24
Feb

  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

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24
Feb

  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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24
Feb

    Reconditioning can threaten the structural integrity of your Volvo’s wheels. Volvo 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

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24
Feb

  Structural components offer additional protection in the event of a collision and require the right parts to work properly. It is common practice in our industry for each vehicle manufacturer to provide “Position Statements” that explain the best methods for repairing their makes and models.  In the event of structural repairs, Ford has released

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24
Feb

  Cadillac wants your sophisticated ADAS to continue to function properly. When you take your Cadillac 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.  GM makes it clear

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24
Feb

  Preserve the integrity of your air bags so that they can deliver the utmost protection. 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

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24
Feb

    Volkswagen says that it’s dangerous for you to drive on reconditioned wheels. 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 replacing it entirely.  Some methods include welding, re-plating, or reshaping the wheel.   When

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24
Feb

    Volkswagen is wary of aftermarket, recycled, and salvage replacement parts in structural repairs. It is common practice in our industry for each vehicle manufacturer to provide “Position Statements” that explain the best methods for repairing their makes and models.  In the event of structural repairs, Volkswagen has released a Position Statement recommending that

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23
Feb

          Wheel reconditioning is a dangerous practice in collision repair. Nissan 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

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23
Feb

      Nissan is concerned about the reliability of salvage and recycled parts in collision repair. 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

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