• Sharpening Your Best Tool!

    To be a Truck technician requires a lot of time and energy, and requires a major investment in your physical and mental being. Yet, as with every major investment everyone looks forward to a great return. To ensure the best chance at a great return, you must start with taking care of your best “tool”. You! Here are some great tips and tricks to help you get the best of you from our own Chris Wenberg.

  • 2021 Emission Control Application Guide Now Available

    Every year the automotive industry is ever evolving, with new vehicles, technologies and government standards being introduced or changed. Mitchell 1 understands this and knows how important it is for technicians and repair shops to stay up to date with the most current emission system information for all sorts of makes and models of vehicles. That is why we publish an annual Emission Control Application Guide (2021 ECAT).

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Make The Switch

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoSometimes a code will lead you down the wrong path, especially when the underlying symptoms seem unrelated. Follow this Real Fix to see how a stalling Buick Regal with a traction control module code was diagnosed and the component that caused the problem.

  • Best of the Blogs 2020: Auto Shop Marketing Tips

    Marketing can be tricky. It is an ever-evolving and dynamic practice that can make or possibly break a business. New technologies and methodologies are constantly developing and consumers change with these trends; including the way they interact with marketing communication methods. This past year, our SocialCRM auto shop marketing team has been busy blogging away and sharing their marketing wisdom to help your shop gain and retain more customers and ultimately boost sales. Here is a collection of the SocialCRM team’s blog posts from 2020.

  • Best of the Blogs – 2020 ProDemand Tips & Tricks

    If you’re a ProDemand automotive repair software user, you’ve more than likely noticed there have been some pretty exciting changes made to the program that are helping to speed up your search for auto repair information. Learning new features of a program can always be difficult. Even knowing the full functionality of a program can sometimes elude many long-time users. To help you get to know ProDemand better, we have offered some tips and shortcuts to get you to your fix faster. Check out this round up of 2020 blogs featuring some of the best Tips and Tricks.

  • Best of the Blogs – 2020 ProDemand Updates

    With 2020 now in the rear view mirror, we can look to the road ahead and to what 2021 will bring. As usual, Mitchell 1 is already hard at work creating value for our customers and finding new and innovative ways to help technicians and shop owners speed up efficiency and value for the coming year. Get yourself caught up or reacquainted with all the new features and updates in ProDemand this past year by clicking the blog links below.

  • Meet your Marketing Specialist Support Agent: Chris Rohrer

    The “Meet Your Support Agent” feature provides an inside look at the SocialCRM auto shop marketing service from the support agent’s perspective. Using their expertise within the Automotive field to be part of the business team to enhance the performance of their SocialCRM!  This time we had the opportunity to sit down with Chris Rohrer and obtain his advice to shop shops engage with their customers, obtain new customers and increase retention.

  • Featured TPMS Tip: 2011-2017 Kia Sorento

    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 either the TPMS or the reset procedures quick link in our ProDemand® auto repair information software, along with other important reset procedure data for the selected vehicle.

     

  • The TruckSeries Advantage

    When it comes to diagnosing and repairing electrical systems these days it can be tricky. At first glance everything appears to look good, so then why doesn’t it work? That’s where Mitchell 1’s TruckSeries truck repair information comes in, as it gives you the advantage you need to quickly diagnose any issue and complete the repair without replacing unnecessary components.