With ADAS becoming so popular, the idea of no lights equals no problems needs to be reconsidered. When removing, inspecting and/or replacing an ADAS component or its mounting, for example a windshield, most manufactures require the system be calibrated.
What does an acceptable repair consist of? That depends on what is being repaired. Who makes the repair rules, and who is performing the repair. Who performs the wiring repairs in the shop you work at? What is their background? Are they a mechanical technician or a body technician?
The reality is that some businesses want to rely on under skilled people to control wages, but top talent controls problems. These guys get the job done more efficiently, their comeback ratio is much lower and customer retention is much higher.
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