ProDemand Tips & Tricks to Help You be More Efficient

Best of the Blog 2015

It’s still early enough in the year to be a great time to review of some of the great tips and tricks we published in 2015 to help you master our ProDemand repair information software. Even if you’ve been using the software for a long time, we think you’ll find some nuggets here that will help you get the very most out of the software.

Many of these tips and tricks came from you, our ProDemand users, via the feedback button in the product or questions to our technical support team. We use your feedback to improve the product, but we also keep an eye out for common questions that we can answer in the blog with a tip or trick that will help you be more efficient.

We’ll continue sharing more tips and tricks here in 2016, so check back often the latest tips from the ProDemand Team.

PD_AccessTSBs_featuredHow to Access Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs), Campaigns and Recalls in ProDemand
The easiest way to find TSBs, recalls and campaigns in ProDemand is to use the Quick Links bar on the 1Search page.


PD_1Search_featuredHow to use ProDemand 1Search (Updated October 2015)
The primary navigation for ProDemand is to use the 1Search module for finding repair information, allowing you to return all the information you need for a job with just one lookup.


Links_featuredBenefits of Quick Links
These key pieces of information represent only a fraction — probably less than 20% — of the data in ProDemand, but they hold 80% of the value for users.



PD_UseTabs_featuredUsing Tabs in ProDemand
If a type of information has been returned, the tab will become active and be shown with bold print.


PD_ManyPaths_featuredMany Paths to the Information You Need in ProDemand
ProDemand has flexibility built in and offers you three different ways to navigate to repair information: 1Search, Component Search, and Vehicle Reference.


Top10_featuredUncover ‘Hidden’ Vehicle Issues with Top 10 Lists
We think our Top 10 lists just happen to be one of those features that provides extra value to uncover “hidden” vehicle issues beyond the obvious popular lookups.


About the Author

Gary Hixson

Gary Hixson is a Sr. Market Manager at Mitchell 1, and is responsible for product and market management of the Repair Information product line. Most recently he managed the release of ProDemand™, the industry-leading repair, diagnostic and maintenance information system.