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Mercedes-Benz Auxiliary Water Pump Diagnostics

A Mercedes comes into your shop with a complaint of poor heater performance. The driver says on cold mornings the heater will blow cold during the drive to work in rush hour traffic. The car is not overheating and the air is coming from the ­correct ducts. Your first reaction might be to install a

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JASPER Offers Remanufactured Toyota 1MZ-FE 3.0L DOHC Engine

Jasper Engines & Transmissions announces the availability of its remanufactured Toyota 1MZ-FE 3.0L engine. This DOHC V6 engine is available on exchange for the following 1994-2006 vehicles: Toyota Camry, Avalon, Solara, Sienna and Highlander; and Lexus ES300 and RX300.

Timing Belt Replacement On 2.2- And 2.3-Liter Honda Accord Engines

These tips outline the belt replacement for the popular 2.2- and 2.3-liter Accord engines. The other Honda engines are similar, but don’t require the balance belt. They shouldn’t present any challenge to the experienced tech, but there are some things to keep in mind as you tackle these jobs.

GMB Introduces U-Joint For Front Applications On The 2007-2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

GMB offers a new U-Joint designed specifically for front applications on the popular 2007-2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. GMB Universal Joints feature lubri-groove design for higher grease flow, and provide proven durability under the harshest road conditions.

Jeep: Tapping Sound After Engine Warm Up

Some customers may ­experience a tapping sound from the engine compartment after ­engine warm up. This bulletin involves the ­installation of a serpentine drive belt and a new design idler pulley using a revised belt routing. MODELS: 2007–’08 (KA) Nitro

Beyond the Warranty Maintenance Checklist

What happens after the bumper-to-bumper and powertrain warranties wear out? If you look at any factory-recommended service intervals, after 100,000 miles they cease to exist. What does it take to keep a vehicle going for 120,000, 180,000 or 250,000 miles? The key is maintenance and

Monroe Brakes Offers Consumers Multiple Ways To Save On Brake Replacements This Spring

Consumers can receive prepaid cards valued at up to $30 on brake replacements completed between April 1 and May 31, through Tenneco’s Monroe Brakes “Trust the Pros” promotion. Consumers also can save on Monroe Brakes product purchases through the concurrent Monroe Brakes “Stop Shop” promotion.

Chip Ganassi Racing Makes History And Wins The 62nd 12 Hours Of Sebring, Equipped With PFC Brakes Full Carbon Package

The No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates team and PFC Brakes made sportscar history this past weekend with a win at the 62nd 12 Hours of Sebring – the oldest sportscar race in the United States.

StopTech Returns As Presenting Sponsor Of Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg

StopTech, the high-performance and racing brand of brake systems and components from Centric Parts, has been named the presenting sponsor of Round 1 of the 25th anniversary season of the Pirelli World Challenge Championships – the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge Cadillac Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by StopTech.

Akebono Adds More Than 50 New Part Numbers, In Conjunction With Software Updates

Akebono Brake Corp. announced it has added 51 new part numbers into its aftermarket brake pad portfolio providing coverage to more than 24 million additional vehicles. This added coverage features popular late-model domestic, European and Asian vehicles.

Maintaining The Cooling System On The 6.0L/7.3L Powerstroke Engine

One of the most overlooked preventive maintenance items in a diesel engine is the coolant system. Maintaining the coolant system is just as important as an oil change – in fact, the coolant condition in a diesel engine may even be more important than in a gasoline engine.

Take Time To Evaluate The Condition Of Brake Hydraulics

Mileage is an essential criterion for evaluating the condition of brake hydraulics. Keep in mind that, each time the brakes are applied, the master and wheel cylinder piston seals wear. Given time, the rubber cups in master cylinders wear to the point that they will not consistently seal hydraulic pressure. The result will often be a low brake pedal, poor stopping power or an intermittently sinking brake pedal.