• SureTrack Community Fix: Wait And See Subaru

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoComebacks are never a fun thing, especially when you might need to do a major teardown to find the problem. Sometimes patience is the key. SureTrack community member macdonald.motorworks had a Subaru Forester in the shop that had previously repaired and now has started smoking at startup. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member juniur and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • Tools to Help Master Today’s Electrical Diagnostics

    With all these emerging technologies coming at us so rapidly, often a vehicle comes into the shop with a symptom that even the most experienced tech has not seen before. That is going to be a reality for a long time and why it’s critical to have access to wiring diagrams that make it quick and easy to find the related component information and arrive at an accurate diagnosis.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Unbalanced 4Runner

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoHere’s another vehicle with intermittent symptoms that tricky to diagnose. Tested all the usual causes and still not fixed. SureTrack community member boysshop had a Toyota 4Runner in the shop that had intermittent idle and stalling issues. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community members ericsautomotive, DAG1365 and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Head Games

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoIf you have a Low Coolant message on the dash, you first check the coolant level and then check the sensor. What if you can’t find the sensor? SureTrack community member Chryslercorey had a Chevrolet Silverado in the shop that they couldn’t find the coolant level sensor on. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member dmckemie12 and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Stay Grounded

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoPhantom problems, like doors locking and unlocking on their own, in a vehicle can be tough to diagnose. SureTrack community member dicksrepair had a Chevrolet Silverado in the shop that would lose power and the door locks would act up after a cold start. 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.

  • TPMS: 2012-2017 Volkswagen Passat

    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.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Stuck Compass

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoEmission system monitors let you know that all systems are functional. Especially before an emissions check. SureTrack community member juniorBACC had a Jeep Compass in the shop that would not set the oxygen sensor monitor even though everything seemed right. 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.