• SureTrack Real Fix: Park Assist Issue

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoPark assist systems come in many variations. These are part of what is now known as ADAS (Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems). Park assist systems rely on various sensors to help you avoid objects while parking your car. Follow this Real Fix to see how a problem with the parking assistance system on a BMW 530xi was diagnosed and repaired.

  • TPMS: Ford Econoline (E150-E450): 2010-18

    Tire Pressure in Cold weather specificationsMitchell 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 either the TPMS or the reset procedures quick link in our ProDemand® auto repair information software, along with other important reset procedure data for the selected vehicle.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Not So Smart Key Kia

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoIt’s always a risk trying to fix a car that the owner worked on themselves first and now is broken. SureTrack community member sleazen had an Kia Optima in their shop that the customer swapped the engine in and now won’t start. They replaced the pump but that didn’t fix it. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member todawg and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • TPMS: Ford Taurus, Police Sedan and Lincoln MKS, 2011-19

    Tire Pressure in Cold weather specificationsMitchell 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 either the TPMS or the reset procedures quick link in our ProDemand® auto repair information software, along with other important reset procedure data for the selected vehicle.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Stop Your Whining

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoWhining customers are one thing you might not be able to fix but a whining power steering system should be easy. SureTrack community member jacksonwhidbey had an Acura MDX in their shop that had a whining power steering pump. They replaced the pump but that didn’t fix it. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member todawg and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • Tax Season and the Importance of Manager SE Setup

    Now that we are well into 2020 and the 2019 tax filing season is upon us, many business owners are working their way through their finances to file their taxes with the US Internal Revenue Service or the Canada Revenue Agency before that fateful April day. Thankfully, if you use Mitchell 1’s Manager SE Shop Management software, retrieving these figures is as easy as can be. With your program properly set up, you can report on a number of items that will fulfill your tax reporting for the 2019 tax year and for years to come.

  • Featured TPMS Tip: 2015-19 Lexus RC F, 2016-17 RC 200T, 2016-19 RC 300 and 2015-1 RC 350

    Tire Pressure in Cold weather specificationsMitchell 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 either the TPMS or the reset procedures quick link in our ProDemand® auto repair information software, along with other important reset procedure data for the selected vehicle.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Contaminated Caddy

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoWhen your customer inadvertently puts diesel into their gasoline powered car, you start off with cleaning the fuel system but would you expect a problem with the car’s security system as well? SureTrack community member kbarnes had a Cadillac CTS in their shop that wouldn’t start after having the fuel system contaminated with diesel. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member dmckemie12, ericsautomotive and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.