Powertrain Archives - Import Car
Cummins Launches Software For Powertrain ADS Integration

The company is actively testing more than 100 vehicles in coordination with ADS technology companies.

Finding Opportunities In Alternative Powertrains

MAHLE pledges leadership to shops embracing future technology.

Following The ‘Electronic Trail’ As A Means To Solve PCM-Related Problems

Leave your wrenches in your toolbox because in this month’s Diagnostic Solutions, we’re going to explore how to diagnose many common powertrain control module (PCM)-related driveability and electrical problems by following what I call The Electronic Trail.

Volkswagen: Engine Does Not Start

Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX, 2.8L Complaint: The customer says the vehicle will not start. Cause: Confirmed the customer’s complaint and found the vehicle did not start. Connected a scan tool and found the following codes: • 17978 – Engine Start Blocked by Immobilizer; • 18034 – Powertrain Data Bus: Missing Message from TCU; •

Import Insights: Hyundai (August 2014)

Hyundai Posts Record-Selling Start to Year Hyundai Motor America posted its best July ever and the best opening seven-month period in its 28-year history. July sales of 67,011 were up 1.5% versus the same period a year ago. The Sonata had another strong month with sales of 22,577, up 19%, while the Santa Fe recorded

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Import Insights: Honda/Acura (July 2014)

Honda Sales Hot In May May 2014 Honda and Acura vehicle sales showed an overall increase of 9% compared to May 2013, which showed a similar increase vs. the previous year. The Honda Division posted an increase of 9.8% with May sales of 137,928 units. The Acura division gained 2.2% on May sales of 14,675,

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