Andrew Markel, Author at BodyShop Business
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Steering Angle Sensor Service

Ninety percent of the time when a steering angle sensor code is active, it means the sensor needs to be calibrated.

Topology and Your Scan Tool

Topology influences how you access modules with your scan tool.

ADAS Calibration: Accuracy is Critical

For an ADAS system to operate to its full potential, it must be calibrated with the greatest accuracy possible.

Chassis Alignment: A Challenging Diagnostic Process

The source of the complaint can be the angles, electronics or tires.

An auto technician performing a wheel alignment.
What Happens When ADAS Won’t Calibrate?

Troubleshooting the problem comes down to knowing the failure, vehicle or fixtures.

The Year 2035: Have Electric Vehicles Taken Over?

This year, some automakers and states have announced that only electric vehicles would be sold 14 years from now. What might that look like?

Servicing Mercedes-Benz ADAS Systems

Over the past 20 years, Mercedes has been adding more and more sophistication to the ADAS system.

Making Sense of Mazda’s i-ACTIVSENSE

Mazda’s i-ACTIVSENSE, an umbrella term covering a series of advanced safety technologies developed in line with Mazda Proactive Safety, makes use of a variety of detection devices.

Alignments: No More Toe and Go

With systems like lane departure and automatic cruise control, the post-alignment test drive takes on a whole new meaning.

ADAS and Brake Pads

ADAS can adapt, but if a replacement part falls outside the performance parameters, it can cause problems.

Calibration: Understanding Steering Sensors

For stability control and steering sensors to be accurate, most of them need to be calibrated on the vehicle.

How Will ADAS Change Undercar Repairs?

Are you afraid of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)? There’s a lot of hysteria regarding ADAS in the news, but the current reality of ADAS at the shop level is quite different.