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Fiat frustration

Owners of 2012 Fiat 500 Cabrio models may complain that the rear decklid will not latch and that the ajar indicator is illuminated. This condition occurs more often in cold weather conditions.

<p>The new OAT is purple in color.</p> Chrysler purple coolant

Chrysler released a new engine coolant for the 2013 model year vehicles and beyond, for all engine applications except for the 2013 MK equipped with the 2.3L diesel engine and the JC vehicle equipped with the 2.0L diesel engine.

<p>Chris Ralph has joined Cardone as sales director, OES sales.</p> Cardone hires Chris Ralph to grow OES sales

Cardone Industries Inc. reports that Chris Ralph has joined the company as sales director, OES sales.

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<p>Avoid placing fender covers over headlight lenses on DRL-equipped vehicles.</p> I’m melting!

Honda advises that when using fender covers during underhood service, be sure to avoid placing the fender covers over and in contact with the headlight lenses on vehicles equipped with DRL (daytime running lights).

Registration is now open for ToolTech 2015

The Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI) reports registration is now open for ToolTech 2015, which will be held April 13-16, 2015, at the Radisson Hotel and Suites Downtown in Austin, Texas.

<p>Located above the filler plug is a label that may denote the use of only LSD oil or w/o LSD oil. The filler plug is seen here at the red line.</p> 4Runner diff goes synthetic

The differential gear oil used in Toyota 4Runner and FJ Cruiser vehicles has been changed to a 75W-85 GL5 synthetic gear oil beginning with the 2008 model year.

<p>Left to right: Jason Madison, Arnold Motor Supply salesperson; Joni and Greg Meckley, pickup truck winners; and Jerry Bachman, Arnold Motor Supply store manager.</p> Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance awards pickup truck

Greg Meckley from Meckley Parts and Service in Melbourne, Iowa, has won a 2015 pickup truck of his choice as the first of four grand prize winners in the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inc.’s “Big Game Tailgate Party” sweepstakes. Meckley is a loyal customer of Alliance member The Merrill Co. and its Marshalltown Arnold Motor Supply Store.

<p>Lightly removing the chrome from the center cap fingers may eliminate the clicking noise complaint.</p> Crummy chrome cladding

This TSB applies to 2011-2013 Cadillac Escalade, Chevy Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban and Tahoe, and GMC Sierra and Yukon vehicles equipped with 20-inch chrome clad wheels.

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<p>The OTC grinder will work on any flat surface and is durable enough to resurface up to 400 wheels before needing replacement.</p>
OTC resurfacing grinder cleans wheels, hubs and rotors
<p>31 Inc.&rsquo;s Smart Sensor TPMS program can be easily used with Bartec TECH400SD scan tools.</p>
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<p>ACDelco brake pads and rotors are made expressly for the heavy-duty driving applications of police cars.</p>
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