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  • SureTrack Real Fix: Cruze Control

    Electronic throttle controls have become ubiquitous on new vehicles. The days of the simple throttle cable are going away. Follow this Real Fix to see how a Chevrolet Cruze with an erratic throttle and a code P2135 was diagnosed and the problem that was found and corrected. Vehicle 2015 Chevrolet Cruze LT 1.4L Title P2135, […]

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Updates Are The Key

    We’re constantly being urged to do updates. Updates on our phones, our computers, even our TVs. Even your car needs updates at times. Some newer cars automatically get updates over the air but older ones don’t. SureTrack community member alltune had a Jeep Compass in their shop that couldn’t pass inspection because the fuel monitor […]

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Just a Touch of Oil

    Intermittent noises are hard to reproduce and therefore hard to track down, especially if they only happen while driving. SureTrack community member Jeffytune had a Cadillac Escalade in the shop that would sometimes make a loud buzzing noise after driving over a bump or dip. They posed the question to the community, and with the […]

  • SureTrack Community Fix: No Throttle Van

    Mechanics hate it when they fix a vehicle for one problem and a new unrelated one shows up. SureTrack community member SpidellChris had a Ford Econoline in their shop that they replaced the transmission and fuel tank and after putting it back together had a throttle issue. They posed the question to the community, and […]

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Bolt It Down

    Electrical systems are very finicky when it comes to connections and grounding. SureTrack community member Ourfamilygarage had a Chevrolet Silverado in their shop that had the airbag light on and no communication with the module. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Dmckemie12 and others, they were […]

  • SureTrack Community Fix: Resistant Starter

    Intermittent starting issues can certainly be frustrating and can lead to fear of being stranded. SureTrack community member grizz81 had a RAM 1500 pickup in their shop that would randomly be hard to start or would start cranking then stop. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member […]