With close to a million lines of code on most modern day vehicles, repairing and servicing vehicles is just not quite what it used to be.
Attaining ASE Certification for each category of a vehicle system is one step towards the knowledge base for that particular system. Now the certification is one small step towards growing competency at repairing a vehicle. There are many other factors, like on-going training and mentoring.
We provided this video as a parody of what in some occasions could become reality if you seek out an inexperienced, non-certified automotive technician.
Remember to ask for the Certs.