• Featured TPMS Tip: 2006-2016 Toyota Tacoma

    Mitchell 1 provides TPMS information to Modern Tire Dealer, an award-winning publication that writes editorial content geared to independent tire dealers. We’re sharing this content in our blog, with a link to the Modern Tire Dealer website where you can read the article in full. The TPMS information in this article may also be accessed in […]

  • Meet your Mitchell 1 Marketing Team Member: Victor Michael

    The “Meet Your Team Member” feature provides an inside look at the SocialCRM auto shop marketing service from the perspective of one of our product experts. In an interview format, they share expertise, insights and best practices to help auto repair shops use digital marketing strategies to gain competitive advantage in their market. This time we had the opportunity to sit down with Victor Michael, one of our web designers for SocialCRM and LocalSearch, to obtain his thoughts and tips to boost a shop’s internet presence with their website.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Hard Start Mazda

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoA hard starting condition is annoying but might not bring a customer into the shop right away. They shouldn’t put it off since it could have a simple solution with the proper diagnostics. Follow this Real Fix to see how a hard starting Mazda 6i was diagnosed and what component was causing the issue.

  • How to Avoid Unexpected ‘No Crank’ Events

    You open the door, hop onto the seat, insert the key and turn it only to be welcomed with a “NO CRANK”. The fix may be easy and you could be back on the road quickly or it could mean your truck’s sidelined for quite some time. But with Mitchell 1’s TruckSeries, preventing such events from happening is best way to keep your trucks on the road running smoothly!

  • SureTrack Community Fix: RAM CAM

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoThe first modern cylinder deactivation system produced was the 1981 Cadillac V8-6-4 and that was a big flop. It’s now a common feature of multiple vehicles and generally trouble free. But when you have a vehicle so equipped and it has intermittent performance you might blame that system. SureTrack community member pdmason1492 had a 2013 RAM 1500 truck with a MDS 5.7L engine with intermittent a misfire problem and thought that maybe the cylinder deactivation system might be involved. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Ericsautomotive and others, they were able to finally figure out what was wrong with it and repair the problem.

  • Manager SE Repair Orders Statuses Are Anything But Status Quo!

    Out with the old and in with the new! Care to change the daily lull of looking at your hum-drum work-in-progress screen with exciting colors? Learn how it is now possible to customize your WIP Status column entries using colors to inform all Manager SE users what the story is at-a-glance here in this blog from Tim McDonnell, Sr. Product Marketing Manager for ManagerSE.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Tow It Again Mazda

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoTowing a dead vehicle into a shop is a fairly common situation. But doing it three times is too much, especially when it won’t act up when it’s there. SureTrack community member ZachR had a Mazda Tribute that would stall hours away from the shop but not when it was there. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Richard_C and others, they were able to finally figure out what was wrong with it and repair the problem.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Acura Coil Meltdown

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoWater is necessary for life but sometimes it can be the cause of death, especially when mixed with electronics. SureTrack community member mtbittinger had an Acura MDX that came in twice for running poorly, both times with a melted coil. They found that water intrusion into the ECU might be the cause. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Ericsautomotive and others, they were able to try and diagnose the issue and while they didn’t complete the repair the information found is useful to others.