Collision Repair News

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Calibration Research Tips: Honda/Acura Millimeter Wave Radar Mounting Position Inspection

While searching for information on advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) on an OEM repair information site, you may come across unique calibration procedures or events. These events can vary by year and model, even within a particular make. As the RTS team has been researching these systems, we have been identifying these atypical circumstances. In order to help you better understand them, we are putting together a series of articles that will help with the repair and calibration of ADAS. Let’s take a closer look at Honda and Acura.

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Locating ADAS Information: Maserati - UPDATE

As a collision repair technician, there is one part of a service manual that houses all of the information you would ever need…right? This is not the case with modern vehicles. You may be required to look in numerous manuals to find the information required to safely repair the vehicle.

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OEM-Approved Connector and Pigtail Repair Resources: Nissan/INFINITI

When confronted with a wiring harness repair, we often struggle finding the correct connector and pigtail repair kits. Often a specific connector may be used on multiple applications. If the connector is allowed to be replaced, what resources are available to locate approved wiring connector and pigtail repair kits? Let’s see what is available from Nissan/INFINITI.

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OEM Emergency Response Guides: Toyota/Lexus - UPDATE

Are you looking for OEM emergency response guides (ERGs)? The Repairability Technical Support (RTS) team has located these guides and either houses them on the RTS website, provides links to webpages that house them, or provides articles with instructions on how to locate them.

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Locating ADAS Information: Toyota/Lexus - UPDATE

As a collision repair technician, there is one part of a service manual that houses all of the information you would ever need…right? This is not the case with modern vehicles. You may be required to look in numerous manuals to find the information required to safely repair the vehicle.

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Back-To-Basics: Thread Repair Tools

Sometimes going back-to-basics can make the difference between a quality repair and a failed repair. Some tools in the industry are well known staples of a good technician. However, not all tools get the attention and recognition that they deserve. Thread repair tools may be some tools that are overlooked by many, but for some this tool can be a game changer and a life saver.

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Locating ADAS Information: Honda/Acura - UPDATE

As a collision repair technician, there is one part of a service manual that houses all of the information you would ever need…right? This is not the case with modern vehicles. You may be required to look in numerous manuals to find the information required to safely repair the vehicle.

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I-CAR Just In Time: Ford Mustang Mach-E Backup Power To Doors

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 a feature on the Ford Mach-E.

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