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Timely Tips: Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Level I and Level V Inspections

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is an organization that establishes out-of-service standards for commercial vehicles operating in North America. CVSA level I and Level V inspections can place a vehicle out of service if violations are discovered during the inspection process. Level 1 inspections review driver qualifications/standards as well as critical vehicle areas that

Tightening the focus on torque specs

Today’s complex medium-duty, vocational engines require the same attention to detail when completing a repair.

Mitchell 1 releases software suite for truck service technicians

Mitchell 1 released the latest upgrade to its labor estimating, diagnostic trouble code procedures and repair information for all-makes medium- and heavy-duty trucks. The new TruckSeries software suite is a single online application that provides truck service technicians the fastest, most complete and accurate solutions for every stage of the repair process, said Mitchell 1.

Timely tips: NG oil selection, piston ring identification, tire inflation

Using diesel engine oil in a natural gas engine will cause valve torching, piston scuffing and a reduction of spark plug life. Additionally, oils with high ash content may cause valve and/or piston damage that leads to excessive oil consumption and catalyst degradation. You can avoid this by following all engine OEM recommendations and requirements

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Labor estimating: Managing costs is reliant on shop efficiency, data accuracy

It’s probably not a surprise to learn that labor costs account for a sizable portion of a fleet’s total cost of ownership (TCO). What you may not know is that you are not alone if you don’t believe you have a complete and comprehensive understanding of those costs. That conclusion was made clear recently when

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Mitchell 1 integrates tire catalog in latest software release

The latest release of the Mitchell 1 Manager SE shop management software includes an integrated tire catalog from American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD), along with other enhancements implemented in response to user feedback, said the company. “Adding a tire catalog to our shop management software is the natural extension of the parts ordering and estimating

Mitchell 1 offers live training sessions

Auto service professional who would like assistance mastering Mitchell 1 solutions such as ProDemand can now join live training sessions that are offered through the new Get2Know Training Center section of the Mitchell 1 website. “The live training sessions in the Mitchell 1 Get2Know Training Center are a really good resource to help technicians and

Navistar enhances oncommand connection system offerings

Navistar Inc. announced it has integrated Mitchell 1 and in-bay service tools from Nexiq Technologies and Noregon Systems into its OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system. The company’s diagnostics system is designed to increase vehicle uptime and provide increased fleet management efficiency for International truck customers. “OnCommand Connection was designed to help our customers more

Mitchell 1 demonstrates benefits of integrated repair information solution

Mitchell 1‘s new ProDemand video highlights the benefits of using the ProDemand repair, diagnostic and maintenance information program, including how the SureTrack feature adds to the power of ProDemand with diagnostic tools such as Real Fixes, commonly replaced parts data and an interactive community. “Our new video illustrates how ProDemand has helped an actual Mitchell

Navistar enhances OnCommand connection system offerings

Navistar Inc.  announced it has integrated Mitchell 1 and in-bay service tools from Nexiq Technologies and Noregon Systems into its OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system. The company’s diagnostics system is designed to increase vehicle uptime and provide increased fleet management efficiency for International truck customers. “OnCommand Connection was designed to help our customers more efficiently manage their fleets

Mitchell 1 offers maintenance and product tips and updates web-based truck repair information programs

Through its Shop Connection Blog, Mitchell 1’s Commercial Vehicle Group (CVG) is now providing solutions to everyday problems facing truck operators and maintenance personnel. The service tips, which cover a wide range of maintenance issues for Class 4-8 trucks, include “Did You Know” maintenance information as well as “Tips and Tricks” for using Mitchell 1’s

Mitchell 1 introduces 2014 emissions control guide

The 2014 Emission Control Application Guide from Mitchell 1 for domestic and import cars, light trucks, vans (diesel engines) and Class ‘A’ motor homes with gasoline engines covers model years 1966 to 2014 with vehicle-specific emission system information. Content includes: • The 2014 guide also includes a Standardized Emission Control Abbreviation List for a range of vehicles.Emission