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Certain 2019 Chevy Blazer vehicles may not have the snow/ice mode calibration which results in the selection of snow/ice mode (knob selector) not having a change in the accelerator pedal response.

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Ford E-450 Recall

MORyde International is recalling certain 2018 Ford E-450 chassis modified for transit bus use, built from March to April 2018.

The Need for Clean Power During a Programming Event

Sponsored by Clore Automotive
A few years ago, we posted an article about the need for clean power during diagnosis and on-vehicle maintenance and repair. This includes diagnosing electrical system components, such as fuses, relays and more. It also includes repairs to electronic systems, such as electronic brake jobs, which would be severely disrupted if there was a loss of system voltage.

Buick Ground Issue

This bulletin applies to 2010-2011 Buick Allure, 2016-2017 Cascada, 2013-2017 Encore, 2010-2016 LaCrosse, 2011-2017 Regal and 2012-2017 Verano vehicles, regarding DTC U0101 being set.

Melina Algier Wins TechForce Foundation's Techs Rock Award

Melina Algier is the 2019 People’s Choice grand prize winner of the nonprofit TechForce Foundation’s Techs Rock Awards.

Last Mile Delivery Presents Challenge and Opportunity

Sponsored by Dana Aftermarket
As the trend of “last mile delivery” picks up speed, fleet and repair shop owners are faced with the consequences of stop-and-go driving and extended idling periods. Anticipating these challenges and meeting them head-on will ensure a solid place in this market that’s set to grow exponentially.

Jeep Recall

This bulletin applies to 2016 Jeep Compass and Patriot vehicles built from May 9 to July 15, 2016.

The Group Schedules Winter Training Conference

Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) Training Academy/AVI Winter Training Conference will take place Jan. 16-18, 2020, at AVI world headquarters in Fort Myers, Fla. The three-day session will feature technical and management training from some of the auto care industry’s leading instructors. 

<p>Check the PCV air tube at the air cleaner duct port.</p> GMC DTC Tip

Some owners of 2017-2018 GMC Canyon vehicles may comment on an illuminated MIL. Technicians may find DTC P0171 and/or P0174 set. If you encounter this concern, check for a vacuum leak at the PCV fresh air tube or the foul PCV tube attachment under the air cleaner outlet duct or at the intake manifold.

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New OTC Powertrain Lift Has 2,500-Pound Capacity
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