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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.

ADAS Technician vs. Diagnostics Technician

Is an ADAS technician and diagnostics technician the same?

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.

Is Your Shop Equipped to Repair Today’s Vehicles?

See all the capabilities of the Launch X-431 Torque Link including the Tech 2 Tech remote diagnostics, which allows techs to collaborate on complex repairs and diagnostics.

Electric Vehicles: Pre- and Post-Repair Scanning

Why pre- and post-repair scanning must be part of your electric vehicle collision repair process.

Bosch Releases Updates for ADS and ADS X Series Scan Tools

These updates have introduced a “manage photo” feature, allowing techs to launch the camera or upload existing photos to scan reports, special test and calibration reports.

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.

Wheel Alignments and Vehicle Electronics

What does a wheel alignment have to do with ADAS?

Calibrating a Forward-Facing Camera

What do the automakers say about calibrating forward-facing cameras?

What Happens When ADAS Won’t Calibrate?

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

Matco Tools Launches Maximus Flex Pro Scan Tool

Matco Tools has launched the next tool in the Maximus Flex line of diagnostic scan tools, the Maximus Flex Pro.