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5 common misconceptions about collision repair

5 common misconceptions about collision repair Many of us have been involved in a vehicle accident, as a driver or passenger, in big trucks or little cars. No matter the size or circumstance, accidents on the road are traumatic events and even if you walk away without injury, the event’s details linger and you will…

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Can A Rear-End Collision Cause Mechanical Damage As Well As Body Damage?

Can A Rear-End Collision Cause Mechanical Damage As Well As Body Damage? Rear-end collisions are the most common kinds of car crashes. They can cause extensive auto damage, and they can lead to serious physical injuries of the occupants of the vehicle.  If your vehicle has been rear-ended, you will need to make sure your…

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Should you repair dents before selling your car?

Should you repair dents before selling your car? Even the most careful among us cannot keep our cars 100 percent safe from dents. A surprise hailstorm, a rock flying out of a gravel truck, or a shopping cart motoring across the parking lot of its own volition are just a few of the minor potential…

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Important Safety Features That Should Be Checked After An Auto Accident

Important Safety Features That Should Be Checked After An Auto Accident Today’s modern cars are equipped with advanced safety equipment that can reduce the severity of injuries and save lives. If you have been in a crash, these safety features should be checked. They may require repair or replacement to be functional again in case…

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How to inspect your car when the body work is done

How to inspect your car when the body work is done If you were involved in a car accident, your first concern is that of safety and that you walk away without injury. However, your car was not as fortunate and in fact had to be towed to a body shop for extensive repair. It’s…

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How can you tell if your frame is damaged?

How can you tell if your frame is damaged? If you have been involved in a traffic accident, the most important concern is that you were able to walk away without serious injury. If so, then it’s time to assess damage to your vehicle. You might notice a dent or two but at first glance…

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If My Car’s Airbags Deployed, Is The Vehicle Totaled?

If My Car’s Airbags Deployed, Is The Vehicle Totaled? If you have been in an accident and the airbags deployed, you may think that the vehicle will be totaled by the insurance company. That isn’t always true. The cost of replacing the airbags are added with the physical damage repairs required by your car to…

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Is your car safe to drive after an accident?

Is your car safe to drive after an accident? In an unfortunate turn of events, you were involved in a car accident on the way home from work. Thankfully no one was hurt but you’re not too sure about your car. Is it safe to drive after the wreck? You can plainly see body damage…

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Common collision repair myths

Common collision repair myths Car accidents are often scary and can be dangerous, expensive and the cause of serious injury or fatality. Even minor fender benders are a headache and often bring a surprisingly expensive repair bill. To make matters worse, the time period immediately after an accident is stressful and requires you to make…

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Most Common Types of Auto Body Claims

Most Common Types of Auto Body Claims  Odds are that at one time or another you will have a vehicle that suffers damage. You will call on an auto body shop to get your vehicle looking its best and functioning as good as new. Here are a few of the more commonly claimed kinds of…

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