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Getting Maximum Benefits from Auto Braking

Posted on 03/24/17

Future automotive advances, such as Automatic Braking Systems are helping drivers become safer. With these advances it can also involve repair shops. Let’s take a deeper look into the benefits of this system.

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Check Out This Article on Breaking Down Vehicle Scanning

Posted on 03/23/17

The process of repairing the modern vehicle can be complex. A recent article illuminates the right way to use scanning to repair vehicles.

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See asTech in the 2017 CCC Crash Course Report

Posted on 03/19/17

Changes to the collision repair industry and how they affect the insurance industry are the main focuses of the CCC Crash Course report.

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Shop owner on the importance of scanning in Fender Bender

Posted on 02/28/17

A new article from Fender Bender magazine highlights the shop owner’s perspective on the need for scan technology in the collision repair industry.

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Why is battery support important when scanning a vehicle?

Posted on 02/19/17

Lack of voltage can seriously affect the technician’s ability to perform the diagnostic scans on a vehicle. This is why having battery support is so important when scanning a vehicle.

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What are two of the most important safety features on a car that must be recalibrated after any accident?

Posted on 02/03/17

Recalibration is a must once a vehicle has been repaired after it’s been involved in an accident. Two of the most important safety features which need recalibration are air bags and seatbelts.

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OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit - Restoring Vehicle Functionality through Electronic Technology and Diagnostics

Posted on 02/01/17

During the 2016 SEMA Show, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) led discussions focusing on emerging developments in vehicle technology. The video of the scan tools and options discussion is available for review, in a segment on Restoring Vehicle Functionality through Electronic Technology and Diagnostics. 

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Performing a diagnostic scan before repair work begins can save unnecessary delays

Posted on 01/17/17

Efficiency saves time and money, especially during any vehicle repair process. Performing a diagnostic scan before repair work begins can save unnecessary delays.

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Can the standard bumper repair process cause problems for vehicles equipped with OEM parking sensors?

Posted on 01/13/17

When a vehicle has sustained bumper damage, most of it can be hidden. A diagnostic scan can solve potential problems with vehicle equipped with OEM parking sensors.

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GM: Survey finds 80 percent of auto body shops aren’t accessing repair procedures

Posted on 01/10/17

General Motors conducts a survey, and finds that less than 20 percent of collision repairers that were polled were accessing repair procedures. This included structural repair.

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