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8. Here is a finished rod assembly for a late-model Chevy 1/2-ton pickup. Interestingly enough, this part is not perfect. The VDA tool determined that this particular assembly did not meet build criteria in some way. So it spit it out of the production line and into a bin of others that will receive personal attention to identify what happened. These fail-safes prevent imperfect products from reaching consumers.