Best of the Blogs – 2018 ProDemand Tips & Tricks

2018 ProDemand Tips and Tricks

If you’re a ProDemand user, you’ve more than likely noticed there have been some pretty exciting changes made to the program that are helping to speed up your search for auto repair information. Learning new features of a program can always be difficult. Even knowing the full functionality of a program can sometimes elude many long-time users. To help you get to know ProDemand better, we have offered some tips and shortcuts to get you to your fix faster. Use the links below to quickly get caught up on the latest and greatest tips n’ tricks from 2018.

How to Find Multimedia Links in Your Auto Repair Information

Published:  January 16, 2018

“The world has come a long way with the digital age, and repair information should follow suit. OEMs have been listening by adding rich multimedia content to their service and repair information, including audio,video and even 3D rendered images. We are excited to announce that we have been able to capture and provide this multimedia content in your ProDemand repair information.”

New Videos Added to Your Auto Repair Information Software!

Published:  January 23, 2018

“Did you know that we have recently added 35 new TSBs with videos?These TSBs cover noises as well as unique labor steps taken to improve the repair process. We are proud to say that these videos are exclusive to ProDemand.” Learn where to find them.

Getting Started with 1Search Plus

Published: February 21, 2018

“1Search Plus improves navigation by returning OEM and real-world information seamlessly together in one look-up. Information is returned in an intuitive card format, which is very easy-to-navigate if you are familiar with using a smartphone. If you are new to 1Search Plus, check out how to get started using this feature today.”

How a Dendrogram Helps You Work More Efficiently

Published: March 6, 2018

“Say what? If the term “dendrogram” is foreign to you, don’t worry.It’s actually just a fancy name for a type of diagram you probably encountered in elementary school. And it’s part of a powerful feature in the ProDemand auto repair information that helps with diagnosing multiple trouble codes. Let me explain…”

Finding Repair Information in ProDemand’s 1Search
Plus: Technical Bulletins Card

Published: June 20, 2018

“ProDemand has a new look! In an effort to make your auto repair information quicker and easier to access, we have changed the way the information has been organized after performing a search in 1Search Plus by transforming the original 1Search Classic tabs into 18 easy-to-navigate cards.” This will focus on how to navigate through the TSB card and address some common Q&As from other customers.

Estimate Guide FAQs

Published: August 1, 2018

“Our Mitchell 1 Labor Editorial Department has been getting some common questions about estimates, so we wanted to take a minute to highlight some of these FAQs to help everyone better understand how to use the Estimate Guide Module.” 

ADAS Is Pulling Into Your Shop

Published: December 18, 2018

“One of this year’s industry buzzwords is ‘ADAS’ or Advanced Driver Assistance Systems. If you aren’t familiar with that term, perhaps you’ve heard of some of the specific features like adaptive cruise control, back up cameras, lane departure warnings and automatic parking, to name just a few. Mitchell 1 added an ADAS feature to our Quick Link ribbon in our ProDemand auto repair information software.” Learn how to navigate to this quick link and how to use the ADAS feature to get the information you need.

About the Author

Brianna Crowl

Brianna Crowl is a Marketing Communication Specialist at Mitchell 1. She has over three years of experience working in digital marketing since graduating from San Francisco State University with a B.S. degree in marketing in 2014.