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Anemic VW TDI

If you receive a complaint from a Volkswagen owner of low power with a TDI engine, check the mass airflow sensor reading in the measuring block, group 00, field 10.

Honda Update

This bulletin applies to 2009 Honda Ridgeline vehicles. If you’ve got outdated HDS software and you try clearing VSA DTCs, you’ll wind up with this message on the display screen: Access denied, stop the vehicle, clear is not available.

Bosch and UTI sign five-year agreement to train future technicians

Robert Bosch LLC has signed a five-year sponsorship agreement with Universal Technical Institute (UTI) to provide automotive parts, equipment and training support at all UTI campuses nationwide.

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Ram Steering Angle

This bulletin applies to 2007 Ram 1500/2500 vehicles equipped with a 6.7L engine and  involves diagnosis and possible replacement of the steering angle sensor. This applies to vehicles equipped with the electronic stability system and built prior to Oct. 3, 2006.

Mahle's A/C Machine Is a 'Top 20' Tool

Mahle Service Solutions, a division of Mahle Aftermarket Inc., is a recipient in the Motor Magazine Top 20 Tool Award competition for its ArcticPro ACX1280 A/C machine that processes the new R1234yf refrigerant.

<p>Inspect the CAC for clearance. Minimum clearance should be 1/8 inch.</p> Ford Blow-off

Some 2010 Ford F-Super Duty 250/350 vehicles equipped with a 6.4L diesel engine, single rear wheel, 4WD system and built between 8-1-2009 and 2-5-2010 may exhibit a condition where the charge air cooler (CAC) tube blows off. This condition may be caused by inadequate clearance to or interference with the inboard front-to-front (FTF) bracket fasteners at the driver’s side lower corner of the CAC.

Autologic names new leaders for North American operations

Autologic Diagnostics has named Joseph Fiorentino to the post of general manager – North America and Kevin FitzPatrick president of North American operations.

Lexus Long Reach

This bulletin applies to 2009 Lexus LS600H vehicles. The engines are equipped with “long reach” style spark plugs. If conventional (shorter reach) spark plugs are installed, the MIL will be on for misfire DTCs P030#.

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