10 things you should know before repairing your vehicle.


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You’re in charge! The insurance company and the body shop are here to assist you and meet your needs.
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You should never drive a car that could be unsafe because of damages.
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You are not required by law to get more than one estimate.
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You have the right to go to the repair shop of your choice.
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The insurance company may want you to visit their drive-in service center for an estimate. You can have the insurance company inspect your car at the body shop.
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Ensure the shop has certified technicians that can restore your vehicle to pre-collision condition.
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Ask what type of parts will be used in the repair of vehicle.
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Ask the shop if it offers a repair warranty.
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Differences in repair estimates are common. A lower estimate can be the result of many things. We’d be happy to explain the differences, so please feel free to ask.
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Let us negotiate with your insurance company on your behalf.