The business model of mobile auto glass replacement has given way to brick-and-mortar locations to accommodate windshield calibrations on vehicles equipped with ADAS.
Understanding vehicle electronics will be a necessity for all shops in order to not only repair the vehicle but justify the costs.
How do you know what equipment to buy when bringing calibrations in-house, or is subletting the work still your best option?
The world of electronics is changing so fast that making assumptions can put a shop in a very dangerous place.
Today’s electronic features that provide safety and assist drivers in daily driving rely on the alignment to function correctly.
With 89% of the vehicles being manufactured today equipped with some form of ADAS, rethinking your electronics layout or plan might be in order.
When choosing a sublet, whether it be the dealer or other outside service, be sure you know what you’re asking for and that they know what to do.
Squeeze-type resistance spot welders have improved shops’ ability to duplicate factory welds. But knowing how to use and maintain them correctly is a critical piece to making the investment pay off.
If you haven’t come up with a plan for new vehicle electronics or servicing battery-electric vehicles, maybe you should … because the future is already at your door.
By building a consistent process for calibration, you may find you can reduce some of your frustration over required parameters and failed procedures.
Having a thorough and complete understanding of DTCs and how systems are networked together is becoming more and more necessary when repairing vehicles.