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Freezing Ford failure

Some 2008-2009 Ford F-Super Duty, Econoline and LCF vehicles built between 5-18-2007 and 11-1-2008 and operated in cold climates of –35 degrees F and colder that are equipped with a 5R110W transmission, built without the factory installed external in-line transmission filter can experience premature low/reverse one way clutch failure. This can be caused by a lack of lubrication in severe cold temperatures.

Raining on Saab parade

Some owners of 2005-2008 Saab 9-7X vehicles may comment on an intermittent MIL/SES light illuminated with a message center or an indicator that displays “Reduced Engine Power.” DTC P2138 (accelerator pedal position sensor 1-2 correlation) may be set.

'Ask Joe' for help at AAPEX

The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) has debuted a series of “Ask Joe” videos to help attendees prepare for AAPEX and grow their business while at the event. AAPEX is slated for Tuesday, November 4, through Thursday, November 6, at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas with AAPEXedu sessions starting on Monday, November 3.

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Nissan TPMS issue

This TSB applies to all Nissan vehicles equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), where the TPMS warning light is illuminated steady or flashing.

Bolt On Technology ranked as one of fastest-growing companies

Bolt On Technology has ranked as one of the 2014 fastest-growing, privately held businesses in the Philadelphia region by the Philadelphia 100, the Wharton Small Business Development Center, the Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Business Journal.

Pop goes the Lexus

Some 2011-2012 Lexus LS 460 AWD vehicles may exhibit a front suspension noise described as a “spring pop” while driving slowly and turning the steering wheel to the left or right lock position.

Mitchell 1 says 'Thank you' on Facebook

As a way to show appreciation for auto service professionals, Mitchell 1 has launched its “Thank You Thursdays” Facebook sweepstakes, running now through Nov. 27, 2014.

Who would have thought?

This TSB applies to a range of GM vehicles where the PPS (passenger presence system) may command the seat belt reminder chime and passenger airbag indicator on, when electronic devices or conductive objects are placed on the front passenger seat. DTC 5045 or B0074 OF may be set in the PPS module.

Friction materials lab opened by Centric Parts

Centric Parts has opened a state-of-the-art friction materials lab at the company’s Compton, Calif., facility.

<p>New features of the 2014 AAPEX mobile app include a &nbsp;"walking map with a booth visited" function.</p> Free AAPEX 2014 mobile app helps attendees navigate show floor

The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) says the show’s free 2014 mobile app includes new content and features to help users navigate the display floor. AAPEX is scheduled for Nov. 4-6 in Las Vegas with AAPEXedu sessions starting Nov. 3.

Federal-Mogul Motorparts appoints new CMO

Laura Soave has been appointed Sr. V.P., Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Federal-Mogul Motorparts.

<p>Christin Cardone McClave</p> Cardone family members take on new leadership roles

Cardone Industries Inc. has named Michael Cardone III and Christin Cardone McClave to new leadership roles at the privately held company.

AAPPEX sessions on industry trends aim to help attendees boost profitability

The 2014 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) is offering 12 free sessions on industry trends to help attendees increase sales, boost profitability and grow their businesses. The AAPEXedu sessions start Nov. 3, a day before the official start of AAPEX, which runs Nov. 4-6 in Las Vegas.        

Eaton offers array of fuse caddies and trays

Power management company Eaton released two new fuse caddies and accompanying tray assortments from its Bussmann business. Designed to store a complete fuse inventory in one compact location, the easy-to-use caddies offer convenience and accessibility to automotive service professionals.

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