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Sticky relief valve

This TSB applies to a number of GM vehicles, ranging from 2008 to 2013, equipped with any of the following aluminum V8 engines:


 
Subaru trans learn

This TSB applies to a number of Subaru models, including 2004 and later Forester with 4AT and turbo, 2005 and later Forester 4AT naturally aspirated, 2005 and later Impreza 4AT naturally aspirated, 2006 and later Impreza 4AT turbo, 2005 and later Legacy 4AT 2.5L naturally aspirated, 2008 and later Legacy 5AT 3.0L, 2008 and later Legacy 5AT turbo, and 2008 and later Tribeca 5AT 3.6L models.


<p>Pictured are charter members of the newly established China Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, which will go to market in China under the Auto Value brand.</p> Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance goes global with new partners in China

The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance (Alliance) has expanded into China with the creation the China Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance (CAAPA). The group will go to market in China under the Auto Value brand.



 
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If the VW sucks air

This technical service bulletin applies to 2011 VW Jetta vehicles. The MIL may be illuminated, with DTC P0410, P0411 or P1423 present.


Bosch chooses 20 Group format for its car service network

Dealer Strategic Planning Inc. (DSP) and Robert Bosch LLC are forming a new 20 Group exclusively for authorized Bosch Car Service shops. Bosch has selected the DSP 20 Group format to help its growing network of car service centers improve profitability.


 
<p>Inspect for the presence of aftermarket devices in the vehicle. Not all devices may cause the interference issue, but some may.</p> Interference for keyless entry

This bulletin was provided by GM regarding 2014 and prior GM cars and trucks that feature RKE (remote keyless entry) and/or RVS (remote vehicle start).


Pronto and Federated to merge and be known as 'The Group'

National Pronto Association and Federated Auto Parts announced they are merging their efforts and resources. This newly formed organization will be known as “Automotive Parts Services Group,” or simply “The Group.”


 
<p>Verify that the filter seal is fully installed on the filter neck and not stuck in the valve body.</p> Loose Audi ATF filter

Owners of Audi Q5 vehicles may experience an intermittent no-drive condition with the transmission placed in D or R. The vehicle may only be driven in 3rd gear in limp mode.


Nominations open for Federated 'Shop of the Year'

Federated Auto Parts is now accepting nominations for Federated Shop of the Year. The annual Federated Shop of the Year program recognizes a top shop with a demonstrated track record of excellence in such areas as customer service, quality repairs, knowledgeable staff and community involvement.


AAIW and AAPEX: More buyers attended in 2014 than ever before

Buyer attendance at the 2014 Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week (AAIW) in Las Vegas increased in key target buyer categories identified by the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), with independent repair garages posting the largest growth at 12%.





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