When a complete diagnostic scan is conducted on a vehicle after a collision, not only can it accurately determine which repairs need to made, but it also can reduce the completion time the vehicle has to remain in the repair shop.
Each year, new technology is added to vehicles making them safer for both drivers and their passengers. These technologies are sophisticated though, and require a thorough understanding of them before beginning repairs.
It many cases, you may turn A/C repairs over to a certified A/C tech or sublet it to a mechanical shop, but it is still important to for your staff to know the basics of air conditioning work, which may provide a significant revenue.
As modern technicians, we already need to know how computers work in order to diagnose networking issues, but tomorrow’s technicians will need to understand computers at a whole new level of wireless communication.
The Automotive Service Association supports the electronic scanning of all vehicles prior to and after collision repairs are completed in order to ensure that all potential damage has been identified to achieve a safe and complete repair.
Repairify, Inc., owners of the patented asTech™ device, completed its acquisition of PNR Inc. doing business as TRS Theft Replacement Services, LLC, Replace My Stuff (RMS) LLC, and The Airbag Guy, LLC.
Nissan, Honda and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recently issued statements indicating that pre- and post-repair diagnostic scans should be standard operating procedure during collision repairs in order to ensure that these new vehicle systems are operating safely.
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