Honda last month “extensively revised” its general guidelines for welding and sectioning its vehicles.
The OEM said the document supersedes a 2017 edition (which was largely similar — it appears merely to have changed a phone number — to the August 2016 variant we wrote about here).
Repairers will want to review the new document, dated September 2019, and purge your shop of prior versions.
“The following are general guidelines for welding and sectioning Honda vehicles. It also lists the most current, Honda approved methods and [...]
Calibration road time can be extensive and not the same as an alignment test drive.
Recalibration of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) or even a tire-pressure sensor (TPS) can be an involved operation, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists pointed out Wednesday in a new video educating repairers that a calibration may mean much more than a mere test drive.Test Drive
The concept of a test drive isn’t even included in any of the three estimating systems, except as part of the CCC and Mitchell book time for an in-house wheel alignment, narrator Aaron Schulenburg explains in the video posted [...]