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ADAS Calibration Service

ADAS Calibration Service in Tucson

May 11, 2024

Modern vehicles come equipped with advanced safety features like lane-keeping assistance and emergency braking, powered by intricate systems known as ADAS. Precise calibration of ADAS sensors is essential to ensure these systems function optimally. At Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros, we understand the critical role ADAS plays in your car’s functionality, which is why we offer expert ADAS calibration service. Whether your vehicle has undergone collision repair or you’ve made suspension adjustments, trust us to ensure the accurate calibration of your ADAS sensors for enhanced safety on the road.

Why ADAS Calibration Matters

ADAS systems use cameras, radar, lidar, and other sensors to monitor your car’s surroundings and aid the driver. For them to work correctly, these sensors need precise calibration to specific angles and positions relative to your vehicle. Even small misalignments can affect their performance, causing inaccurate warnings or failure to activate when necessary.

When Calibration is Necessary

Understanding when your Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) require recalibration is essential for maintaining their optimal functionality. Recalibration becomes necessary after specific events or modifications to your vehicle that could affect the accuracy of ADAS sensors.

  • Windshield Replacement or Repair 

ADAS sensors and cameras must be recalibrated after any windshield work, such as replacement or repair. Even minor misalignments can significantly impact system functionality, as the sensors are highly sensitive.

  • Accident Involvement

Following a collision, especially if the front end is affected, ADAS sensors may be knocked out of alignment and require recalibration. Bumper replacements or repairs can also necessitate ADAS calibration.

  • Vehicle Modifications

Aftermarket modifications like lift kits, lowering kits, or changes to wheels and tires can affect ADAS sensors, necessitating recalibration. Proper ride height and wheel alignment are essential for ADAS functioning.

  • Malfunctioning ADAS Features

If you notice ADAS features such as lane departure warning or adaptive cruise control malfunctioning or giving false alerts, it may indicate the need for recalibration.

While ADAS calibration is seamlessly integrated into our repair and replacement services, some shops may not be equipped for this. If you had your glass replacement done elsewhere, you can rely on us for professional calibration services to ensure your ADAS systems function accurately.

ADAS Calibration Service Process

At Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros, we specialize in professional ADAS calibration services to ensure the accurate operation of your vehicle’s safety systems. Our process includes:

Pre-Calibration Inspection

Our experienced technicians conduct a thorough inspection of your vehicle’s ADAS sensors to assess their condition and identify any issues that may affect calibration. This includes checking for physical damage, proper sensor alignment, and ensuring the sensors are free from obstructions or contamination that could interfere with their operation.

Precise Calibration

Using state-of-the-art equipment and manufacturer-approved procedures, we meticulously calibrate each ADAS sensor to the manufacturer’s specifications, ensuring optimal accuracy and performance. Our calibration process involves adjusting the sensors’ positions, angles, and sensitivities to match the vehicle’s exact dimensions and driving characteristics.

Post-Calibration Verification

Following calibration, we perform comprehensive tests to verify the accuracy and functionality of your vehicle’s ADAS systems, ensuring they meet safety standards and operate as intended. This includes simulating various driving scenarios and conditions to validate the proper functioning of features like automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control.

Certification and Documentation

Upon completion of calibration, we provide certification and documentation of the calibration process for your records, demonstrating compliance with manufacturer requirements and industry standards. This documentation serves as proof of the calibration work performed and can be used for warranty purposes or in the event of a collision.

By choosing Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros for your ADAS calibration needs, you can rest assured that your vehicle’s safety systems are properly calibrated and ready to protect you and your loved ones on the road.

In-Shop ADAS Calibration

We recommend in-shop calibration for your Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). While some calibration tests can be conducted via our mobile service, we advise in-shop calibration for several reasons:

  • Level Surface

Our shop provides a flat and level surface, ensuring precise alignment during calibration. This is crucial for accurate calibration, as uneven surfaces in parking lots or driveways may hinder the proper alignment of targets to your vehicle.

  • Controlled Environment

Conducting calibration indoors eliminates the impact of direct sunlight, which can cause shadows and confusion for the calibration camera and targets. Additionally, outdoor elements such as wind, clouds, rain, or snow may obstruct and interfere with the calibration process. In-shop calibration offers a controlled environment, minimizing the risk of external factors affecting the accuracy of calibration.

  • Optimal Conditions

By performing calibration in-shop, we can control environmental factors, ensuring optimal conditions for accurate calibration. This control over the environment helps maintain consistency and reliability throughout the calibration process.

  • Dynamic Calibration Possibilities

Some vehicles require dynamic calibrations, involving driving the vehicle at certain speeds on marked roadways. While dynamic calibrations can be challenging to perform outdoors due to weather conditions, our in-shop calibration services provide a controlled environment for dynamic calibrations, ensuring safety and accuracy.

Why Choose Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros for ADAS Calibration Service

At Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional ADAS calibration services that ensure the safety and reliability of your vehicle’s advanced driver assistance systems. Here are some reasons why you should choose us for your ADAS calibration needs:

Expert Technicians

Our skilled technicians have extensive experience and training in ADAS calibration, ensuring precision and accuracy in every calibration procedure. They are well-versed in the latest technologies and techniques, ensuring that your vehicle’s safety systems are calibrated to the highest standards.

State-of-the-Art Equipment

We utilize advanced calibration equipment and tools to ensure precise alignment and calibration of ADAS sensors, delivering reliable results. Our equipment is regularly updated to ensure compatibility with the latest vehicle models and technologies.

Manufacturer-Approved Procedures

Our calibration procedures adhere to manufacturer specifications and industry standards, guaranteeing the integrity and effectiveness of your vehicle’s safety systems. We understand the importance of adhering to these standards to ensure that your vehicle’s ADAS systems function as intended.

Customer Satisfaction Guarantee

Your satisfaction is our top priority. We are committed to delivering exceptional service and ensuring that your vehicle’s ADAS systems function flawlessly for enhanced safety and peace of mind. If you are not satisfied with our service, we will work with you to resolve any issues and ensure your complete satisfaction.

By choosing Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros for your ADAS calibration needs, you can trust that your vehicle’s safety systems are in good hands. Our expert technicians, state-of-the-art equipment, and commitment to customer satisfaction make us the ideal choice for any vehicle owner seeking reliable and effective ADAS calibration services.

Protect Yourself and Others

Driving with miscalibrated ADAS systems poses serious risks, from missed warnings to compromised emergency braking. Don’t gamble with safety. Secure the accuracy and reliability of your vehicle’s ADAS features today. Contact Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros to schedule your calibration, ensuring every journey is safeguarded with precision and confidence.

FAQs for our ADAS Calibration Service

Q: When is ADAS Calibration Necessary?

A: ADAS calibration is necessary whenever there is a change in tire size affecting ride height, diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs), removed and installed front or rear bumpers, replaced sensor/module mounting brackets, replaced front windshield glass, repaired or adjusted suspension, or the vehicle was in a minor/major traffic collision.

Q: Why is ADAS Calibration Important?

A: Calibration is crucial because a vehicle’s computer relies on the functions of the ADAS system, such as cameras, radars, and lasers, to be correctly aligned to work properly. Calibration ensures these systems are working correctly, guiding the vehicle’s computer and ensuring safety.

Q: What Types of ADAS Calibration Procedures are Offered?

A: It depends on the vehicle type. We offer both Stationary and Dynamic calibration procedures to calibrate ADAS sensors to vehicle modules. In some cases, your vehicle may require both procedures.

Q: How Does the ADAS Calibration Process Work?

A: We follow a meticulous process that includes pre-scan, replacement, calibration, and post-scan. This ensures the camera is functioning properly before and after calibration.

Q: Is ADAS Calibration Covered by Insurance?

A: In many cases, ADAS calibration may be covered by insurance. It is especially true if it’s necessary due to a collision or other covered event. We can assist you in navigating insurance coverage for ADAS calibration services.

Q: How Long Does ADAS Calibration Take?

A: The time required for ADAS calibration can vary. It depends on factors such as the complexity of the system and the type of calibration needed. Typically, calibration can take anywhere from one to four hours.

Q: What Should I Expect During an ADAS Calibration Service Appointment?

A: During an ADAS calibration appointment, you can expect a comprehensive process that includes assessment, calibration, and testing. These steps will ensure that your vehicle’s ADAS systems are functioning optimally.

Q: Can I Drive My Vehicle Immediately After ADAS Calibration?

A: In most cases, you can drive your vehicle immediately after ADAS calibration. However, it’s essential to follow any specific instructions provided by our technicians. This will ensure the calibration settles properly for optimal performance and safety.

What Our Clients Say

Christopher Park


My wife got into a fender bender that shattered her rear windshield and rear door window. I called around for quotes, and the one from Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros was the most reasonable. They could also do the repair within the week, so we decided to go with them. The employees were incredibly friendly. We didn't have to wait long when we showed up. They replaced both the rear windshield and door window and guaranteed their work. No complaints here.

Spencer Hall


I pulled in without an appointment for a chip repair and Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros quickly penciled me in. Michael was able to get to my car in half an hour. He quickly inspected the chip and was able to repair it in less than the hour they quoted. The price was reasonable too, which is a plus. He even carefully explained what I should avoid to make sure that the windshield repair takes. I definitely will take any of my vehicles to Michael and certainly am very comfortable recommending them to everyone!

Kevin Fischer


I just had my windshield replaced on my 2020 Toyota Camry at Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros, and it was a great experience. The service was fast and the staff was really competent. I drove in and a technician immediately got to work. They told me it would take about an hour, but they finished in just 30 minutes! Their pricing was also much better than other quotes I received, over $100 cheaper. The new windshield fits perfectly, with no gaps or air leaks. No more whistling sounds while driving. Highly recommend!

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I am a first-time car owner, so I don't have much knowledge about car glass services. When my windshield developed a ding near the driver's side, I searched for the nearest glass repair shop and discovered Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros. The technician patiently walked me through the repair process, explaining each step in detail. His professionalism and expertise immediately put me at ease, despite my lack of experience in such matters. The entire experience was quick and efficient. As a novice in car maintenance, I appreciated how they made the process easy to understand and stress-free for me. I was in and out in no time, and the final result exceeded my expectations. They turned what could have been a stressful situation into a smooth and hassle-free experience.

Kristin Charlie


I recently shopped around for window tinting service and Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros' quote was one of the most affordable. I brought in my car for the service, and they had it done in an hour, maybe less. If you want top-of-the-line service and results for a great price, look no further than Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros. Very professional. Clean store. Quick and easy. The quality of their work is awesome.

Dale Malone


I recently had a chipped windshield on my truck and was worried I'd need a full replacement. I brought it to Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros, and their technician explained that it could still be repaired. Although I was initially skeptical, I decided to give it a try, as it could save me some money. To my surprise, the repair process was quick and efficient. When I got my truck back, the windshield was absolutely clear, and I couldn't even tell there had been a chip. I was incredibly impressed with the results.

Tony Harris


Scheduled an appointment for a rear windshield replacement at Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros. Michael, their technician, handled the work this time. My SUV was brought into the bay promptly, and the replacement was completed within 45 minutes. Excellent service! This is my second time getting their service and they’ve consistently done a fantastic job so far. Customer service is outstanding.

Anita Jimenez


Yesterday, my son locked his car keys inside and in a panic, broke the quarter glass to gain access. I reached out to Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros, and they promptly dispatched an installer to help us out. The glass was replaced within an hour. Their mobile service was commendable and convenient. 5 stars for sure.

Joseph Greene


I had an excellent experience with Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros. Their team was friendly, professional, and efficient. They arrived on time and got straight to work, completing the repair quickly and with precision. The technician explained everything clearly and made sure I was satisfied with the results before leaving. Overall, I was impressed with the quality of their service and would definitely recommend them to others.

Anthony Wright


I recently needed a windshield replacement, and Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros exceeded my expectations. From start to finish, their customer service was outstanding. They were responsive and attentive to my needs, answering all of my questions thoroughly. The replacement was completed quickly, and the quality of the work was impeccable. My new windshield looks fantastic, and I feel confident knowing that it was installed correctly. I highly recommend Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros to anyone in need of auto glass services.

Matt Kelsey


Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros did an amazing job on my car's windshield. From the moment I contacted them, their customer service was exceptional. They were prompt in scheduling the appointment, and their technician arrived right on time. Throughout the process, they were professional and courteous, explaining everything clearly. The quality of their work was outstanding, and my windshield looks brand new. I highly recommend their services to anyone in need of auto glass repair.

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I had a major issue with my car's windshield, and Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros came to the rescue. Their team was incredibly efficient and reliable. They assessed the damage quickly and provided a clear explanation of the repair process. The technician who worked on my car was skilled and meticulous, ensuring that the repair was done to a high standard. I couldn't be happier with the service I received from Tucson Auto Glass Repair Pros.

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