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Why Chevrolet Says You Should Not Use Salvage or Recycled Parts in Collision Repair and How This Affects You

GM wants your Chevy to have the most reliable replacement parts. Nearly every car manufacturer releases “Position Statements” that instruct body shops in how to perform repairs on their vehicles to the highest standard.  While all body shops should have access to this vital information, not all shops take the time to read the statements [...]

By |2021-03-08T13:03:09+00:00March 8th, 2021|Chevrolet Owners, GM owners, Manufacturer Questions, Repair Factors That Impact You Financially, Safety Questions|Comments Off on Why Chevrolet Says You Should Not Use Salvage or Recycled Parts in Collision Repair and How This Affects You

Why GM Discourages Reconditioned Wheels and Why That’s Crucial for Your Buick

GM doesn't want you to jeopardize your safety with reconditioned wheels. Nearly every car manufacturer releases Position Statements explaining what methods of auto body repair they do or do not recommend.  While some shops disregard these statements, we take a fine-tooth comb to the information they provide so that we can provide the best possible [...]

By |2021-03-08T12:47:25+00:00March 8th, 2021|Buick Owners, GM owners, Manufacturer Questions, Repair Factors That Impact You Financially, Safety Questions|Comments Off on Why GM Discourages Reconditioned Wheels and Why That’s Crucial for Your Buick

GM Says It’s Dangerous to Use Salvage Structural Parts on Your Chevrolet—Here’s Why You Should Care

Preserve the structural integrity of your Chevy by using only the best replacement parts. When you take your Chevy to a body shop for collision repair, of course you’re going to want the job to be done as safely, efficiently, and cost-effectively as possible.  At our shop, one of the ways we can ensure the [...]

By |2021-03-08T12:39:18+00:00March 8th, 2021|Chevrolet Owners, GM owners, Manufacturer Questions, Repair Factors That Impact You Financially, Safety Questions|Comments Off on GM Says It’s Dangerous to Use Salvage Structural Parts on Your Chevrolet—Here’s Why You Should Care

Why Buick Says You Should Not Use Salvage or Recycled Parts in Collision Repair and Why That’s Important

The right replacement parts can make all the difference. Nearly every car manufacturer releases “Position Statements” that instruct body shops in how to perform repairs on their vehicles to the highest standard.  While all body shops should have access to this vital information, not all shops take the time to read the statements and follow [...]

By |2021-03-08T12:00:13+00:00March 8th, 2021|Buick Owners, GM owners, Manufacturer Questions, Repair Factors That Impact You Financially, Safety Questions|Comments Off on Why Buick Says You Should Not Use Salvage or Recycled Parts in Collision Repair and Why That’s Important

Why GM Rejects Reconditioned Wheels and How This Affects Your Chevrolet Repair

Wheel reconditioning is never a good idea in collision repair. Nearly every car manufacturer releases Position Statements explaining what methods of auto body repair they do or do not recommend.  While some shops disregard these statements, we take a fine-tooth comb to the information they provide so that we can provide the best possible repair [...]

By |2021-03-08T10:53:45+00:00March 8th, 2021|Chevrolet Owners, GM owners, Manufacturer Questions, Repair Factors That Impact You Financially, Safety Questions|Comments Off on Why GM Rejects Reconditioned Wheels and How This Affects Your Chevrolet Repair

GM Says It’s Dangerous to Use Salvage Structural Parts on Your Buick—Here’s Why They’re Right

GM wants you to use only the best replacement parts on your Buick. When you take your Buick to a body shop for collision repair, of course you’re going to want the job to be done as safely, efficiently, and cost-effectively as possible.  At our shop, one of the ways we can ensure the best [...]

By |2021-03-08T10:43:22+00:00March 8th, 2021|Buick Owners, GM owners, Manufacturer Questions, Repair Factors That Impact You Financially, Safety Questions|Comments Off on GM Says It’s Dangerous to Use Salvage Structural Parts on Your Buick—Here’s Why They’re Right

Why It’s Essential That GM Recommends Pre- and Post-Repair Scans for Your Buick

GM wants to make sure that your Buick is repaired thoroughly. If your Buick has been in a collision, there are very specific steps that an auto body shop needs to take in order to optimize your vehicle’s repairs.  One of the smartest things that a shop can do is to review the manufacturer’s Position [...]

By |2021-03-08T10:31:30+00:00March 8th, 2021|Buick Owners, GM owners, Manufacturer Questions, Repair Factors That Impact You Financially, Safety Questions|Comments Off on Why It’s Essential That GM Recommends Pre- and Post-Repair Scans for Your Buick

Why GM Discourages Reconditioned Wheels and Why That’s Crucial for Your GMC

Reconditioning compromises the structural integrity of your wheels. Nearly every car manufacturer releases Position Statements explaining what methods of auto body repair they do or do not recommend.  While some shops disregard these statements, we take a fine-tooth comb to the information they provide so that we can provide the best possible repair for every [...]

By |2021-03-03T18:00:33+00:00March 3rd, 2021|GM owners, GMC Owners, Manufacturer Questions, Repair Factors That Impact You Financially, Safety Questions|Comments Off on Why GM Discourages Reconditioned Wheels and Why That’s Crucial for Your GMC

Why GMC Says You Should Not Use Salvage or Recycled Parts and How This Affects Your Repair

General Motors wants you to have the best replacement parts for your GMC. Nearly every car manufacturer releases “Position Statements” that instruct body shops in how to perform repairs on their vehicles to the highest standard.  While all body shops should have access to this vital information, not all shops take the time to read [...]

By |2021-03-03T16:04:50+00:00March 3rd, 2021|GM owners, GMC Owners, Manufacturer Questions, Repair Factors That Impact You Financially, Safety Questions|Comments Off on Why GMC Says You Should Not Use Salvage or Recycled Parts and How This Affects Your Repair

Why It’s Important for You That Lincoln Rejects Wheel Reconditioning in Collision Repair

Lincoln recognizes that wheel reconditioning is a dangerous method of repair. Lincoln is very clear that the company does not approve of any wheel repair that involves reconditioning.  If you are not familiar with wheel reconditioning, it is a process of using various tools and methods to try to repair a damaged wheel, instead of [...]

By |2021-03-03T15:47:13+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Lincoln Owners, Manufacturer Questions, Repair Factors That Impact You Financially, Safety Questions|Comments Off on Why It’s Important for You That Lincoln Rejects Wheel Reconditioning in Collision Repair
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