Your 2022 Favorites: Top Articles

As 2023 rolls in, we can reflect back on what the previous year had to offer. Let's take a look at some of the collision industry information you've been most interested in from this past year. These are the most popular articles from 2022.

The most popular article titled Pre- and Post-Repair System Scanning Position Statements was published in January of 2019 and made our top 20 list this year and previous years. This article is a compiled list of I-CAR's Repairability Technical Support (RTS) articles that highlight OEMs that have a pre- and post-repair system scanning position statement, and how to find them.

You will also notice that advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and calibration continue to remain a popular topic, especially the ADAS, Calibration, And Scanning Article Hotspot. The hotspot article is a compilation of all our ADAS and calibration related articles, both general and OEM-specific.

The top 20 articles of 2022 are:

  1. Pre- and Post-Repair System Scanning Position Statements
  2. Toyota/Lexus/Scion Position Statement: Pre- and Post-Repair System Scanning
  3. ADAS, Calibration, And Scanning Article Hotspot
  4. Honda/Acura Position Statement: Pre- and Post-Repair System Scanning - UPDATE
  5. General Motors Position Statement: Pre- and Post-Repair System Scanning
  6. UPDATE: Is A Spot Welder A Required Tool?
  7. Quickly Identifying Outer Quarter Panels w/Rolled Hem Flanges
  8. Nissan/INFINITI Position Statement: Pre- and Post-Repair System Scanning - UPDATE
  9. Back-To-Basics: Vehicle Protection When Welding
  10. Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs): Don't Just Clear Codes
  11. Ford/Lincoln Position Statement: Pre- and Post-Repair System Scanning
  12. BMW Position Statement: Pre- and Post-Repair System Scanning - UPDATE
  13. FCA/Stellantis Position Statement: Pre- and Post-Repair System Scanning
  14. Typical Calibration Requirements For Forward Radar Sensors
  15. Structural Straightening On Tesla Vehicles: UPDATE
  16. Restraints Wiring Repairs
  17. Honda Oil Requirements For A/C Systems With R-1234yf
  18. Awareness of Changing Refrigerant Types
  19. Where Did the Ford Inertia Switch Go?
  20. Volkswagen Position: Pre- and Post-Repair System Scanning

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