• SureTrack Community Fix: Mirror Mirror

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoChasing your tail around trying to solve a problem with a sensor that doesn’t exist can be very frustrating, especially when you find out why it’s not there. SureTrack community member ProAutoValdosta had a Ford F250 Super Duty truck that had a code for a bad reading on the ambient air temperature sensor but they couldn’t even find the sensor. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Ericsautomotive and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Ratchet Drop

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoHaving an tool accident while working on a customer’s car can lead to big issues. SureTrack community member Richard_C had a GMC Envoty in their shop for a head gasket change and when the tech was done, they accidentally shorted the battery and then the truck wouldn’t start. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member mwk6503 and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Green Monster Strikes Again

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoCorrosion is a horrible monster. But never more insidious than when it affects the wiring. SureTrack community member carls4460 had a Ford F350 Super Duty truck that was towed in for a no-start condition. They thought they found the cause but that didn’t fix it. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Poppyshop and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • Getting Back to the Basics When Establishing Data Points for Fleet Maintenance

    Virtually every business wants to establish goals even a Truck Repair Shop. When establishing a goal, it helps to have a starting point, because moving to a new point demands some sense of direction as to what needs to be done to get there. Let’s take a look at some basic data points that can help establish a starting point for tracking toward a future state in this blog.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Cranky Caddy

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoTechnicians love a mystery, or maybe not, when it involves wiring issues in a customer’s vehicle. SureTrack community member Freyson had a Cadillac DTS in their shop where the starter burned out because it wouldn’t stop cranking. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Dmckemie12 and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • Mitchell 1 to Sponsor Game-Changing Industry Workshop for Shop Owners & Managers

    Mitchell 1 is pleased to sponsor a special workshop designed to help the industry’s top shop owners and managers change the trajectory of their business forever and put them lightyears ahead of their competitors. This jam-packed 2-day event will guide shop owners through the customer journey – from learning what vehicle owners really think to identifying, managing and retaining customers, through customer follow-up.

  • How to Be Proactive with Diesel Injector Replacements

    Properly functioning fuel injectors though small are a crucial component of any vehicle. Regular maintenance and replacement help keep your fleet on the road quicker and without interruption. Here are some pro tips from our own Chris Wenberg on somethings he has learned from his years turning wrenches in this blog.