ADAS – Latest Resources and Developments

If there is a hot topic when it comes to aftermarket vehicle service in 2020/2021, it has to be ADAS. ADAS, which stands for Advanced Driver Assist(ance) Systems, is a suite of automated enhancements designed to improve the safety of vehicle operation. This can include blind spot monitoring, lane departure…

Deep Dive – How Does the Power Supply Function Work?

We continue our Deep Dive series with a look at power supply mode – what it is, how it works and when it is used. Power Supply function, known alternatively in the aftermarket as Maintainer mode, Supply mode and Steady Power mode, essentially maintains a specific electrical system voltage to…

Odyssey Doesn’t “See” So Good in Traffic

What to do when your customer tells you that their cruise control (ADAS) system isn’t working and there are no codes set. Mike from South Carolina provides a demonstration of just such a situation with a video example of his test drive, his expectation as to what the root cause…

Flashing, ADAS, Start-Stop – Systems Keep Evolving

This month, we take a dive into three critical areas of change related to the repair and maintenance of vehicle starting and charging systems: module reprogramming, ADAS system repair and recalibration, and Start-Stop systems. Each of these areas are evolving quickly and all have major impacts to the equipment needed…

Flashing, ADAS, Start-Stop – Systems Keep Evolving

This month, we take a dive into three critical areas of change related to the repair and maintenance of vehicle starting and charging systems: module reprogramming, ADAS system repair and recalibration, and Start-Stop systems. Each of these areas are evolving quickly and all have major impacts to the equipment needed…