• Rotor Specifications

    Sometimes determining whether a rotor needs replacing can be quite a tricky issue. Luckily Mitchell 1’s TruckSeries is here to assist and help  you determine if a rotor requires machining or replacement. Read more about it here in this blog.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Off Their Rockers

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoAny time a customer works on their own vehicle before bringing it to you can cause you to try and figure out if the work they did caused the problem. SureTrack community member HcTruckRepair had a Dodge Grand Caravan in their shop where the customer replaced the rocker arms and then ended up with a P0344 cam sensor code. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member RVAAuto and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • ProDemand’s 1Search Plus Significantly Improves Efficiency with Targeted Automotive Repair Information at your Fingertips

    Finding relevant, consistent auto repair information when you need it is critical when performing electrical and diagnostic repairs on vehicles. Mitchell 1 has made it painless to locate pertinent information with ProDemand’s 1Search Plus feature, which serves as a smart information hub to help technicians work faster and smarter.

  • New Transend Catalog Provides Broader Coverage for Transmission / Driveline Components to Shops Using Manager SE

    Finding and ordering the right parts for transmission and driveline servicing has never been easier for Mitchell 1’s Manager SE customers. We’ve seamlessly integrated the new transend™ transmission and drivetrain catalog from Transtar, Inc. into our Manager SE shop management system. In addition to the service parts you’d expect, now you can quickly find those elusive transmission parts that the general service catalog vendors simply don’t carry.

  • Featured TPMS Tip: Dodge Grand Caravan 2011-17

    Tire Pressure in Cold weather specificationsMitchell 1 provides TPMS information to Modern Tire Dealer, an award-winning publication that writes editorial content geared to independent tire dealers. We’re sharing this content in our blog, with a link to the Modern Tire Dealer website where you can read the article in full. The TPMS information in this article may also be accessed in the reset procedures tab in our ProDemand® auto repair information software, along with other important reset procedure data for the selected vehicle.

  • Take the Charge out of Static Electricity

    Awareness to the potential of static electricity is the key to preventing electrical component damage. In the shop environment a couple of the most common ways in which static electricity can form are through walking and sliding across the vehicle seat. When working on the electrical components, steps should be taken to discharge any static electricity prior to touching the components.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Springtime for Audi

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoIntermittent misfires are one of the trickiest vehicle problems to track down. You have to get the car to do it while you’re working on it. SureTrack community member cbrodskysr had an Audi A4 in their shop that had a misfire under load, they did some work to it that seemed to clear up the issue but it came back in a few weeks with the same problem. 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.

  • 5 Ways Auto Repair Shops Can Use SMS Text to Drive Business

    Playing telephone tag can be frustrating for auto repair shops and customers alike, especially when it comes to scheduling appointments or soliciting feedback for vehicle repairs. But with modern technology, the solution today is literally in the palm of your hands.  Learn 5 steps from our own Marketing Experts on how a simple text message is the perfect channel to guarantee a timely response.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Cruze Control

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoElectronic throttle controls have become ubiquitous on new vehicles. The days of the simple throttle cable are going away. Follow this Real Fix to see how a Chevrolet Cruze with an erratic throttle and a code P2135 was diagnosed and the problem that was found and corrected.