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Joe Marconi

Charging for Steering Angle Sensor Calibration

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We are seeing more and more vehicles that need the steering angle sensor calibrated after an alignment. Luckily my Hunter alignment machine has the ability to perform the calibration. My question is, how are other shops charging or not charging for this? Should this be part of the alignment? Should there be an additional charge. Afterall, the update and future updates are not free. And, it requires additional time to perform the calibration.

 

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