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OE Supplier and Automotive Aftermarket

Airtex serves the OEMs and the automotive aftermarket with product offerings for a full range of vehicle, truck, fleet, and specialty components. Airtex designs and manufactures fuel delivery systems with the precision, technical know-how and 80 years of expertise that meets and exceeds Original Equipment design specifications. Certified ISO TS16949, Airtex incorporates the latest technological innovations, adhering to OE design philosophy while continuously improving design for better performance.

There’s a reason why Airtex products have been around for over 80 years. Our products and our service never let you down. Airtex delivers exceptional quality that improves upon design and performance of aftermarket replacements. Airtex provides unsurpassed coverage for a full range of domestic and import vehicles, covering more than 242,000,000 vehicles in operation today. Plus, Airtex delivers unmatched support with downloads, videos, and informational resources for technicians and DIYers.

It’s this commitment to quality, coverage and unmatched support that keeps Airtex at the top our industry.

Airtex News & Events

06.12.2015
Your Fuel Pump - The Hidden Secret to Increasing Engine Performance

So you are redoing your car to make it a little faster, and you think you've thought of everything. New heads, new tires, new suspension, maybe even a tougher transmission. Everything is good to go, right? Maybe not. There is one item that you may have overlooked when you were making improvements. Replacing your fuel pump can provide a couple of benefits that you may not have thought of when you were planning your overhaul. [VIEWMORE}

06.12.2015
Fuel Pump First - A Fast, Efficient Means of Checking the Fuel Pump

One of the most complex components of a vehicle is the fuel system. Symptoms of a problem with the fuel system are nearly countless. From a non-start or poor idling to soft acceleration and lurching, it is very difficult to know exactly what the problem is with the fuel delivery system without getting under the hood.

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.

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06.08.2015
Audi Fuel System Tech Tip: Dealing With Low Fuel Pressure DTCs

Due to fuel intrusion into the low-pressure ¬system fuel pressure sensor (G410), a false signal may be sent to the controller, resulting in a reading that is out of tolerance.

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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