Mitchell 1 Commercial Vehicle Group Offers
Maintenance and Product Tips Through Shop Connection Blog

In a recent Shop Connection Blog post from Mitchell 1, the Commercial Vehicle Group (CVG) offers tips on how to determine if Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) has been contaminated with common vehicle fluids. It’s a quick tip, but valuable information because contaminated DEF can damage system components and make the fluid ineffective in reducing emissions.

Valuable service tips like this, as well as product navigation highlights, will be found in the Shop Connection Blog, Mitchell 1’s newest communication tool offering solutions to everyday problems facing truck operators and maintenance personnel. The Shop Connection Blog for trucks can be accessed on the Mitchell 1 website at

Mitchell 1’s CVG team is in a unique position to blog about a wide range of truck maintenance issues for Class 4-8 trucks. Through their development and continuous updates of their online labor time estimator, diagnostics and repair programs for all-makes of medium and heavy duty trucks, they have a high-level view to understand potential system-wide problems. In the blog, they will regularly share useful “Did You Know” maintenance information as well as “Tips and Tricks” for using Mitchell 1’s suite of software products for the trucking industry.

Mitchell 1’s online vehicle repair product line includes,, and TruckLabor, providing the vital procedural service information and labor time estimating in one place to maximize shop productivity. For additional information, call 888-724-6742 or visit To find your local Mitchell 1 representative, visit

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Jill Schafer

Jill Schafer is the Marketing Communication Manager at Mitchell 1 and has over 20 years of marketing experience with high-technology organizations, including over 10 years in the automotive information industry.