• SureTrack Community Fix: Where’s The Air?

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoYou’re trying to get some heat or air from your HVAC system and no matter what blower setting you select, not much air comes out of the vents. You’d think something is plugged up or blocking the vents. SureTrack community member jecarr had a 2002 Dodge van in their shop that would blow air out of the vents. 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: Shift Your Focus

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoNothing ruins your day more than hopping in your car to go somewhere and you just can’t get it in gear. SureTrack community member bighaic had a 2003 Ford Focus that wouldn’t go into gear when running. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member powerstroketech and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Leaning RV

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoTypically when your RV is leaning it’s because you didn’t get a flat campsite, but when it’s the fuel system leaning, that causes other issues. SureTrack community member Z_Sled had a 2011 Ford E350 Super Duty RV in the shop that had problems with a rough idle and stalling. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member runtherack and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Limping Journey

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoOnce again an intermittent issue leads a technician on a frustrating journey to find the actual issue. And once again the SureTrack Community comes to the rescue with advice for a pesky transmission problem on a 2011 Dodge Journey.

  • SureTrack Communiy Fix: Check Those Treads

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoTires are one of the most important components of a vehicle. Problems with tires can cause multiple issues with different systems. SureTrack community member Oimoens had a Ford Escape in the shop where the owner complained that the 4WD light was flashing and the 4WD was disabled.

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Shaky Pedals

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoMost complaints of vibrations through a vehicle’s pedals are related to the brake pedal. A vibration in the gas pedal is fairly unusual. SureTrack community member bmaples had a Chevrolet Silverado in the shop where the owner complained that the gas pedal vibrated when accelerating from a stop.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: No Communication

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoBeing able to communicate is an essential part of being a human being, but it’s also an essential part of working on modern vehicles. Follow this Real Fix to see how various codes related to communication on this Buick Park Avenue were diagnosed and the repair that followed.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Quit Stalling

    Mitchell 1 SureTrack Real Fix LogoNobody likes it when their engine stalls unexpectedly and it could lead to a dangerous situation if it happens while you’re driving. Follow this Real Fix to see how this stalling Isuzu Trooper was diagnosed and repaired.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Getting Traction

    What does the traction control system have to do with engine performance? Quite a bit as the systems typically reduce engine power to help counteract traction loss. Follow this Real Fix to see how a problem with valve timing, which disable the traction control,  on this Chevrolet Impala was diagnosed and corrected.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: It’s a Gas

    There are a lot of sensors in the modern vehicle to help control emissions and improve the efficienty. Exhaust gas temperature is used, along with other sensors, to accurately measure the air/fuel ratio to determine how effectively an engine is running. Follow this Real Fix to see how a code P20E2 on this Ford F250 Super Duty related to the exhaust gas temperature sensor system was diagnosed and repaired.