Some automakers state that if the windshield is replaced, the camera must be calibrated at one of their dealerships. Is this true?
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No. In 2012, the Dutch advertising code authority instructed a manufacturer (Volvo) to withdraw this assertion and acknowledge that just like dealers, the technicians at Belron (including those at Lebeau®) could safely replace windshields equipped with a camera.
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How much does advanced driver-assistance systems recalibration cost?
The cost of static or dynamic recalibration ranges from $225 to $250. If the vehicle requires universal recalibration, i.e. both methods, the cost varies between $450 and $500.
What advanced driver-assistance system components are affected when the windshield is replaced?
Advanced driver-assistance systems are often linked to cameras affixed to the windshield of the vehicle. These cameras capture data related to the traffic and road environment. A camera that has not been recalibrated following a windshield replacement may perform poorly.
At Lebeau Vitres d’autos®, our experts are trained in the latest technology and use patented tools. When we replace a windshield that incorporates a driver-assistance system, we recalibrate the camera and adjust it on the new windshield.1 We do not disconnect the camera from its power supply when replacing the windshield.
1 In participating locations