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Airtex News & Events

05.15.2015
Mazda Tech Tip: Fuel System Servicing Precaution

During service/removal of fuel system parts on the above vehicles, the memory of the malfunctions and the long-term fuel trim need to be cleared by either removing the fuse for the PCM or disconnecting the negative battery cable for at least 60 seconds. If not, the old memory remains, which affects driveability and the diagnostic ­system.

04.10.2015
Average Vehicle Age Soars, Aftermarket Products Industry Thrives

Aftermarket Sales Increase: The Effect of a Stagnant Auto Industry?

Automotive News reported in 2014 that the average age of the vehicles on American roads is almost 11 years (1). As such, the aftermarket industry is thriving. According to AN, the average vehicle age should continue to increase, meaning reliable, high performance aftermarket parts are at a premium.

04.10.2015
THE CHANGING OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Automotive technology is changing almost as rapidly as cell phone and computer technology. Fortunately, manufacturers usually only introduce new models once every year. Service technicians and mechanics do need to keep up with technology changes in order to stay on top of their careers.

03.30.2015
Fuel Pump Safety Recall: NHTSA Campaign Number: 15E-007

THIS NOTICE IS PROVIDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE NATIONAL TRAFFIC AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY ACT.  Airtex Products, LP has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety may exist in certain fuel pump modules identified as Airtex model number C8006, PF2032, or DW3950M.  This fuel pump fits certain General Motors vehicles, including the Chevrolet Cavalier (1999 to 2000), Chevrolet Malibu (1998 to 1999), Oldsmobile Alero (1999), Oldsmobile Cutlass (1998 to 1999), Pontiac Grand Am (1999), and Pontiac Sunfire (1999 to 2000).     Read More

03.13.2015
We Are Happy To Announce That Kyle Obendorf Has Joined The Airtex ASC Team

Kyle Obendorf has joined the Airtex/ASC team as Marketing Director. In this role, his primary focus will be to plan, develop and implement all marketing strategies, customer programs, marketing communications and public relations activities, both external and internal.

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05.15.2015
Making the Grade

Mention the word “testing” around most folks and they start to sweat. But at Airtex Fuel Delivery Systems, testing is a good thing. Did you know that we test 100% of our products before they leave our manufacturing facility? It’s an important part of the Airtex commitment to exceptional quality, coverage, and support.

05.12.2015
Contaminated Fuel Can Wreck Havoc On Fuel Delivery Systems

Although cases involving contaminated gasoline are relatively rare nowaday they still occur. In many cases, the technician has replaced the fuel pump or mass air flow (MAF) sensor to address a P0171/P0174 “lean-condition” DTC with no result. In all likelihood, the technician didn’t consider the possibility that the vehicle’s fuel might be contaminated with E85 gasoline, diesel fuel, stale gasoline, or, to a lesser degree, sugar and water. The fact is that the first three fuel contaminants tend to lean out the air/fuel mixtures, while sugar and water generally cause intermittent cranking, no-start and stalling complaints.

03.30.2015
What Costs More, a Garage Lift or Years of Chiropractor Visits?

If you're a serious do-it-yourselfer who does everything from changing the motor oil to replacing the fuel pump, then you're probably familiar with the pain of being squeezed awkwardly between a car and an unforgiving concrete floor. And you're probably tired of having a chiropractor adjust your aching bones each week. (No offense to chiropractors!) If this describes you, then it may be time to install a garage lift.

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03.28.2015
The Importance Of A Fuel Filter And How It Can Influence Your Fuel Pump

Compared to many of the other parts in an automobile, or even its fuel delivery system, the fuel filter has a relatively small role. With that said, it still serves a very vital purpose and, if neglected, can result in serious damage to a car. While those of us in the industry surely already know the importance of a fuel filter, here are some basic reasons to reinforce its critical role when talking to your customers.

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03.18.2015
Modern-Day Fuel Gauges: A Primer

We all rely on a fuel gauge to avoid getting stranded without gas, but how does that fuel gauge work? And if it gets stuck on empty, full or somewhere in between, then what's the best way to troubleshoot it?

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