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  • SureTrack Real Fix: Spitting Kia

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoFuel is expensive, so a problem that causes fuel to spill on the ground is especially frustrating for drivers. SureTrack community member olivierm had a Kia Spectra in their shop that needed a new fuel tank due to corrosion. They replaced the fuel tank and checked the rest of the system, but fuel would spit out when filling the tank, 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 Real Fix: Believe the Code

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoWhen a code tells you over and over again that you have the wrong component installed, you might want to believe it. SureTrack community member Peirs13 had a Ford Escape in their shop that came in with the ABS light on, they replaced the wheel sensor but then got a new code saying it had an incorrect component. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Juniur and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: This Bull Won’t Charge

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoChasing your tail on an issue can lead to a lot of frustration. SureTrack community member pdmason1492 had a Ford Taurus in their shop that wouldn’t charge the battery, 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.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Cracked Civic

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoEngine misfires have many causes so there can be a lot of things to check to find them. SureTrack community member schoolhouse2021 had a Civic Hybrid in their shop that had misfires on all cylinders, 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.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Spaced Out Lexus

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoSometimes a simple part you don’t notice can stop you from repairing your customer’s vehicle. SureTrack community member BRIANRINGS1 had a Lexus IS250 in their shop that wouldn’t start and found that fuel pressure was low, even after replacing the pump twice. 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.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Go With the Flow, Again

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoWhen you have a repeat issue, your first thought doesn’t always go to the components you replaced. But you should always factor in that some new parts may not work properly. SureTrack community member wagshop1 had a Toyota Camry in their shop that came in with the air conditioning working intermittently. They repaired it and returned the vehicle to the customer but it came back two days later with the same problem. 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.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Warning Light Woes

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoWhen the battery warning light comes on but the vehicle is charging as it should, you need to figure out what could cause that issue. SureTrack community member Richard_C had a Honda Pilot in their shop where the battery warning light is always on but no issues are found immediately. 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.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Careful Disassembly

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoWhen following the factory procedures for repairs, be sure to read all the notes, cautions and warnings provide. It might save you some grief in the end. SureTrack community member cgorzsas had a Jeep Liberty in their shop that came in with ABS issues even after repeated attempts to repair it. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Skip and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: It’s all in the Intake

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoAfter replacing an engine twice in the same vehicle and still having strange mechanical and performance issues, you’d be pulling your hair out. SureTrack community member mdwoods1122 had a Chevrolet Equinox in their shop that came in with a blown engine. They replaced it twice and both times it wouldn’t run right and seemed like it was blown again. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community members ericsautomotive, Richard_C and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Make the Switch

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoHere’s another fix for an intermittent no start. In this case it was easy to reproduce but hard to track down. SureTrack community member schoolhouse2021 had a Honda Accord in their shop that intermittently wouldn’t start accompanied by strange noises under the dash. 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.