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FRONT END REPAIR KITS ADD EASE TO TOUGH REPAIRS

FRONT END REPAIR KITS ADD EASE TO TOUGH REPAIRS

| January 2, 2019
 

 FOR 2019 CHEVROLET SILVERADO AND GMC SIERRA LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS Shops probably see more front-end collisions than any other collision type. This familiarity doesn’t make repairs any easier since violent frontal hits can cause widespread damage requiring complicated, labor-intensive fixes. With full-size trucks, this work becomes even tougher considering the dimensions of the affected parts and […]

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GM COLLISION EXHIBITS AT SEMA 2018

GM COLLISION EXHIBITS AT SEMA 2018

| January 2, 2019
 

 Heeding the logic “go where the customers are,” GM Collision joined the growing ranks of first-time exhibitors at SEMA looking for new ways to reach out to the folks who use their products and services every day. SEMA turned out to be the ideal locale to engage an energized customer base that knows the value […]

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GM Releases Position Statement on Replacements of Bumper/Fascia with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

GM Releases Position Statement on Replacements of Bumper/Fascia with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

| October 30, 2018
 

 ENSURE SAFETY SYSTEM FUNCTIONALITY Replacing a damaged bumper/fascia on modern GM vehicles is no small matter. That’s because these parts now serve as home for sophisticated Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) such as blind spot detection, park assist, collision alerts and automatic braking. Install a less-than adequate replacement or refinish these parts incorrectly, and the […]

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SECTIONING SOLUTIONS – PROPER SECTIONING REPAIRS REQUIRE OEM INSTRUCTIONS

SECTIONING SOLUTIONS – PROPER SECTIONING REPAIRS REQUIRE OEM INSTRUCTIONS

| October 30, 2018
 

 To section or not to section? Just over a decade ago, that was the question that perplexed much of the repair industry. The extensive use of high strength steels and other materials dramatically changed where shops could safely section parts, leaving anxious shops looking for answers. GM and other OEMs came to the rescue with […]

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GM UPGRADES WARRANTIES ON PARTS LINES

GM UPGRADES WARRANTIES ON PARTS LINES

| June 1, 2018
 

 Consistency and added protection were the goals in updates to limited warranties for most Genuine GM Parts and ACDelco Parts. Effective April 1, 2018 most GGMP and ACDelco Parts will offer identical warranties with upgraded coverage. Dale Tripp, GM aftermarket manager for engineering, quality, training, quality and brand protection, explains the changes. “We made the two […]

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