Mitchell 1 to offer shop, maintenance tips through blog

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Updated Nov 11, 2013

In a recent Shop Connection Blog post from Mitchell 1, the Commercial Vehicle Group offers tips on how to determine if diesel exhaust fluid has been contaminated with common vehicle fluids. It’s a quick tip, but contaminated DEF can damage system components and make the fluid ineffective.

Service tips, as well as product navigation highlights, can be found in the Shop Connection Blog, Mitchell 1’s newest communication tool, which offers solutions to everyday problems facing truck operators and maintenance personnel. The Shop Connection Blog for trucks can be accessed on the Mitchell 1 website at

Mitchell 1 says its CVG team is in a unique position to blog about a wide range of truck maintenance issues for Class 4-8 trucks. Through the development and continuous updates of its online labor time estimator, diagnostics and repair programs for all makes of medium and heavy duty trucks, the company says it has a high-level view to understand potential system-wide problems. In the blog, it will regularly share “Did You Know” style information as well as other tips and tricks for using Mitchell 1’s suite of software products for the trucking industry.