• SureTrack Real Fix: Wrong Plugs

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoSometimes you’ll be chasing your tail trying to fix an issue. You’ll find things along the way that might be the cause but it turns out to be something simple. SureTrack community member DNunez had a GMC Yukon in the shop with random misfires. They found several things to fix but still had the misfires. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Halsauto, and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Brake Cleaner to the Rescue

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoSometimes you need to go back to an old-fashioned method to diagnose a problem and find the cause. SureTrack community member Peirs13 had a GMC Sierra pickup in their shop that ran great but would intermittently go into limp in mode and set a bunch of codes. They did all the normal testing for the situation but still didn’t find the cause. 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.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Get a Grip

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoRemember when you pulled a lever, or stepped on a pedal to set the parking brake? Electronic parking brakes have proliferated through the automotive industry introducing another system to diagnose. SureTrack community member HHBA1 had a Mazda CX-5 that was setting parking brake codes and they were going down the path of replacing the module. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Markbob, and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Self-inflicted Drain

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoWith the amount of electronic gadgets available for cars today it can be hard to track down something that is causing an issue. SureTrack community member ProAutoValdosta had a Honda CR-V in their shop that would not start after sitting for a few days. They could see a draw on the system but could not find the cause at first. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Sleazen and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Rogue Fuses

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoSometimes a positive test result can lead you to confusion over the cause of a problem. SureTrack community member Nhaugen had a Nissan Rogue in their shop that would blow the fuse to the blower motor multiple times. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member markbob, and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Maxima Speed

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoA lot of data is used in modern automotive systems when controlling automatic transmissions. You may have to look past the transmission to find the cause of an issue with it. SureTrack community member Lbrent2444 had a Nissan Maxima in their shop that wouldn’t shift out of first gear and ended up replacing the transmission multiple times without fixing the issue. 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.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Spitting Kia

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoFuel is expensive, so a problem that causes fuel to spill on the ground is especially frustrating for drivers. SureTrack community member olivierm had a Kia Spectra in their shop that needed a new fuel tank due to corrosion. They replaced the fuel tank and checked the rest of the system, but fuel would spit out when filling the tank, 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.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Believe the Code

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoWhen a code tells you over and over again that you have the wrong component installed, you might want to believe it. SureTrack community member Peirs13 had a Ford Escape in their shop that came in with the ABS light on, they replaced the wheel sensor but then got a new code saying it had an incorrect component. 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.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: This Bull Won’t Charge

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoChasing your tail on an issue can lead to a lot of frustration. SureTrack community member pdmason1492 had a Ford Taurus in their shop that wouldn’t charge the battery, 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.