• Guided Component Testing Process

    Mike Alberry of Mitchell 1 and Motor Age InterviewThere are multiple ways a technician can approach an auto repair problem, and it varies by the issue. This is why it’s important to create a solid diagnostic process that can be implemented across the board to ensure that problems can be solved in a reasonable amount of time and accurately.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Shaky Pedals

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoMost complaints of vibrations through a vehicle’s pedals are related to the brake pedal. A vibration in the gas pedal is fairly unusual. SureTrack community member bmaples had a Chevrolet Silverado in the shop where the owner complained that the gas pedal vibrated when accelerating from a stop.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: No Communication

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoBeing able to communicate is an essential part of being a human being, but it’s also an essential part of working on modern vehicles. Follow this Real Fix to see how various codes related to communication on this Buick Park Avenue were diagnosed and the repair that followed.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Can I Get Some Assistance Here?

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoToday’s vehicles are loaded with sensors to help you drive and park. These are part of what is now known as ADAS (Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems). One of the most common is parking assistance which helps you to avoid hitting obstacles while parking. Follow this Real Fix to see how a problem with the parking assistance system on a BMW 530xi was diagnosed and repaired.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Put A Stick In It

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoWhen you work on a car that has been repaired at another shop, you may not know exactly what was done to it. SureTrack community member EddRSmith had a Scion xB in the shop where the engine had been replaced and during a subsequent oil change the oil level was higher than it should have been.

  • Featured TPMS Tip: 2011-17 Dodge Grand Caravan

    Mitchell 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 […]