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 [...]

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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 [...]

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

Using salvage parts on your structural repair just isn't worth the risk. When you take your GMC 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 possible [...]

By |2021-03-02T10:52:52+00:00March 2nd, 2021|GM owners, GMC 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 GMC—Here’s Why They’re Right

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

GM naturally wants body shops to be thorough when conducting repairs. If your GMC 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 [...]

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

  It's necessary to use the best replacement parts to preserve your GMC's sophisticated ADAS. When you take your GMC 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 says.  [...]

By |2021-02-23T10:59:55+00:00February 23rd, 2021|GM owners, GMC Owners, Manufacturer Questions, Repair Factors That Impact You Financially, Safety Questions|Comments Off on Why You Should Care That GMC Only Approves New Genuine GM Parts for Use with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Why GMC Recommends Only New GM Air Bag Components and How That Affects You

Never take risks with your GMC's air bags. 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 any parts other than genuine GM warranted [...]

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