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.

IPC Global Solutions has published their annual ECOGARD Filter Application Guide. Available to aftermarket distributors in North America and beyond – ECOGARD offers a complete line of filtration and wiper blade products from IPC Global Solutions. The 2021 ECOGARD Filter Application Guide includes coverage for automotive and light-duty applications from 2007 to 2021.

At first glance, the all-new Mopar 68507598AA cartridge oil filter looks like most other cartridge oil filters used in passenger or light-duty vehicles. There’s a filter element, a couple of O-rings and a normal looking plastic oil filter housing cap. That’s pretty much where the similarities with other cartridge filters end. So, what’s different? …and…

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Born out of market need for high quality, cost effective product, ECOGARD is the aftermarket’s top solution for filters and wiper blades. The filter business is notoriously a commodity driven market and back in 2011 we saw a unique opportunity to disrupt the status quo by creating something that was much more than just another filter program in the value segment.

As most in the aftermarket around the country and especially in Massachusetts know by now, The Right to Repair Coalition’s 2020 referendum passed on November 3rd with overwhelming public support. With the passing of Question 1, a staggering 75% of voters made their voices heard loud and clear: We demand the right to choose the…

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Synthetic lubricants used to be something that drivers would buy out of personal preference, usually driven by a desire to put nothing but the best in their cars. Let’s be very clear – Those days are gone. Extended protection oil filters and synthetic lubricants have transitioned from being premium maintenance products to products that are…

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If you’re a professional installer in 2019, you probably can’t help but feel a little anxious about the long-term viability of your business when everyone is talking about electric vehicles (EV’s) taking over in the not so distant future. Make no mistake – battery-powered EV’s will play a significant role in powering the cars and…

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