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Lackluster Audi

This TSB applies to the 2008 Audi TT Quattro, equipped with the 3.2L V6 engine. The customer may note that the engine returns to idle speed (approximately 1400 RPM) although the accelerator is depressed, and the vehicle lacks power/hesitates on take-off.

No park assist

Certain GM models equipped with parking assist may exhibit a non-operative system. Affected vehicles include 2006-2008 Buick Lucerne, 2008-2009 Buick Enclave, 2006-2008 Cadillac DTS, 2007-2009 Cadillac Escalade and SRX, 2008-2010 Cadillac CTS, 2007-2009 Chevy Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban and Tahoe, 2009 Chevy Traverse, 2007-2009 GMC Sierra, Acadia, Yukon and Yukon XL, and 2007-2009 Saturn Outlook. DTC B1E3A may be stored.

ACDelco battery catalog is now available

The new ACDelco Battery Catalog is now available at It contains four search categories: Automotive and Light Truck, Powersports, Marine and Other-motive.

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Acura throttle update

This TSB applies to 2009-2010 Acura TL models. The MIL may illuminate with DTC P2118 stored (throttle actuator current range/performance problem).

Veyance website spotlights belt technology

Veyance Technologies Inc., manufacturers of Goodyear Engineered Products and Gatorback belts, has launched the Art of Silence campaign, a marketing initiative that highlights the company’s belt technology, including the Quiet Channel Technology that makes the Gatorback belt one of the quietest belts in the aftermarket industry, says the company.

Chevy refuses to shift

This TSB applies to 2009 Chevy Traverse vehicles (but may also apply to a number of other GM models). The MIL is on and the transmission does not shift through all of the gears. A DTC P182E is set in the transmission control module.

Grons named Raybestos marketing manager

Kristin Grons has joined Brake Parts Inc. (BPI) as marketing manager.

<p>Replace the indicated bolt on both right and left front lower arms.</p> Noisy Yaris

Some 2007-2012 Toyota Yaris vehicles may exhibit a noise from the front of the chassis that is heard under acceleration/deceleration, when braking or when driving over an uneven road surface. New No. 2 front lower control arm bolts are now available to address this condition.

<p>ASE has elected Mark Polke of&nbsp; Robert Bosch LLC to its board of governors. </p> Mark Polke is elected to ASE board

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has elected Mark Polke to its board of governors. Polke is director of service workshop concepts and technical support services for the aftermarket division of Robert Bosch LLC.

AAPEX announces new voting process for New Product Showcase

The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) has a new voting process to determine the winning entries in the 2014 New Product Showcase. AAPEX is scheduled for Nov. 4-6, in Las Vegas.

<p>The ribbon-cutting ceremony for Advance Auto Parts' first store in the Dallas market took place on July 22, 2014.</p> Advance Auto Parts opens its first store in the Dallas market

Advance Auto Parts Inc. announced it has opened its first store in the Dallas market, located in Garland, Texas, at 103 S. First St. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place July 22, 2014.

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