• SureTrack Community Fix: Slow Down Light

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoSometimes your best electrical issue diagnostic tool is the SureTrack Community. SureTrack community member ASC71241 had a Honda Accord in their shop that had the battery light coming on intermittently. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member DAG1365 and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • A Common Sense Approach to Prevent Tool Loss

    No technician wants to lose any tools. Not only are tools expensive, the tech depends on them to get the job done. Nevertheless, when working on vehicles, somehow tools get lost from time-to-time. Here are some time tested tips from our own Jake Schell on how to prevent tool loss in this blog

  • Bad Review, No Problem! SocialCRM Has You Covered!

    Google reviews have a tremendous impact on the online reputation of every business, including auto repair shops. Its what prospective customers rely on to determine if they want to do business with your shop – and what current customers use to determine if they want to keep coming back. Learn how with the power of SocialCRM and ReScore, you can get those positive reviews going and working for you!

  • SureTrack Community Fix: That’s a Stretch

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoSometimes you may not have the special tools to repair a customer’s vehicle but one of the most useful special tools you do have available is the SureTrack Community. SureTrack community member Jeffytune had an Audi A4 Allroad in their shop that had a starting issue and also a code related to the timing system. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Kg1 and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • Keeping Cool During the Summer

    We are heading into the true heat of summer and for many that means taking trips to the beach or pool to cool off. But can the same be said about your vehicle? What about its A/C system? Taking steps to prevent downtime during the crucial summer months is imperative. Learn some great tips and how TruckSeries can help you “keep your cool” here in this blog.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Return to Sender

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoHere’s another case of an intermittent condition that is frustrating a technician. Especially when it turns out to be a simple fix. SureTrack community member jaybeerepair had a Chevrolet S10 pickup in their shop that had a stalling condition when warm but they had a hard time tracking down the cause. 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: Stop the Squeal!

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoSquealing noises in vehicles typically have a couple common causes. Such as belts or pulleys. But what if those aren’t the cause? SureTrack community member harristech had a Ford Ranger in their shop that had a squealing noise from the engine at times. 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.

  • How to set up VMRS codes in TruckSeries

    Being able to use these industry standard codes in your quotes to match service operations to parts is a game changer in TruckSeries. Unfortunately, because it requires to be activated in your shop settings, some may not even know it is a feature. Learn how to set up this feature in TruckSeries in this blog.

  • Featured TSB: Check for Debris in Chevy Colorado

    Mitchell 1 provides TSB information to Auto Service Professional, an online edition of Auto Service Professional magazine, which fulfills a critical role in the automotive aftermarket by providing technical information to independent auto repair facilities and new car dealer service departments. We’re sharing this content in our blog, with a link to the Auto Service Professional website where you can read the article in full. Enjoy!