One of the key features of Mitchell 1’s updated OnDemand5.com Version 2.5 software is the addition of a Tire Fitment Tab, which provides fast and easy access to vital tire information such as tire sizes, inflation pressures, wheel/lug nut torque specifications and more.
“Effective September 1, 2010, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has a new regulation that requires California’s automotive maintenance industry to check the tire pressure of every vehicle that they service,” said Gary Hixson, product manager for Mitchell 1. “Not only will our new fitment information truly benefit the 40,000 service providers in California that are subject to this new regulation, which include smog check stations, engine repair facilities and oil service providers, but service providers across the country will find this feature helpful in completing their jobs more efficiently and effectively.”
The California Air Resources Board Tire Pressure Check Mandate will annually:
• Eliminate 700,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions;
• Reduce the state’s fuel consumption by 75 million gallons; and
• Extend the average tire’s useful life by 4,700 miles.
OnDemand5.com was launched in 2002 to provide technicians with all of the features and information of OnDemand in a fast, powerful and convenient online program. Today, OnDemand5.com delivers comprehensive data for 1983 through current domestic and import vehicle models. It includes the new OnDemand Live feature, where users view and share tips, as well as access clear illustrations and full-color wiring diagrams, complete diagnostics, tech bulletins and recalls, scheduled maintenance with labor times, automatic monthly data updates and OEM parts and pricing.
For more information on Mitchell 1 products and services, automotive professionals can visit the company’s website at www.mitchell1.com.