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Exploring the shift

Some 2009-2010 Ford Explorer and Explorer Sport Trac vehicles equipped with the 4.0L engine and 5R55S transmission may exhibit a harsh downshift while coming to a stop.


 
Audi weirdness

This bulletin applies to 2010 Audi R8 vehicles. The radio may turn on and off while driving, the clock in the radio sporadically may not work and the door locks may actuate while driving.


<p>The Auto Care Association's study of E-Tailing shows online parts sales will double in volume by 2018.</p> Auto Care Association study shows online buying is big

The Auto Care Association is highlighting a snapshot of the results of its new online study, E-Tailing in the Automotive Aftermarket. The association defines e-tailing as the purchase of parts on publicly available websites.



 
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<p>Note the location of the oil leak where Bank 1 cylinder head, block and timing cover meet.</p> Toyota oil leak

Some 2005-2007 Toyota Tundra vehicles equipped with the 1GR-FE engine may display a small oil leak located where the Bank 1 cylinder head, engine block and timing cover meet. Inspect this area for signs of the oil leak. Use an oil dye to confirm the source of the leak.


New Monroe ride control catalog has 330 additional parts

Tenneco Inc. has released a new Monroe ride control master catalog (No. M-1114) featuring more than 330 additional parts offering combined coverage of millions of late-model domestic and foreign nameplate vehicles.


 
<p>This photo shows the white B52 connector not fully seated.</p> Subaru lock malfunction

If the owner of a 2009 Subaru Forester notes that the power door locks don’t work, look at connector B52 on the back of the interior dashboard fuse box.


<p>Bosch Evolution wiper blades are now available in 13- and 15-inch sizes.</p> Bosch expands size offerings for Evolution wiper blades

Robert Bosch LLC is adding two blade lengths – 13-inch and 15-inch – to its Bosch Evolution wiper blades. The company also is releasing a new packaging design for the line.


To lock or unlock: That is the question

2010-2011 Infiniti vehicles equipped with power door locks can be set with the auto-lock and auto-unlock functions enabled or disabled. Some models may have additional functions that can only be changed with CONSULT.


Standard Motor Products releases financial results

Standard Motor Products Inc. has released its consolidated financial results for the three months and for the year ended Dec. 31, 2014.





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