• The 3 Key Elements that Drive Shop Safety

    In a fast-paced and hazardous shop environment, overlooking even the smallest details can have severe consequences. In this blog post, our very own Jack Schell explores three key elements that can help keep you and others safe at the shop.

  • Mind Your Axle to Prepare for the Unexpected

    With today’s trucks, drive axles tend to be ignored because they are largely trouble free. However, axles can experience leaks, among other issues, because sealing surfaces on rotating parts wear over time.  Vents can also get plugged up and cause an oil leak. But a few simple maintenance steps can keep those axles running smoothly.

  • The Power of Recognition Has Gone a Long Way at Mitchell 1

    The TruckSeries team at Mitchell 1 was honored to receive the 2023 North American Technology Innovation Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan, based on research of the medium/heavy truck aftermarket industry. In this blog, our very own Jake Schell describes the powerful impact that recognition has had on employees since the company’s founding over 100 years ago.

  • A Common-Sense Approach to Smooth Out the Ride

    A harsh ride in a truck is usually never considered a “fun ride.”  When it comes to vehicle operation, the definition of what constitutes a rough or harsh ride depends largely upon the operator and occupants. When the vehicle occupant feels like there is little or reduced separation between the road and their body, the ride is considered harsh/rough. Learn how Mitchell 1’s TruckSeries can help keep your truck and ride running “smooth as possible” in this blog.

  • Maintenance Tips for Fuel Efficiency

    Gas-vs-Diesel_featuredTruck fuel efficiency is no simple matter, with many factors to consider. Some of them are out of our control, but here are tips for some of the factors that we can control.

  • Dirty, Greasy Fifth Wheel?

    Dirty, Greasy Fifth Wheel? Did you know that the layer of thick, dirty grease on your fifth wheel is an invitation for trouble? All fifth wheels require regular maintenance for optimum performance and safety. Thick, dirty, old grease can be extremely abrasive and may interfere with the correct operation of the fifth wheel’s lock mechanism, leading […]