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  • SureTrack Community Fix: Brakes Lock Steering

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoHydroboost is a system where the power steering system is used to power the brake booster. SureTrack community member Ourfamilygarage had a Ford Super Duty truck in the shop that had spongy brakes and the steering locking up while braking. 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 Community Fix: The Lean Ranger

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoTypically diagnosing a lean condition in a vehicle is pretty straight forward. But what do you do when you’ve corrected any obvious faults and everything tests out? You call on the SureTrack Community for help. SureTrack community member drdiesel had a Ford Ranger in the shop where the check engine light would come on after driving about 20 miles. They repaired some issues but still had the light coming on. 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: Regal Problem

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoWhat could be more annoying than having your car stall every time you come to a stop? SureTrack community member 7343917292 had a Buick Regal in the shop that would stall when coming to a stop. 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: Flashing in the Outback

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoAutomatic transmissions don’t like to be too hot or too cold. If they get overheated, they can be seriously damaged. SureTrack community member Tech12345 had a Subaru Outback in the shop where the automatic transmission temperature light was flashing. They found and repaired some damage to the transmission but the light continues to flash. 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 FAQ: A Collection-Part 1

    SureTrack Featured FAQs provide “bite-sized” portions of information to help you make full use of the many features inside the product, including exclusive SureTrack tools and real-world insights from professional technicians. Whether you’re just getting started or have been using the resource for a while, you’ll find helpful tidbits here that you might not yet have discovered.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Transmission Faults

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoWhen your customer brings their car in with the check engine light on, one of the last things they want to hear is that they have transmission faults. Follow this Real Fix to see how codes P0720, P0731, P0732 and P1790 on this 2002 Chrysler Voyager were diagnosed and the component that caused the problem.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Fuse Meltdown

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoNo start conditions can be frustrating, especially when it is an intermittent condition. SureTrack community member bmaples had a 2012 Ford F150 Pickup in the shop with an intermittent no start condition and a few codes. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community members ericsautomotive and todawg and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Stuck Buick Turbo

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoSometimes you go through all the documented testing steps for a problem and still can’t find the solution. When this happens, turning to your fellow techs is a great solution. SureTrack community member candtauto had a Buick Regal Turbo in the shop with a code P2261 for a stuck turbo bypass valve. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member dmckemie12 and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Rough Idling Volvo

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoEveryone knows that when the check engine light comes on, you have an issue. But when it flashes, does that mean it’s a bigger problem? We may never know. Follow this Real Fix to see how a code 6805 on a 2004 Volvo S60 was diagnosed and repaired.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Buzzin’ in your Escalade

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoHere’s another case of a hard to diagnose noise that only happens while driving. SureTrack community member Jeffytune had a Cadillac Escalade in the shop with a buzzing noise happening after driving over a bump or dip. Not only that, the noise stop happening after it warmed up. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community members ericsautomotive and jbsprintcar, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.