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Curious to how many shops are doing recalibration at their shops now. If so what systems do you use and how has reimbursement been. Also those that are not how are you handling the vehicles needing it?
We’ve been sending customers to the dealerships. Seems like buying recal equipment is making more sense as more vehicles come out with ADAS. I too am curious to hear what shops are using and if they’re being reimbursed.
WE jumped on this over a year ago. Since I've always had a close relationship with Pilk we went with Opti-Aim. It does take longer to get approval but we always get paid. Not looking back. Getting busier every month. I have four this week
The Autel Maxisys requires the smallest area and works quite well. Each static recalibration takes about 30 minutes once you get used to it. Tech support is very knowledgeable and helpful when needed and the target boards are available for all the most common manufacturers. They still have a few minor bugs to work out but overall pretty straight forward and easy system.
The TPA's have already "set" pricing. It is well worth it once you get used to the set up. You can not do mobile static recalls. You have to have a controlled environment. Lighting case cause it to not recal, too little or too much.