Cartridge oil filters are everywhere! Their use in modern vehicles was once strictly European– commonly found in BMW, VW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz cars. Fast-forward to 2022 and you’ll find them used in several United States domestic and Japanese domestic makes and models as well. While there are still holdouts, many automakers have transitioned to cartridge…

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A couple of weeks ago we were alerted to a probe that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened to investigate reports of 2018-2020 RAM 6.7L diesel trucks stalling without warning, while operating at speeds of 25mph+. This probe has been ongoing since 2019 with full cooperation from Stellantis – formerly known as…

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The Chrysler Pentastar V6 oil filter housing and cooler assembly for 3.2L and 3.6L engines can become warped, brittle and crack over time with constant exposure to engine bay heat. This serious flaw in the design of the Pentastar oil filter housing and cooler assembly often result in severe oil and coolant leaks and can have catastrophic consequences.