SureTrack Real Fixes

Learn what has worked for other technicians like you. Real Fixes are based on expert knowledge from professional technicians who have solved the same vehicle issues you may be facing, and cover just about every year/make/model combination that you’re likely to see in your shop.

  • SureTrack Real Fix: NOx Scope

    What do you do when your multi-meter shows voltage and ground, and the NOx sensor wiring harness shows no sign of damage? Take a look at this quick fix where a lab-scope was used to take a deeper dive into the cause of an erratic NOx sensor parameter. Vehicle 2015 Skoda Yeti 2.0 Diesel Title […]

  • SureTrack Community Fix: This Bull Won’t Charge

    Chasing your tail on an issue can lead to a lot of frustration. SureTrack community member pdmason1492 had a Ford Taurus in their shop that wouldn’t charge the battery, They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member DAG1365 and others, they were able to resolve the issue quickly. […]

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Cracked Civic

    Engine misfires have many causes so there can be a lot of things to check to find them. SureTrack community member schoolhouse2021 had a Civic Hybrid in their shop that had misfires on all cylinders, They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member DAG1365 and others, they were […]

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Audi A/C Performance

    When a customer states that their A/C isn’t working properly, where do you start? Take a look at this fix where live data was used to identify parameters that were out of the expected range, followed by the use of a multi-meter to check for a voltage and ground. Vehicle 2014 Audi A4 Title Code […]

  • SureTrack Real Fix: Rough on the Trail

    Many manufacturers began fitting DPF’s from 2009 onwards to reduce the amount of toxic particulates from the exhaust. However, many drivers face DPF issues when using their vehicles for short journeys only, causing a visit to their local shop. Take a look at this rough running X-Trail was fixed using live data. Vehicle 2013 Nissan […]

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Spaced Out Lexus

    Sometimes a simple part you don’t notice can stop you from repairing your customer’s vehicle. SureTrack community member BRIANRINGS1 had a Lexus IS250 in their shop that wouldn’t start and found that fuel pressure was low, even after replacing the pump twice. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow […]

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Go With the Flow, Again

    When you have a repeat issue, your first thought doesn’t always go to the components you replaced. But you should always factor in that some new parts may not work properly. SureTrack community member wagshop1 had a Toyota Camry in their shop that came in with the air conditioning working intermittently. They repaired it and […]

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Warning Light Woes

    When the battery warning light comes on but the vehicle is charging as it should, you need to figure out what could cause that issue. SureTrack community member Richard_C had a Honda Pilot in their shop where the battery warning light is always on but no issues are found immediately. They posed the question to […]

  • SureTrack Real Fix: EGR Codes

    Carbon is not your friend when it comes to engine performance and emission controls. Follow this Real Fix to see how the diagnostic codes on this Volkswagen Golf diesel were diagnosed and confirmed the faulty device. Vehicle 2010 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 Diesel Title 7563, P0407, P046C, Replaced Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve Complaint The customer states […]

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Careful Disassembly

    When following the factory procedures for repairs, be sure to read all the notes, cautions and warnings provide. It might save you some grief in the end. SureTrack community member cgorzsas had a Jeep Liberty in their shop that came in with ABS issues even after repeated attempts to repair it. They posed the question […]