• SureTrack Community Fix: Double Trouble

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoHaving two of the same car in your shop with the same issue is fairly uncommon. Hopefully the same fix works for both. SureTrack community member TurnageAutoCare had a two Chevrolet Cruzes that wouldn’t start. One came in that way and one got that way after an engine swap. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Richard_C and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • Don’t Ignore the Un-Glamorous Drive Axle

    Drive axles may not be the most glamorous part of the truck but they are vital to keeping the truck moving down the road. Here are a few general guidelines from our own Jake Schell, Product Manager for Mitchell 1’s CVG, that work with most axles; and for everything else learn how Mitchell 1’s TruckSeries can help you out in this blog.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Interrupted Cruise

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoCruise control is a handy feature to use on long drives, but if it keeps shutting off, it can be frustrating. SureTrack community member Qualty1 had a Chevrolet Suburban where the cruise control would disconnect when using the turn signals. 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.

  • Featured TSB: BMW Brake Tick

    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 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!

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Rattle When You Roll

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoNoises are bad. Intermittent noises are worse. Intermittent noises that only happen when you’re driving are horrible to diagnose. SureTrack community member 1Quick6 had a 2015 RAM 1500 pickup in the shop that had a rattling noise that could only be heard at certain times while driving. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community members, they were able to resolve the issue.

  • SELECTING THE CORRECT FLUID

    It is absolutely imperative to use the correct fluid whenever servicing a truck. Adding the wrong type of anti-freeze, oil or transmission fluid can cause severe damage to a component or system. Luckily, TruckSeries truck repair information provides oil, fluid and lubricant charts for most vehicles to make sure your shop avoids the repercussions of using the wrong fluid(s).

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Reverse Air

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoIt’s always frustrating when you replace a part and the new one doesn’t work as it should. SureTrack community member bmaples had a BMW X3 SUV in the shop where they replaced a bad HVAC blower and now it only had a little bit of air coming out of the vents. 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.