• SureTrack Real Fix: Don’t be a Jerk

    Nobody wants to deal with jerks, especially in your steering wheel when you’re driving down the road. Follow this Real Fix to see how a jerking steering wheel issue on this Nissan Pickup was diagnosed and repaired.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: What’s in the Trunk?

    What do you do if you have junk in the trunk but you can’t get your trunk to open with a button? Well you could just use the key, but that’s a lot of effort. Follow this Real Fix to see how an inoperable trunk release was diagnosed and repaired on this Chevrolet Malibu.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Shake Shifter

    Nobody likes annoying vibrations in their car and they can be hard to diagnose. Follow this Real Fix to see how a transmission vibration was diagnosed and repaired on this Cadillac DeVille.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Daytime Running Lights

    Many vehicles have daytime running lights and most people never think twice about them. But if you notice that they aren’t working, you can head to your local mechanic for help. Follow this Real Fix to see how inoperative daytime running lights on this Chevrolet Equinox were diagnosed and repaired.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Panic Works for Once

    Sometimes it takes an unusual procedure to get the job done, especially when you can’t find any other solution. SureTrack community member erick01 had a Chevrolet S10 pickup in the shop with a soft brake pedal and after several bleedings, the pedal would still go to the floor. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member ironnutz, and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Oldie but a Goodie

    If you’re an older technician you might remember when a 20 year old car was a really old car. These days, cars last a lot longer so you will still see a lot of daily drivers that are 20 years old an older that still need to be repaired when something goes wrong. Follow this Real Fix to see how an ABS problem was diagnosed and repaired.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Assist Your ABS

    What to do when your ABS light comes on? If you had a code reader you might use it to see what’s going on but in this case you need to seek professional help. Follow this Real Fix to see how a code for the park assist system on this Ford F150 affects the ABS.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: MPA? What’s MPA?

    Vehicle service information is jam-packed with acronyms and keeping track of what they all mean can be a full-time job. The definition of an MPA switch might not come immediately to mind but follow this Cadillac Escalade Real Fix to see how it relates to diagnosing and repairing a code C0286.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Poor Fuel Economy

    Nobody wants to spend more on gas than they need to. Lots of things can cause your fuel economy to decrease and without any codes, you have to hunt around for the problem. Follow this Real Fix to see how a poor fuel economy complaint on this Chevrolet Impala was diagnosed and corrected.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Oh the Suspension

    Real Fixes from Mitchell 1’s SureTrack® expert information resource are documented issues from actual shop repair orders and community discussions. Read on to see how SureTrack can help you correct issues that are not easily diagnosed using OEM information alone. SureTrack is available at no additional cost in our ProDemand product. This week’s Real Fix is […]