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Ford Recall Expenses Hit $1.3B In Past 14 Months

Ford Motor Co. has disclosed more than $1.3 billion in charges for recalls since September 2016.

WD-40 Company to Debut Bronco Restoration at SEMA

WD-40 Company will debut its new WD-40/SEMA Cares Boosted Bronco, a restored 1966 Ford Bronco, at the 2017 SEMA Show.The restoration was done to highlight the many automotive uses for WD-40 Multi-Use Product and the WD-40 Specialist line.

Tenneco Releases New Rancho Brand Suspension System

Tenneco’s Rancho brand has released the new “Level It” two-inch suspension system, which is now available for 2008-04 Ford F-150s. Each suspension kit includes is a set of quickLIFT RS7000 MT monotube struts and a set of sway bar drop brackets to ensure optimal engineering angles for roll and sway, improving ride precision.

Servicing Ford TPMS

Ford embraced tire pressure monitoring systems as early as the 2002 model year on the Explorer and Windstar. These systems can be either direct or indirect. From 2006-’09, Ford used banded sensors mounted in the center of the rim. In 2010, Ford reverted to valve stem-mounted sensors.

Rancho Launches Suspension Lift Kits for 2017 Ford Superduty Trucks

Tenneco’s Rancho brand has released new Ford Superduty suspension systems and leveling kits, now including a 5-inch radius arm lift kit, 5-inch drop bracket lift kit and a 2.5-inch leveling system.

BFGoodrich OE on Ford F-150 Raptor

Michelin North America’s BFGoodrich brand will fit the new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor with its All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires as original equipment. Engineered with BFGoodrich’s off-road motorsports technology, KO2 tires offers toughness, tread life and traction for harsh off-road conditions such as gravel, dirt, rock, mud and snow, BFG said. The Raptor’s KO2 tires were

Ford Honors Toyo with Supplier Award

Ford Motor Company has recognized Toyo Tire USA Corp. as a preferred supplier with the Ford Q1 award. According to Toyo, the company earned the award “in recognition of its superior product quality, high reliability, exceptional materials and dependable supply chain management.” Toyo has supplied original equipment tires to Ford since April 2014. The internationally

TPMS Update: FORD Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

Ford embraced Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) as early as the 2002 model year on the Explorer and Windstar. These systems can be direct or indirect, and all 2007 models have TPMS standard. From 2006-2009, Ford used banded sensors that are mounted in the center of the rim. In 2010, Ford reverted to the valve

Raybestos Celebrates 1969 Mustang Restoration with Giveaway

In celebration of the 1969 Mustang restoration, Brake Parts Inc.’s Raybestos brand is launching a 1969 Raybestos Mustang t-shirt and vintage Raybestos cap giveaway promotion. Counter people who sell 20 sets of Element3 brake pads now through May 15 are eligible for the promotion. “The Raybestos Muscle Shirt and Cap Giveaway promotion pairs one of

Snap-on Offers Quick Tips Training Videos

Snap-on has added four new Diagnostic Quick Tips training videos to its website and YouTube. The free videos are designed to help professional technicians speed up their diagnostic capabilities, Snap-on said. “The new Diagnostic Quick Tips videos, based on real case studies, show how to apply diagnostics to specific vehicles and applications through two-minute demonstrations

Ford Facing Lawsuit over Focus Suspension Issues

Earlier this week, a federal appeals court reinstated a California lawsuit against Ford Motor Co. that argues the auto maker’s Focus sedans had defective rear suspensions that caused premature tire wear and other safety hazards. Four customers filed the suit in 2011 as a proposed class action on behalf of everyone who bought or leased

A 2011 Ford Focus.
Hankook UHP is OE for Lincoln MKX

Hankook Tire Co. has been selected as OE supplier for the 2016 Lincoln MKX. The vehicle will be fitted with Hankook’s 20-inch UHP all-season tire, the Ventus S1 Noble 2. The Ventus S1 Noble 2 was developed for drivers who want a comfortable drive, Hankook said. The tire features an asymmetric four-channel rib design to