Auto Body Shop Diagnostic Tools and Equipment
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.

Vehicle Calibration: Committing In-House

So you want to bring calibration in-house. Before you do, there are a lot of questions you need to ask yourself.

ADAS: Smashing the Glass

Windshield replacement on vehicles equipped with ADAS has forever altered the business model many auto glass companies were used to.

ADAS and Older Vehicles: Another Layer of Complexity

What happens to a vehicle in the real world outside of a lab plus other variables can make electronics repair even more perplexing.

Vehicle Calibration Complete: Am I Really Done?

When you’re done with a calibration, your device may say “calibration successful.” But was it?

Deciphering My Dashlights

The BlueDriver scan tool really came in handy, considering the dash on my 2009 Honda Civic routinely lights up like a Christmas tree.