• SureTrack Real Fix: Cracked Civic

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoEngine misfires have many causes so there can be a lot of things to check to find them. SureTrack community member schoolhouse2021 had a Civic Hybrid in their shop that had misfires on all cylinders, They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member DAG1365 and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • Featured TPMS Tip: Acura RLX (Except Hybrid) 2016-2020

    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.

  • Top 5 Tips to Maintain Your Customers’ Hybrid Vehicle

    Hybrids have been on the road for almost 20 years now and have become quite a large segment of all the cars currently on the road. Every shop is going to deal with maintaining hybrid cars at some point, why not join in now? This blog post summarizes some key points that you might find very helpful when it comes to repairing any customer vehicles.

  • Poll – How Many Hybrid Vehicles in Your Shop?

    Poll – How Many Hybrid Vehicles in Your Shop? While hybrid vehicles may seem like a modern invention, the first gas-electric hybrid was actually developed in 1899. The first volume hybrid vehicle sales in North America began in 1999 with the introduction of the Honda Insight, and a short time later, the Toyota Prius. With 2013 […]

  • Honda IMA Service and Repair

    Honda IMA Service and Repair Honda’s Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) has been in production for nearly 15 years and chances are you have had some of these vehicles in your bays already. Dave Macholz/Motor Age — Entering the realm of hybrid repair can be a daunting venture for many technicians and shop owners. Servicing Honda […]

  • Entering The Hybrid Service/Repair Market – The Trainer Video Series

    Entering The Hybrid Service/Repair Market Motor Age — Do you know when the first hybrid traveled American roadways? Your first thought might be the introduction of the Honda Insight, the first mass produced hybrid offered for sale back in 1999. But hybrid and electric vehicle technology actually dates back to 1839, when Robert Anderson of […]

  • What’s New in Hybrid Systems?

    What’s New in Hybrid Systems? OEMs continue to develop new hybrid offerings. Are you taking notice? John D. Kelly/Motor Age — What’s new in hybrid systems? The hybrid world changed in the last year because of totally new plug-in hybrid powertrain designs from Honda and Ford; other similar ones are being designed by other carmakers, […]

  • What's New in Hybrid Systems?

    What’s New in Hybrid Systems? OEMs continue to develop new hybrid offerings. Are you taking notice? John D. Kelly/Motor Age — What’s new in hybrid systems? The hybrid world changed in the last year because of totally new plug-in hybrid powertrain designs from Honda and Ford; other similar ones are being designed by other carmakers, […]