GM Dynamic Calibration Processes

calibrations Jul 07, 2020

IMPORTANT:    Always be careful of traffic conditions and safety around the vehicle

                        Your test vehicle may not be equipped with all safety systems 

Front Camera – Windshield

  • GM Service Programing System (SPS) programming is required after replacement
  • Some vehicles will immediately begin calibration after programming, vehicle other may require calibration to be started using GDS2.
    • Refer to Service Information for specific programming and calibration instructions after replacement
  • Ensure windshield glass has been properly installed, is clean, NOT damaged or cracked and camera is not damaged, dirty or obstructed
  • Make sure the vehicle is being driven in an area conducive to calibration. An ideal calibration environment is a two-lane divide highway with lane makings on both side of the lane, driving the vehicle between...
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ADAS Repairs and Calibrations…What is the Industry’s Game Plan?

adas calibrations Mar 04, 2020

You have heard me say it before…Today’s and tomorrow’s vehicles today are “computers on wheels”. With more than 100 million lines of code, that’s more than twice that of an F-35 fighter jet or the Large Hadron Collider, the largest energy particle collider and the largest machine in the world. 

Vehicle ADAS safety systems are what is driving the increased use and implementation of software, sensors, ECU’s and other technologies! And if you think this trend is going to stop, YOU ARE WRONG! In 2022 97% of all vehicles manufactured in North America will include Automated Emergency Braking (AEB).

The other thing we need to remember is many vehicle parts and panels now include electronics, cameras, and sensors. Today when a repair facility replaces a windshield, repairs a bumper, performs a front-end alignment, or simply disconnects a battery, that vehicle may need to be calibrated. Once calibrated, the repair facility must perform a...

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