• SureTrack Community Fix: Return to Sender

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoHere’s another case of an intermittent condition that is frustrating a technician. Especially when it turns out to be a simple fix. SureTrack community member jaybeerepair had a Chevrolet S10 pickup in their shop that had a stalling condition when warm but they had a hard time tracking down the cause. 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 Community Fix: Stop the Squeal!

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoSquealing noises in vehicles typically have a couple common causes. Such as belts or pulleys. But what if those aren’t the cause? SureTrack community member harristech had a Ford Ranger in their shop that had a squealing noise from the engine at times. 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.

  • How to set up VMRS codes in TruckSeries

    Being able to use these industry standard codes in your quotes to match service operations to parts is a game changer in TruckSeries. Unfortunately, because it requires to be activated in your shop settings, some may not even know it is a feature. Learn how to set up this feature in TruckSeries in this blog.

  • Featured TSB: Check for Debris in Chevy Colorado

    Mitchell 1 provides TSB information to Auto Service Professional, an online edition of Auto Service Professional magazine, which fulfills a critical role in the automotive aftermarket by providing technical information to independent auto repair facilities and new car dealer service departments. We’re sharing this content in our blog, with a link to the Auto Service Professional website where you can read the article in full. Enjoy!

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Not So Good Vibrations

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoVibrations that only happen when you’re driving can be very hard to diagnose and sometimes can lead you away from the actual cause. SureTrack community member Jeffytune had a Subaru Crosstrek in their shop that had such a vibration and thought it was coming from the engine. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Oimoens and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • Surprise! Time to Prepare for a DOT Inspection

    Do you like surprises? Most of us would say yes, if it was a pleasant surprise. One surprise you probably would not appreciate is an unscheduled Department of Transportation (DOT) Inspection. But fear not…because with Mitchell 1 TruckSeries by your side you can be prepared for any surprise inspection that may come your way. Learn how to prepare for a DOT inspection in this blog.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Lost its Sparkle

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoIssues with the throttle position sensor on a vehicle are usually pretty easy to diagnose, but sometimes you have to dig deeper to find the issue. Follow this Real Fix to see how the problem with this Spark’s throttle control was diagnosed and repaired.