Identifying Bottlenecks in the Repair Process and Correcting Them
In most shops, back-ups can happen during the various stages of the repair process. The goal of any repair shop should be to increase output through improved efficiencies. In order... Read more
It is Important to Check OEM Procedures Before Beginning Any Repair
Each time a damaged vehicle is brought into a shop for repair, the technician needs to research the OEM repair procedures to know for sure exactly which repairs will be needed to complete a... Read more
Are Airbags Safe After Car Repairs? Why DTC Scans are Essential
A Kia involved in a collision should have had its steering wheel airbag deploy, but it didn't. A deeper look by investigators determined the airbag hadn't been connected by a collision repair... Read more
Solving the Skills Gap in Collision Repair
For the past number of years, a number of studies and reports have shown a growing shortage of skilled collision and mechanical technicians within the automotive industry. This is becoming... Read more
What are the Dangers of Failing to Recalibrate Blind Spot Sensors?
When repairs are made performed on blind spot sensors it’s important to ensure they are aligned and working correctly before returning the vehicle back to the vehicle owner. A recalibration... Read more
Why is Battery Support Important When Scanning a Vehicle?
When a vehicle is brought in for repairs, the technician should begin the repair process by checking to see if the vehicle diagnostics and or vehicle electronics have been damaged... Read more