Vehicle Electronics Explosion: Do You Know Your DTCs?
Having a thorough and complete understanding of DTCs and how systems are networked together is becoming more and more necessary when repairing vehicles.
Vehicle ADAS: I Dumped My Old Car for a Computer
It was surprisingly not too hard to say goodbye to my old jalopy.
Vehicle Scanning & Calibration Technology
Scan tools and calibration equipment have come a long way as far as ease of operation and ability to access the vehicle.
Vehicle Calibrations and Mechanical Repairs
Whether you’re replacing a radiator or repairing collision damage, deviating from OEM requirements will make a shop a target for blame should something go wrong.
Vehicle Calibrations: Patience is a Virtue
You can train someone to use equipment, but experience comes with time — which can try your patience when you’re trying to get vehicles out the door.
Vehicle Calibration: Did You Do It Right?
Whether you perform vehicle calibrations in-house or sublet them out, avoid the blame game with thorough and bulletproof documentation.
What Happens When ADAS Won’t Calibrate?
Troubleshooting the problem comes down to knowing the failure, vehicle or fixtures.
Vehicle Scanning and Calibration: Knowledge is Key
Don’t be the shop that puts a family at risk by not following OEM instructions on scanning and calibration and validating that a vehicle’s safety systems are functioning properly.
Becoming a Regional Vehicle Calibration Center
The challenge any company will face in expanding into electronics repair is that it will need to be able to work on multiple vehicle brands — all of which have different variables.
ADAS Technician or Diagnostics Technician?
What level of skill do you need to service your customers?
The OE vs. Aftermarket Glass Debate: A New Twist
With new ADAS features using cameras mounted to the glass, the tolerance required of the glass and its components to be correct for proper function, the OE vs. aftermarket glass discussion has taken on a new twist.
ADAS Calibrations: Speed and Accuracy Go Hand-in-Hand
Innovations in calibration systems have made setup and vehicle-to-target positioning — the most time-consuming segment of ADAS calibration — faster.