80% of Body Shops Do Not Use Repair Procedures

80% of Body Shops Do Not Use Repair Procedures

How Many Body Shops Follow the Factory Repair Procedure For Every Repair?

GMC polled auto body shops and found that out of 827 responses, 80% of them do not open their repair procedures for every repair. This number is troubling, to say the least, and indicates an issue in the collision repair industry.

When an auto body shop fails to consult the repair procedures published by the manufacturer, this usually means that they have decided to fix your vehicle they way they’re “accustomed” to. By doing this, they’re ignoring the engineering that went into making your vehicle safe. Repairs that do not follow manufacturer procedures can alter the intended structure of your vehicle, and the consequences can be serious.

Why Are Shops Skipping This Vital Step?

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Diagnostics – What are “pre-scan” and post-scan”?

Diagnostics – What are “pre-scan” and post-scan”?

Diagnostic Pre-Scans and Post Scans: What is a “Pre-Scan” and why do you need to perform this on my vehicle? Today’s vehicle is highly connected and has literally hundreds components and “Computers” in your vehicle. These ECM’s operate things like Adaptive Cruise Control, Land Change Assist, Vehicle Stability, Collision Avoidance, Blind Spot Detection, Back Up…Continue Reading

Dorn’s Earns Tesla Certification

Dorn’s Earns Tesla Certification

Dorn’s Body and Paint Inc. is proud to announce that they have received their Factory Certification from Tesla Motors. Tesla Motors was founded in 2003 with the vision of emulating consumer electronics’ products and enter into the automotive industry with a high end line of automobiles. Coming out of 2012, they have been able to…Continue Reading

Aluminum Repair

Aluminum Repair

Dorn’s Body and Paint Inc, has been working with aluminum for over 25 years. While repairing exterior Aluminum repairs as well as aluminum sheet metal work, we are well positioned and  have vast understanding in working with light weight automotive aluminum body panels and structure. Today, we use the same Fronius Cold Metal Transfer (CMT)…Continue Reading

New Dorn’s Website

New Dorn’s Website

Welcome to the newly redesigned Dorn’s website. We hope to be your source for all your automotive research. Our goal is to create a digest of information to share with our customers and our community to improve the overall experience of vehicle ownership. Please watch for posts and the latest releases to ensure your wheeled baby…Continue Reading

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