When performing a calibration, you are adjusting the connection between the sensor, vehicle and surroundings.
Air ride and active shocks and struts will eventually fail – succumbing to either damage to or dry rot of the air spring.
As vehicles age, eliminating noise is Job 1. But ‘noise’ may mean different things to you and your customers.
The secret to this job is building the total package that optimizes the chassis, springs and ride control components.
The steering angle is used by many ADAS functions, from blind-spot detection to autonomous driving.
Hydraulic suspension bushings were developed in response to specific customer desires: quieter and better-handling vehicles.
Weak springs can affect both camber and caster, which may result in a steering pull, uneven tire wear and more.
Here are some tips and tricks to follow on how to diagnose and repair these systems for your customers.
Since the 2000 model year, GM has offered ESC systems as an option on Chevy, Cadillac & GMC full-size trucks.
Aligning this Mustang is not that different from some of Ford’s other products, but there are additional steps to follow.
The first thing you need to realize is that no seal is perfect.
Let’s focus on identifying when control arms need to be replaced, and why they should always be replaced in pairs.