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Some owners of 2013 Chevy Caprice vehicles may comment about roughness or vibration felt at stops and a clunk from the driveline on acceleration from stops. This may be caused by a broken motor mount.

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This bulletin applies to 2012-2014 Chrysler 300 vehicles equipped with dual zone or triple zone automatic temperature control, or automatic headlamps. The driver and passenger HVAC blower air temperature may not be the same when “Sync” setting mode is selected and the headlamps may always stay on when set to auto mode.

<p>You can book hotel rooms now through the AAPEX 2018 website for the show in Las Vegas.</p> Discounted Room Rates are Available for AAPEX 2018

Several Las Vegas hotels are offering discounted room rates for attendees of the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) taking place Tuesday, Oct. 30, through Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.

Shifty Flash

Some 2011 Mazda Tribute vehicles equipped with a 6F35 automatic transmission may exhibit an intermittent harsh 1-2 shift or harsh 5-6 shift regardless of temperatures or soak time. Additionally, 4-5 shift flare may be experienced after an extended cold soak. 2.5L equipped vehicles with late 4-5 shift events/high rpm's may also benefit from this calibration update.

Scholarships are Available for Industry Employees and Family

Hundreds of scholarships are available for automotive aftermarket industry employees and family members pursuing a post-secondary education on the University of the Aftermarket Foundation’s Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website.

Hard Pedal Reflash

Some 2011 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles may exhibit an intermittent hard brake pedal feel or firmness after extended cold soak. A new calibration is available that will improve this concern.

Consumers ‘Get Up to $100’ in Spring DynoMax Promotion

Tenneco Inc. reports customers can earn money back on purchases of DynoMax Performance Exhaust products through its “Get Up to $100” consumer mail-in rebate promotion.

Not So Super Charger

This bulletin applies to 2013 Cadillac CTS-V equipped with a supercharger. A supercharger noise may be experienced at idle that sounds like marbles rolling around in the supercharger. Some may also describe this as an erratic rattle-type noise that sounds similar to combustion noise on a diesel engine.

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Stertil-Koni Unveils Multipurpose Fork Adapters for Mobile Column Lifts
<p>Dorman's new Active Air Suspension line includes an aftermarket-exclusive air compressor (949-099) that features advanced on-board software, all accessories needed to complete the install and a fix that elimates known OE failures.</p>
Dorman Products Launches Active Air Suspension Line
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Tracer Products Introduces LeakFinder Fluorescent Dyes
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