SOURCE: Mitchell International

Mitchell International

May 02, 2011 06:00 ET

Mitchell RepairCenter™ Adds Diagnostic Trouble Codes to Complement TechAdvisor Repair Procedure Data

Addition of Comprehensive, Vehicle-Specific DTCs Simplifies Collision Repair Workflow and Accelerates Troubleshooting

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - May 2, 2011) - Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced that Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) are now fully integrated into RepairCenter™ TechAdvisor, simplifying and accelerating collision repair processes for technicians by connecting them with DTC information instantly within their RepairCenter workflow.

All technical repair information, including code numbers, descriptions, and troubleshooting articles are organized to facilitate easy look-up when DTC information is needed. Technicians can search a complete list of DTCs for every OBD-II vehicle from their RepairCenter TechAdvisor Workspace, allowing them to quickly troubleshoot complicated issues while reducing the need to sublet out simple code resets.

"We are really excited about offering this valuable tool to help simplify and accelerate operational processes for technicians," said Kate Fleming, Product Manager for RepairCenter TechAdvisor. "Mitchell continues to invest in TechAdvisor and the renowned Mitchell Parts & Labor Data database to provide the most comprehensive source for repair data in the auto collision industry. The addition of DTCs in TechAdvisor is an excellent example of our commitment to providing solutions that empower collision repairers with the essential tools needed to run their business more profitably and efficiently."

RepairCenter TechAdvisor is leading-edge auto repair shop software that provides a searchable database of historical vehicle repair reference data spanning up to 30 years and leveraging Mitchell's 65 years of collision industry expertise. For more information about TechAdvisor and Mitchell's other body shop software solutions for collision repair facilities, please call Mitchell at 800-238-9111 or visit our website at www.repaircenter.com/rcta.

About Mitchell International, Inc.
Mitchell International, Inc. empowers clients to achieve measurably better outcomes. Providing unparalleled breadth of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, Mitchell is uniquely able to simplify and accelerate the claims management and collision repair processes.

As a leading provider of Property & Casualty claims technology solutions, Mitchell processes over 50 million transactions annually for over 300 insurance companies/claims payers and over 30,000 collision repair facilities throughout North America. Founded in 1946, Mitchell is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has 1,700 employees. The company is privately owned primarily by the Aurora Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based investment group. For more information about Mitchell, visit www.mitchell.com.