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Problematic Power Mode

This bulletin applies to all Honda models equipped with one-push start. When you shift into Park and shut off the engine, does the power mode stay in ON or ACCESSORY? The culprit could be a misadjusted shift cable.

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Blame the Left Foot

This bulletin applies to 2008 and later Subaru Impreza vehicles equipped with a manual transmission. The concern may involve a MIL Start Assist (HAS) warning light and DTC C0076 stored.

<p>In June Mike Sneed competed in the Race of Gentlemen in Wildwood, N.J. He died Aug. 10 at age 56.</p> Mike Sneed of Mid-America Parts Distribution Has Died

Michael Sneed, president of Mid-America Parts Distribution Corp. in Memphis, Tenn., and a longtime shareholder in the Automotive Distribution Network has died. He was 56.

<p>Note locations of inner spring (104) and outer spring (54).</p> One Spring Too Many

This bulletin applies to 2007-2012 Chevy Colorado 4WD vehicles equipped with 4L60E/4L65E/4L70E automatic transmissions. The concern may involve a hard or harsh 1-2 shift after transmission service.

Auto Care Association Names Board of Directors

The Auto Care Association has revealed the names of 11 members elected to the board of directors for 2018–2019.

Hybrid Misdiagnosis

Some 2005-2012 Mercury Mariner hybrid vehicles may exhibit a concern where the engine stalls soon after starting. This may actually be a crank/no-start condition being misdiagnosed due to the unique characteristics of the hybrid powertrain. DTC P0A7D (battery pack state of charge low) and/or P1A0C (engine disabled) may be present.

Motorhome Chassis Malady

Some 2011-2012 Ford F-53 Motorhome Chassis and F-59 Commercial Chassis equipped with a 6.8L engine and built on or before 6/1/2012 may exhibit the MIL illuminated and DTC P2270 stored.

Ford Adds Part Numbers to Omnicraft Coated Brake Rotors and Drums

Ford Motor Co. has added 136 part numbers to its Omnicraft brand of coated brake rotors and drums for non-Ford/Lincoln vehicle repairs.

<p>Hovis Auto &amp; Truck Supply opened its 17th Pennsylvania location in June. The newest store is in the Pittsburgh suburb of Wexford.</p> Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Opens 17th Location

Hovis Auto & Truck Supply, based in Mercer, Pa., is celebrating the opening of its 17th location in the Pittsburgh suburb of Wexford.

Pronto Hands Out 6 Scholarships

National Pronto Association has awarded Auto Service Center scholarships to six students seeking post-secondary education.

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<p>Tenneco's latest line expansion extends Monroe Quick-Strut coverage to 2.8 million vehicles.</p>
Tenneco Expands Monroe Quick-Strut Coverage by 24 Part Numbers
<p>KTI's new line of portable jump starter kits contains four models (KTI4391 is shown) which are designed for cars, SUVs and light to medium duty trucks.</p>
KTI Has a New Line of Portable Jump Starters
<p>Mahle says its new shifting roller system optimizes combustion engines for commercvial vehicles to help reduce the total cost of ownership.</p>
Mahle Has New Shifting Roller System for Commercial Vehicles
<p>VDO Hybrid Battery Cooling Fans restore the original battery cooling performance to the vehicle, which helps increases efficiency and provides better mileage.</p>
Continental Debuts Hybrid Battery Cooling Fans
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