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  • SUN Collision Now an Option for Accredited Saskatchewan Collision Repair Shops

    Under the Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) accreditation requirements for collision repairers, SUN Collision Repair Information, a brand of Snap-on® Incorporated, is now an approved resource for OEM repair information for accredited auto body shops in Saskatchewan, Canada. According to SGI, all collision repair partners are required to access and utilize OEM repair procedures as part […]

  • Top 7 Advanced Vehicle Safety Features

    ADAS and More for Collision Repair Shops ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems) components may be the most challenging of all collision repairs because of the complexity and continuing advancements. The lines between mechanical, collision, and technology repair have all but been erased. Common collision repair procedures now involve systems and components that are more advanced […]

  • How to Improve Your Auto Collision Shop’s Diagnostic Process

    If you own an auto collision shop, you know how important it is to have a fast and accurate diagnostic process. If it takes you too long to complete collision repair diagnostics, you could slow down the entire repair and risk disappointing the customer and potentially losing their business. Inaccurate auto diagnostics in collision repair […]

  • 8 Types of Sensors Used in Automobiles

    Sensor technology is one of the fastest moving developments in modern cars and trucks, particularly those used in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Each year, car manufacturers build their vehicles with better, faster technology that uses various sensors, from cameras to oxygen sensors. These advancements present unique challenges for collision repair facilities because the line […]

  • SUN Collision Adds New Features to Advanced Interactive Wiring Diagrams

    The latest release of SUN® Collision Repair Information, a brand of Snap-on Incorporated, includes exclusive features that have been added to its wiring diagrams, enhancing diagram navigation and making connectors, grounds and splices not only searchable, but also interactive. “Since we launched SUN Collision two years ago, we have made significant improvements to the wiring […]

  • 2021 Holiday Hours

    In observance of the upcoming holidays, SUN Collision will have some special hours: NOVEMBER: The main SUN Collision office will be closed Thursday & Friday, Nov. 25-26, 2021 Technical Support will be closed Thursday, Nov 25, and available 7 a.m. to noon on Friday, Nov. 26 DECEMBER: The main SUN Collision office will be closed: […]

  • 5 Ways to Make Your Auto Collision Repair Shop More Efficient

    If you are managing a collision repair shop, you need to be as efficient as possible. The old saying that “time is money” certainly applies to collision repair management, too; any delay in a repair or service can hinder your ability to quickly turn over customers. If you are not fixing customers’ cars quickly, you […]

  • What you should know about the Forward Collision Warning alert

    While a forward collision warning alert feature is designed to prevent a collision, collisions inevitably will happen and damaged vehicles will need to be repaired. So collision repair facilities need to understand the increasingly interconnected systems in vehicle safety technology. A forward collision warning (FCW) system is one of many components that comprise Advanced Driver […]

  • SUN Collision Repair Information Set to Exhibit at the 2021 SEMA Show

    Learn About New Content, Increased Coverage and Enhanced Features For those who are attending the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, Nov. 2-5 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, visit SUN® Collision Repair Information in booth #32017 to learn about new content, increased coverage and enhanced features including quick access to ADAS repair information and […]

  • Calibration Research Tips For Collision Repair

    Where does your body shop turn to find the latest calibration and repair information for vehicles with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)? Do your technicians grab an OEM service manual from your library first, or do they hop online and start Googling? While both scenarios are typical, it’s rare collision repair technicians will find the […]