• SureTrack Community Real Fix: Boosting Audi Turbo

    The turbocharger of a 2018 Audi A3 turbo was faced with a faulty actuator, allowing exhaust gases to escape prematurely. Discover how the SureTrack community helped a fellow member fix the wastegate actuator of the turbocharger to ensure the speed of the turbine and the compressor are accurately controlled. This post provides a detailed account of the diagnostic steps taken, with the use of a scan tool, to quickly find a resolution.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: VW Pressure Points

    A SureTrack community member experienced difficulty solving a 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan, with code P0087. Fellow community members provided guidance to detect where the fault might lie. In this blog, uncover the tests performed to identify the ultimate culprit of the applied pressure points causing the VW to misfire, idle and die.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Can’t Keep It In Gear

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoHaving to figure out what’s wrong with a vehicle after someone else works on it can be a challenge. In this case, a rebuilt transmission has to be torn down to find the cause. SureTrack community member MIKE1968 had a Ford F150 in the shop that would fall out of gear when coming to a stop. They posed their question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member 1Quick6 and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • Add Years of Expertise to Your Shop with Real Fixes

    ProDemand - SureTrack Real Fixes The truth is that a long lead time from customer to bay caused by searching a sea of information is detrimental to the bottom line. Fewer cars are able to be serviced. This is when being an expert or having guidance from one pays dividends in saved time and increased productivity. Stop and imagine what it would be like to have access to verified repair information from expert technicians at warp speed. SureTrack® Real Fixes allow you to do that with every car that enters your auto repair shop.

  • Why Use the SureTrack Community?

    st-communitytipsThe SureTrack Community is a collaborative, online tool that you can use to ask and answer diagnostic questions and exchange ideas with automotive experts.  Here is why you should participate:

  • SureTrack Featured FAQ: How do I begin searching for a Tip?

    FAQs_featuredSureTrack Featured FAQs provide “bite-sized” portions of information to help you make full use of the many features inside the product, including exclusive SureTrack tools and real-world insights from professional technicians. Featured this time: How do I begin searching for a SureTrack Tip?

  • 6 Ways to Save Time on Repairs

    6 Ways to Save Time on Repairs… That You Might Not Know About You don’t have time to waste. In the repair business, that old familiar saying that “time is money” really is true. So it’s important to have diagnostic and repair information tools close at hand to get a quick start on the correct diagnosis […]

  • 10 (or more?) Commandments for Mechanics

    10 (or more?) Commandments for Mechanics There are plenty of versions of the “10 Commandments for Mechanics” floating around the Internet. I’m sure that you’ve seen your share of them, too. We recently ran across this version of “10 Mechanic Commandments” on the Mechanic Advisor website, and thought it addresses some good advice while staying […]