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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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DORN’S SCOOP ON SCANNING

DORN’S SCOOP ON SCANNING

| July 25, 2017
 

 Barry Dorn, the past chairman of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) and owner of Dorn’s Body and Paint, shares his thoughts on pre– and post–scanning. When a new issue begins trending in the collision repair market, shops generally make one of two decisions: (A) write it off as industry overkill or (B) begin adapting […]

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Volume 4, 2016 GM Repair Insights Available.

Volume 4, 2016 GM Repair Insights Available.

| December 1, 2016
 

  Help Wanted? Help Found!  I-CAR student career fairs give shops the chance to hire the cream of the crop. Great Grilles Come Pre-Primed! Front Grille Assembly replacements for the latest Chevrolet and GMC trucks are making a statement. Advanced Answers. BASF’s APS program promises a lean solution for the long haul. Shop Managers Clean […]

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