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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Why Chevrolet Only Approves New Genuine GM Parts for Use with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Why You Should Care

Your Chevrolet's ADAS requires new OEM replacement parts in order to function as intended by GM. When you take your Chevy to a shop for repairs, it’s imperative that the shop follows the guidelines specified in General Motors’ Position Statement.  Every shop has access to this information, but not every shop follows what the manufacturer [...]

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Why Chevrolet Recommends Only New GM Air Bag Components and Why That’s Important for Your Repair

  GM wants to maximize your safety with properly functioning air bags in your Chevy. In the auto body repair industry, we are provided with manufacturers’ Position Statements that describe each auto maker’s recommendations for how those repairs should be done.  General Motors has released a detailed statement explaining why they prohibit the use of [...]

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

  Pre- and post-repair scans are necessary for getting your Chevrolet repair right. If your Chevy 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 [...]

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