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

Salvage parts threaten the overall structural integrity of your Cadillac. When you take your Cadillac 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...

Why GM Discourages Reconditioned Wheels and What That Means for Your Cadillac Repair

GM warns that wheel reconditioning is a dangerous practice in collision repair. 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...

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

GM wants to ensure that your collision repair is done thoroughly. If your Cadillac 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...

Why Subaru Does Not Approve of Wheel Reconditioning and Why That’s Critical for Your Repair

Wheel reconditioning in collision repair can lead to a whole host of problems. 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...