FAQ: Auto Body Repairs


Following an accident you will no doubt have many questions about what to do. While many of your concerns will likely include those about personal health and hiring an attorney if necessary, you will likely also be thinking about the damage your vehicle sustained. The following are some of the most common questions people ask following a wreck. If you have any others don't hesitate to reach out to your local auto body repair shop.

What should I do following an accident?

Immediately following an accident be sure to take note of your own physical harm and that of any other people involved. If necessary call an ambulance. You will want to call the police regardless to request their presence as you gather evidence. Be sure to contact your insurance company before leaving the scene to ensure you comply with all of their policies.

Does my insurance choose what shop I need to bring my car to for repair?

While your insurance company make make a recommendation for who you should bring your car to, it is solely your decision in the end. Do your research to ensure your car ends up in the hands of professionals.

How do I know what auto body shop to select?

When searching for a trustworthy shop be sure that they utilize the latest technology for services and is willing to work with your insurance to have the cost of repairs covered.

Will they give me a free collision repair estimate?

You should always be given a free estimate for repairs. If you need to pay for an estimate you should consider moving on.

What happens during repairs?

The repair process will vary depending on the type of damage sustained by your vehicle. It could consist of removing dents and scratches, installing new body panels, replacing broken glass or even frame repair.

What if there is frame damage?

The frame is the backbone of the vehicle, supporting the engine, transmission and everything else. If it is bent or otherwise damaged a special type of tool will be used to restore the frame to within minute measurements of its factory specifications.

Where is the place to go for collision repair in Phoenix?

If you need auto body repair in Phoenix after an accident you'll want to visit DG Auto Body. We offer modern repair techniques and always use high quality parts. To learn more about our services or to schedule collision repair or an estimate for collision repair in Phoenix give us a call at today!

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Written By Brian Corey

Published By MORBiZ