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Tenneco Readies Broad New Line of Walker Light- and Medium-Duty Diesel Emissions Components

Tenneco Inc. is taking the lead in helping the automotive aftermarket capture light-duty and medium-duty diesel aftertreatment service opportunities through the development of a broad new line of replacement diesel particulate filters (DPF) and diesel oxidation catalysts (DOC).

Tech Tips: Kia Muffler Pipe Drain

This bulletin provides information related to a reported “no-start” condition on some Sportage models after they’re parked overnight in areas where the temperature is below freezing.

Nissan: Repair of Exhaust Leak/Noise at Front Tube

If you confirm that a 2002-’03 Pathfinder has an exhaust leak or noise coming from the front tube(s), inspect both front tubes for cracking at the welded side seams.

Tech Tip: Wave Dynamics for Headers and Pipes

Depending upon the market to which an import shop might be catering, the term “performance exhaust” can have two different meanings. The first market actively seeks out the throaty rumble and chrome-plated look as part of the street-driving scene. The second market installs an exhaust system that produces the most horsepower for a performance application. Sometimes the two markets are identical and sometimes they’re not.

Rancho Suspension and DynoMax Performance Exhaust Join 2009 Jeep Jamboree USA as Corporate Sponsors

Rancho Suspension and DynoMax Performance Exhaust have become corporate sponsors of a leading off-road adventure program, Jeep Jamboree USA (JJUSA), for the 2009 adventure season. Rancho suspensions and shock absorbers and DynoMax Performance Exhaust products are manufactured and marketed by Tenneco Inc.

DynoMax ‘Power Up’ Promotion Gives Enthusiasts Cash Back for Cat-Back System Purchase

It’s spring, and if you’re looking for a performance exhaust system, don’t miss the exciting “Power Up” promotion from DynoMax Performance Exhaust. Available May 1 through Aug. 31, 2009, the Power Up promotion rewards enthusiasts for the purchase of qualifying DynoMax exhaust systems.

Bosch 2009 Oxygen Sensor Catalog Features 99.9 Percent OE-Fit Coverage

The new, updated 2009 Bosch Premium Oxygen Sensor Catalog (# 221139) includes more comprehensive oxygen sensor listings providing 99.9 percent OE fit and coverage – the highest available in the aftermarket. Bosch OE-fit sensors are available for 226 million vehicles in operation (VIO), and features extensive coverage through 2008 model year applications.

Tech Feature: Understanding Your Market Can Increase Performance Exhaust Revenue

Depending upon the market your shop is servicing, the term “performance exhaust” can have different meanings. The first market actively seeks out the throaty rumble and chrome-plated look as part of the “vehicle personalization” scene. The second installs an exhaust system that produces the most horsepower for a performance application. Sometimes the two are one and the same, sometimes they’re not.

Tech Tip: Nissan Exhaust Buzz/Rattle on Acceleration

If you confirm that there is an exhaust rattle/buzzing noise that sounds like it’s coming from the front exhaust tube on an applied vehicle, take the following actions. First, inspect both of the catalyst front tube support brackets for breaks, cracks or missing bolts. If you determine that the support brackets need to be replaced ….

Tech Tip: How to Select Your First TIG Welder

TIG welding, also know as Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), has long enjoyed a reputation as a highly skilled, precise welding process. It is frequently used for highly cosmetic applications or those involving thinner metals that require strict heat control. This process is becoming more popular as technology improves and more welding applications, such as exotic metals, require TIG welding. Selecting the right TIG welding machine for your application is ….

Oxygen Sensors Read the Amount of Unburned Oxygen in the Exhaust

The O2 sensors located in the exhaust manifolds provide the essential feedback for the fuel control loop that regulates the air/fuel mixture. On V6, V8 and V10 engines, there is one O2 sensor in each exhaust manifold. On four and straight six engines, there is usually only one O2 sensor in the exhaust manifold.

Pipe Benders: Just Around the Bend

I like many people, I have a childhood memory of going on car trips that seemed to last forever. Usually about 15 minutes into the trip, I would ask: “Are we there yet?” This question would be delivered with the accompanying whine that only very small children and some wild animals are capable of making.