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  • SureTrack Community 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 Community 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 Community 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 Community 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 Community 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 Community 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 Community 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 Community 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.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Smoke Test to the Rescue

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoDon’t get distracted by trouble codes indicating a faulty component, proper testing procedures will lead to a successful repair the first time. Follow this Real Fix to see how a technician diagnosed codes P0131, P0171 and P1123 on this Chevrolet Tahoe and found the components that caused the problem.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: No Pressure, No Start

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoIntermittent no-start issues will have a technician focusing on fuel and ignition systems, but it could be many other things. SureTrack community member CRC251 had a Dodge Nitro in their shop that had the wouldn’t always restart after driving. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member southauto and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.