Collision Repair News

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Paint Maker ADAS Radar Optimized Color Resources: Axalta

Changes in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) radar technology are introducing new; refinishing considerations. Paint film thickness not only may affect the performance of ADAS radars, color formula selection may also be a contributing factor. What resources do repairers have available? Let’s see what Axalta has to offer.

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I-CAR Just In Time: Remove Coatings During Sectioning

Sometimes seeing is understanding, that’s why I-CAR's technical team created the Just in Time video series to guide you through a variety of collision repair topics from ADAS and EVs to repair tips and tricks. These videos enable you to, in less than 5 minutes, learn something new. Let’s check out what the team has for removing coatings during sectioning with limited access.

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OEM Linking Pin: RAM Running Board Mounting Location Repairability

As part of the I-CAR Repairability Technical Support (RTS) OEM linking pin activity, we are helping to connect the collision repair industry to the vehicle makers. Ask I-CAR had a few technical inquiries on FCA/Stellantis RAM vehicles for repair alternatives to correct a torn out running board mount location on the inner rocker panels instead of replacing the entire part.

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I-CAR Just In Time: Moving Disabled Vehicles

Sometimes seeing is understanding, that’s why I-CAR's technical team created the Just in Time video series to guide you through a variety of collision repair topics from ADAS and EVs to repair tips and tricks. These videos enable you to, in less than 5 minutes, learn something new. Let’s check out the tip the team has for moving disabled vehicles.

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OEM Linking Pin: GM Adhesively Bonded Joint Repair

As part of the I-CAR Repairability Technical Support (RTS) OEM linking pin activity, we are helping to connect the collision repair industry to the vehicle makers. We‘ve had technical inquiries that asked for clarification on repairing parts or assemblies with adhesively bonded joints on GM vehicles.

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OEM ADAS Radar Optimized Color Resources

Changes in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) radar technology are introducing new refinishing considerations. Paint film thickness not only may affect the performance of ADAS radars, color formula selection may also be a contributing factor. What resources do repairers have available?

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OEM ADAS Radar Optimized Color Resources: Nissan

Changes in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) radar technology are introducing new refinishing considerations. Paint film thickness not only may affect the performance of ADAS radars, color formula selection may also be a contributing factor. What resources do repairers have available? Let’s see what Nissan has to say.

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