ADAS Calibration

ADAS calibration involves aligning the sensing devices in your vehicle so that they function safely and correctly. Our expert team have made significant investment financially and with time and patience to gain a clear understanding of ADAS and how to calibrate using our specialist equipment. We now consider ourselves to be experts in the field of ADAS calibration and can offer this service should your vehicle require it. We feel so strongly about keeping you safe on the road, we knew we had to invest into this new technology. The calibration process will require our skilled professional to take your car for a drive, following a static calibration process, which uses specialist tools to calibrate the ADAS while your car is stationary.

According to manufacturers, it is mandatory to recalibrate your ADAS following: Windscreen replacement, after a collision, after a replacement change in tyres or ride height and if at any time ADAS lights are on or flashing, indicating a fault.

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Understanding ADAS?

ADAS, or Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, are the newest technologies to enter the automobile industry, they have made a significant difference to how your vehicle operates in the road. We can support you with understanding with certainty whether your vehicle requires this service and therefore by providing ADAS Calibration at our offices in Princess Street, Addington.

ADAS come in various forms. Simple aspects of ADAS such as automatic headlights and wipers, have been around for years. However, technology has come a long way and different aspects of ADAS which are available in newer models of most road vehicles how make your driving experience safer than ever before, for you, your passengers and all of those around you.

Lane departure warning system

Lane departure doesn’t always lead to accidents, but statistics show that it happens often and is extremely risky when there are other cars nearby. With a lane departure system, a warning sound will be set off each time your car moves off the lane without a turn signals on.

Automatic emergency braking (AEB) system

An AEB detects when a potential crash is about to occur. It will then alert you to respond appropriately. If no actions are taken, an emergency brake will be automatically applied, in an attempt to prevent the crash. A lighter version of the AEB is the forward-collision warning system. This system only monitors the distance between your vehicle and the one in front, warning you of appropriate and safe vehicle following distance.

Adaptive cruise control

Cruise control keeps your car at a consistent speed, allowing you to rest your feet when driving long distances. Recently, newer versions called adaptive cruise control or dynamic cruise control have been introduced into the automotive industry. This newer autopilot system will adjust the speed of your car to maintain a safe distance from the vehicle ahead.

Pedestrian automatic emergency braking (PAEB) system

Much like the AEB mentioned above, the PAEB is also an automatic emergency braking system. This system is used to identify pedestrians on the road and automatically brake if the driver has not performed the appropriate corrective action.

What Does This Have to do with my New Windscreen?

The sensing devices involved in ADAS are typically mounted behind the windscreen, including cameras, computer imaging software, radars, and more. Therefore, any damage to your windscreen or a full windscreen replacement should undoubtedly require ADAS to get checked and recalibrated.

 

Follow up Service

Our services don't just end with the initial repair or replacement. Our team in Christchurch can be there after service has been completed to provide on-going maintenance service and provide consultation on how to best take care of your windscreen and windows. We have built relationships with many clients and look forward to working with you.

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