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Ford confusion

Some 2013 Ford Fusion vehicles may exhibit a gurgle, sloshing, percolating or tapping noise from the fuel tank area while idling, stopping or during slow maneuvers. The condition is only present with the fuel tank level 7/8 or above


 
Trouble with Tributes

Some 2010-2011 Mazda Tributes equipped with the 2.5L engine may exhibit DTCs P0016 (crankshaft position – camshaft position correlation – Bank 1 Sensor A), P052A (cold start camshaft position timing over-advanced – Bank 1) and P052B (cold start camshaft position timing over-retarded – Bank 1). This may be accompanied by hard-start and/or rough idle.


ACDelco changes business model to speed deliveries of parts

The ACDelco division of General Motors Co. says new agreements with distributors will help make it easier for distributors to stock ACDelco brand parts and satisfy demand from independent service centers for greater and more timely parts availability.



 
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Eco unfriendly

This bulletin applies to 2011-2012 VW Jetta Sportwagon vehicles. The customer may experience a harsh shift on acceleration while the “ECO” (economy) mode is switched on. Before diagnosis or any repair attempt, it should first be established whether the concern is also present with the ECO mode switched off.


<p>SMP is awarding two $5,000 scholarships in its Intermotor Scholarship Contest. Deadline for entries is July 31, 2015.</p> SMP will award two $5,000 scholarships in Intermotor contest

Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) is sponsoring the Intermotor Import Leader Automotive Scholarship Contest, which will present two students with a $5,000 scholarship each. The contest runs through July 31, 2015.


Captain crunch

Owners of some 2004-2011 GMC Canyon trucks (as well as 2004-2011 Chevy Colorado and 2006-2010 Hummer H3) may complain of a squeak/crunch/creak-type noise from the underside of the vehicle while driving. The condition is most noticeable at low speeds on uneven surfaces. The condition is caused by friction between the upper and lower body mount cushions.


<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; line-height: normal;"><span style="color: #333333; font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 10pt;">KYB received two awards from the Parts Authority. Rob Africano (left) was named outstanding service representative of the year, and Daniel &ldquo;DJ&rdquo; Minahan, KYB regional manager, displays the plaque presented to the company for being named a partner of excellence.</span></p>
<p>&nbsp;</p> KYB Americas is a Parts Authority's 'partner of excellence'

KYB Americas Corp. received two honors, including “partner of excellence” recognition, at the recent Parts Authority’s Trade Show in New York City.


Pacifica no-start

A 2007-2008 Chrysler Pacifica may experience a hard start or no start with MIL on and DTC P0452 stored (EVAP pressure switch stuck closed). The hard start or no start most likely occurs when the fuel tank is full from a recent over-fill event.





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