A Must-Have Resource for Shops Doing Emission Testing and/or Repair

Mitchell 1 2018 Emission Control Application Guide Now Available

POWAY, Calif., Dec 18 , 2017 – Mitchell 1 announces the release of its 2018 Emission Control Application Guide (ECAT18) for domestic and import cars, light trucks, vans (diesel engines) and Class ‘A’ motor homes with gasoline engines, model years 1966 - 2018.

"The vehicle-specific emission system information in Mitchell 1’s Emission Control Application Guide has become the go-to resource for auto repair shops that do smog testing," said Nick DiVerde, senior marketing director, Mitchell 1. "The guide is an excellent companion to use in combination with the online auto repair information in ProDemand to help shops stay in compliance with state emission standards.”

Specific content features in the 2018 edition include:

       Emission application tables

       Engine displacement conversion charts

       Emission control visual inspection procedures

       Approximately 40 years of domestic and imported basic ignition timing specifications

       1980-2017 maintenance reminder light reset procedures

       The Latest EPA emission recall bulletins

        I/M areas that require ignition timing and EGR function testing

       Quick reference listing for major systems, devices and components


There’s also a standardized emission control abbreviation list for:

       1966-2018 domestic cars, light trucks, and vans (gasoline engines)

       1968-2018 imported cars, light trucks, and vans (gasoline engines)

       1966-2018 medium and heavy duty domestic trucks (gasoline engines)

       Class “A” motor homes (gasoline engines)

       1984-2018 domestic + import cars, light trucks and vans (diesel engines)


“As engine controls become more intertwined with other vehicle systems, the 2018 Mitchell 1 Emission Control Application Guide can help automotive repair shops cut through the complexity to work more efficiently,” concluded DiVerde.


To order a copy of the 2018 Emission Control Application Guide, call 888-724-6742 or purchase online.


For more information about Mitchell 1, visit www.mitchell1.com, call (888) 724-6742, or locate an independent sales consultant at www.mitchellrep.com.


About Mitchell 1:

Headquartered in Poway, California, Mitchell 1 has been a leading provider of repair information solutions to the motor vehicle industry for 100 years. Mitchell 1 offers a complete line of integrated software and services to help automotive and commercial truck professionals improve productivity and profitability. ProDemand® optimized with SureTrack® is the most complete solution for OEM and real-world repair information and diagnostics. Manager SE is the industry standard for mechanical estimating and shop management information. The SocialCRM shop marketing service delivers automated marketing and customer outreach tools to help shop owners improve their bottom line profits. For the commercial trucking segment, TruckSeries provides information required to estimate labor times, diagnose and repair all makes of Class 4-8 trucks. Mitchell 1 is a recipient of the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence award. For more information about Mitchell 1 products and services, visit the company’s website at www.mitchell1.com. Follow Mitchell 1 on social media at www.facebook.com/Mitchell1ShopSolutions and www.twitter.com/Mitchell1.




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