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Ford recalls Bronco Sport and Escape for cracked injector

Automotive service professionals should be aware of a Ford Motor Co. recall of 634,000 sport utility vehicles (SUVs) worldwide over fire risks from possible cracked fuel injectors. The Ecoboost 1.5 could suffer from cracked injectors. It was also subject to a...

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NASTF ushers in new board

The National Automotive Service Task Force elected its new board of directors. The organization, which forms the basis for voluntary sharing of automotive service information between original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket, reports that the 2023 Board of...

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eBay prohibits emissions defeat device listings

In the wake of several high-profile cases brought by the U.S. EPA against manufacturers and sellers of components, systems and tuning devices said to be classified as “defeat devices” or otherwise rendering vehicles systems non-compliant with U.S. environmental...

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TPMS relearn vs. programming: Know the difference?

Continental, supplier of OE and aftermarket Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, TPMS replacement parts, and TPMS diagnostic tools, has released an informative training video that clarifies the difference between ‘TPMS Relearn’ and ‘TPMS Sensor Programming’. This is an...

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Webinar: Anti-seize compounds and their use

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 4:00 p.m. ET entitled “How to Keep Things Moving.” The webinar will focus on the different types of anti-seize, the differences in...

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Overdue maintenance costing drivers

CARFAX reports that its maintenance data shows nearly half of vehicles on the road are overdue for a tire rotation and about 30% of vehicles are overdue for an oil change. In addition, about one in five vehicles on the road has a safety recall that hasn't been...

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ASE now offering remote recertification testing

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has introduced a remote testing option for ASE recertification tests. Through its partnership with Prometric, ASE will now offer the ProProctor remote testing option as a recertification solution. ...

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