cut down on waste and allow shops to provide greater product selection at competitive pricing.

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Audi TPMS Glitch

This bulletin applies to 2010 Audi Q5, A4, A5 and A5 Cabriolet models. A 44 display in the dash “TPMS Tire pressure system malfunction” may appear. DTC 03543 will likely be stored (low availability) in the ABS/ESP address word 03 (J104).

Wells Vehicle Electronics Adds 307 Parts

Wells Vehicle Electronics has added 307 new parts to its portfolio of original equipment-quality replacement components for domestic and foreign nameplate applications. This product launch covers nearly 50 million registered vehicles, and each component is engineered to match or exceed OE fit, form and function.

VW TDI Glow Plug Relay Test

This bulletin applies to all Volkswagen vehicles equipped with TDI diesel engines. Prior to replacing the glow plug relay (038 911 253), perform the following test:

<p>Dorman's new Web features are designed to add customization and flexibility to Dorman&rsquo;s Web properties.</p> Dorman Products Announces New Website Enhancements

Dorman Products Inc. reports its new Web-based search tools on, and now offer “recently viewed” functions, in addition to a search option for VMRS codes (Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards).

<p>Note the location of the release tab for the RH jet pump.</p> Caddy Gauge Lies

This bulletin applies to 2004-2005 Cadillac CTS, CTS-V and SRX vehicles built prior to the following VIN breakpoints:

'Made for the Road Ahead': Monroe is Celebrating its 100th Anniversary

Monroe Shocks and Struts is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016 with an extensive schedule of programs, promotions and other special activities. Monroe shock absorbers, struts and other products are manufactured by Tenneco Inc.

<p>Bosch GDI cutaway.</p> Addressing Carbon Buildup in GDI-Equipped Vehicles

Driven by strict emission laws and a growing demand for low fuel consumption, an increasing number of vehicles equipped with gasoline direct injection systems (GDI) are now being seen on roads today. However, a common complaint about these vehicles has been the buildup of carbon deposits inside the cylinder head.

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<p>New Muck Daddy brand hand cleaners available as a lotion cleaner with pumice and a textured scrubbing wipe (pictured).</p>
New Muck Daddy Hand Cleaners Are Bioengineered
<p>Denso says its new EnduroVision line of conventional wiper blades provides performance and value unmatched in the marketplace.</p>
Denso Introduces EnduroVision Wiper Blades
<p>Amsoil says its reformulated synthetic oil for European cars is engineered with a select additive package and shear-stable synthetic base oils.</p>
Amsoil Reformulates European Car Formula 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil
<p><strong>Ken-Tool says its new tire valve installation tool is very robust and durable for fleet and service bay use and is ideal for aluminum alloy and chrome-plated wheels.<br /></strong></p>
Ken-Tool Has A New Tire Valve Installation Tool for Snap-In Rubber Stems
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