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  • Quick & Accurate Price Quotes with TruckSeries Estimator

    How long will my truck be out of service?  How much will it cost? Business owners and customers alike want quick, accurate answers to these commonly asked questions, especially in today’s economic market. Mitchell 1 TruckSeries is here to help! With just a few clicks of the mouse, you can create accurate repair and cost estimates that address these questions for your customers. Learn how in this short blog.

  • Getting Your Fleet Winter-Ready

    With winter now officially upon us, trucks in your fleet may be traveling on wet, snowy and icy roads. While driving in these conditions may not be the most ideal for drivers, there are steps that can be taken to ensure your fleet is properly prepared for any winter driving challenge. Learn from our own Curt Bogert on some proven tips that you can do today in this blog.

  • A Balancing Act with Tires

    Having the proper balance in life is important and the same can be said about your truck’s tires. A balanced tire prevents premature repairs and replacements. Learn from our own Jake Schell on just how important “keeping balance” truly is.

  • Keep Wheel Hub Bearings Lubricated Dippy-Bird Style

    You may remember a toy from your childhood, one where a glass bird bobs up and down with red fluid inside of it? Well there is a connection between this toy and keeping your wheel hub bearings lubricated. How is that? Well, find out from our own Jake Schell who provides over 40 years of industry experience in this quick read blog.

  • Winter is coming…is your truck ready?

    Fall is fantastic time of the year, usually advertised with warm cups of coffee and pumpkins adorning porches surrounded by leaves. But, if you work on heavy duty and commercial vehicles, then its also the perfect time to make sure those vehicles are made ready for the harshness of winter. Learn some vital tips here in this quick read blog.

  • Faster Truck Fixes with 1Search Plus

    After retrieving a fault code (DTC) from the truck’s diagnostic system, a technician typically needs to know some basic information about the code and the system displaying the problem. This information will  help the technician quickly and accurately arrive at a diagnosis. Learn how with the help of Mitchell 1’s 1Search Plus, you can repair trucks faster and get back on the road sooner in this blog.

     

  • A Hospitable Approach to Truck Maintenance

    As summer draws towards a close, many of us are anticipating those final, enjoyable outside gatherings before the weather changes. What pray tell does this have to do truck maintenance? Quite a lot actually. As vehicles become increasingly complex, so does maintenance. Read about how important is to stay on top of maintenance and prevent those prolonged down times during the seasons here in this blog.

  • Preventing Unintended Consequences From Routine Service on ADAS-Equipped Commercial Vehicles

    One of the fastest growing, transformative technologies — known as  ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) — is taking the commercial vehicle industry by storm. It refers to a complex suite of sensors, cameras, control modules, etc., intended to keep drivers safe. But as the technology becomes more complex, so does repairing them. Here’s what repair shops need to know when it comes to diagnosing, repairing and calibrating ADAS components.