Today’s modern vehicle is controlled by complex computer systems. Think of them like the brain of your car: they run, monitor, and control everything, inside and out. While these intricate systems add reliability and support convenient features and accessories, they also increase the difficulty of repairs.
Because of these vast technological changes in vehicles, car mechanics are required to have completed formal, specialized training in their field. Not only do they need to know how to work with tools, they must be able to effectively operate highly specialized machinery designed to repair these complex computer systems.
Future of Car Repair
Car repair will continue to grow more complex and require higher levels of sophistication and knowledge. While helpful in many ways, advancements in vehicles will only increase the levels of complication and difficulty involved in car repair, and, in turn, require more diversity, education and specialization among mechanics.