• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Then vs. Now: What’s in a Wiring Diagram?

    We regularly get customer feedback from many different sources, and we welcome all of it as it helps guide us as we continually develop and improve our software. Recently someone commented on the Mitchell 1 Facebook page, with a question about the wiring diagrams in ProDemand.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Gassy Bimmer

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoWhen you smell fuel in the vehicle it can be hard to track down the source. You first look for fuel leaks and then go after the evaporative emissions systems. SureTrack community member SalemAutoLLC had a BMW X5 in the shop that would intermittently have a strong fuel smell inside and also a code P2402. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community members ericsautomotive, BMWTECH and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • Location, Location, Location

    Mitchell1 TruckSeries provides component locations in various places throughout the articles. Just type the name of your component into 1Search Plus or locate component in correct category located in the Service Manual menu. You will find them in Component Locations, Removal and Installation, Engine Views or Description and Operation sub titles.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Park Assist Issue

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoPark assist systems come in many variations. These are part of what is now known as ADAS (Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems). Park assist systems rely on various sensors to help you avoid objects while parking your car. Follow this Real Fix to see how a problem with the parking assistance system on a BMW 530xi was diagnosed and repaired.