As electric vehicles (EVs) continue to gain popularity, it’s important to consider the health and safety features that come with them. One such feature is the cabin air filter, which is responsible for filtering the air that enters the vehicle’s cabin. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at cabin air filters for EVs and why they’re important.

We recently created a Technical Service Bulletin for a specific part number that Premium Guard, Inc. supplies to a private label brand. The private label customer was previously buying a different filter from a well-known aftermarket filter manufacturer, who produced this particular filter to different specifications than we do. In short, we produce the filter to OEM specifications, and they did not, which led to confusion and a little angst in the bays where vehicles were being serviced.

Technicians hear it all the time “work smarter, not harder”.  Easier said than done when you have jobs backed up and eager customers waiting to get back on the road.  Achieving the “work smarter” goal is not easy but with seemingly small incremental steps it is possible to improve workflows and get things done faster while keeping quality levels high.

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.