Pedestrian detection, lane departure warning/correction, traffic sign recognition, automatic emergency braking, blind-spot detection: these are just a few examples of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems of ADAS. In this Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video, we will discuss why, without proper wheel alignment, ADAS operation would not work properly. The novelty phase of autonomous driving
Do you know what happens during an ADAS calibration? Or why it is a must with today’s high-tech vehicles? Many shops and technicians can come up with multiple reasons why they don’t want to perform ADAS calibrations or invest in the equipment. But, chances are, it’s because they don’t understand what happens during an ADAS
Constant-velocity (CV) joints have been around since the 1980s when front-wheel drive (FWD) came into widespread use. Although some rear-wheel drive (RWD) and all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles also use CV joints, most are found on FWD cars and minivans. CV joints are used instead of U-joints because they allow the joint to bend at a
In our last Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video, we discussed how the amount of weight transferred on a vehicle changes and how it impacts suspension and alignment. In this video, we’ll dig into alignment angles and how they change when driving. As mentioned in the last video, alignment angles are not static: they’re
Wheel alignment is crucial to the health of a vehicle and its tires, and many things can affect the alignment. We’ll talk through what affects wheel alignment and explain the importance of understanding a vehicle’s weight transfer in this episode of the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio series. When a vehicle rolls through an
PRT says it expanded its portfolio of complete strut assemblies in the North American aftermarket. The company claims it is first-to-market applications of the component for the Nissan Altima 2019-2020. PRT says the launches apply to front right and front left positions and fit to versions Platinum, S, SL, SV, among others.
The release of 25 new product SKUs to NTN’s BCA aftermarket product line includes wheel hub assemblies and kits for a number of import and domestic applications.
In this video, Tire Review’s Maddie Winer goes over what causes judder and what aspects of the brakes affect it, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.
Tire Review’s David Sickels reviews tips for explaining the value of ride control service to your customers, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.
Tire Review’s Mary DellaValle explains how wheel bearing seals are able to withstand heat cycles, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.
Tire Review’s David Sickels reviews factors to consider when tightening lug nuts, from the Tire Review Continental Garage Studio at Babcox Media.
Knowing the difference between pulsation/DTV and judder/BTV is critical to solving any brake complaint and avoiding a problem in the first place.