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.
This question is asked hundreds if not thousands of times every day in body shops across the country, but unfortunately the answers are not simple.
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.
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.
Welding technology in the collision industry has advanced tremendously. But is the industry allowing techs to avoid the “why” in welding?