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    SureTrack Real Fix: Lost its Sparkle

    Issues with the throttle position sensor on a vehicle are usually pretty easy to diagnose, but sometimes you have to dig deeper to find the issue. Follow this Real Fix to see how the problem with this Spark’s throttle control was diagnosed and repaired. Vehicle 2013 Chevrolet Spark LS 1.2L Title P2135, Replaced Throttle Body […]

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    SureTrack Real Fix: Pedal Diagnostics

    When a check engine light comes on and a code P2127 appears, it’s time to start the process of elimination using more diagnostic tests. Diagnosing this type of fault is made so much easier with Triton or the Zeus as the live data can be used to monitor the accelerator pedal position. The Scope enables […]

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    SureTrack Community Fix: Mirror Mirror

    Chasing your tail around trying to solve a problem with a sensor that doesn’t exist can be very frustrating, especially when you find out why it’s not there. SureTrack community member ProAutoValdosta had a Ford F250 Super Duty truck that had a code for a bad reading on the ambient air temperature sensor but they […]

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    SureTrack Community Fix: Ratchet Drop

    Having an tool accident while working on a customer’s car can lead to big issues. SureTrack community member Richard_C had a GMC Envoty in their shop for a head gasket change and when the tech was done, they accidentally shorted the battery and then the truck wouldn’t start. They posed the question to the community, […]

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    SureTrack Real Fix: Honda Start and Stall

    Intermittent stalling is not only annoying but can be dangerous. Best to get the car to your favorite shop for repairs. Follow this Real Fix to see how an intermittent stalling condition was diagnosed and resolved on this 2007 Honda accord. Vehicle 2007 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Title Vehicle Starts And Stalls Intermittently, replaced MAP […]

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    SureTrack Community Fix: Cranky Caddy

    Technicians love a mystery, or maybe not, when it involves wiring issues in a customer’s vehicle. SureTrack community member Freyson had a Cadillac DTS in their shop where the starter burned out because it wouldn’t stop cranking. They posed the question to the community, and with the help of fellow community member Dmckemie12 and others, […]

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    SureTrack Real Fix: Undercover Problem

    When you have multiple codes related to several different emissions components, you have to use your diagnostic skills to determine the actual cause. Follow this Real Fix to see how a Chevrolet Cruze with multiple emissions codes was diagnosed and which component caused the problem. Vehicle 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited LT 1.4L Title P0106, P015B, […]

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    SureTrack Community Fix: ETACS Attack

    Modern vehicles contain many modules that control the operation of most systems. When one goes out, or has an issue, it can cause multiple problems. SureTrack community member tchrono had a Mitsubishi Endeavor in their shop that had a no-start condition but once they were able to get it to start, they found multiple electrical […]