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2018 Chevrolet Equinox – Rail Replacements.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox – Rail Replacements.

| March 15, 2017
 

 Rail Replacements. Repair this common front-end damage with GM recommended instructions. When the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox hits the streets this Spring, the redesigned SUV will carry with it some impressive active safety features. Low-Speed Forward Automatic Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert and Safety Alert Seat systems all come standard. Joining […]

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Great Grilles Come Pre-Primed!

Great Grilles Come Pre-Primed!

| December 7, 2016
 

 Front Grille Assembly replacements for the latest Chevrolet and GMC trucks are making a statement. Repairing/replacing grille and grille related components on Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra light-duty trucks is a whole lot simpler with GM’s new primed grille kits, featuring ready-to-paint grille bezels. Component kits aid technicians in providing an invisible long lasting repair […]

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GM Recommended Pickup Box Replacement Procedures

GM Recommended Pickup Box Replacement Procedures

| August 31, 2016
 

 A correction to the May 2016 edition of GM Repair Insights where we stated the following: “GM Rear bumper kits feature everything necessary to swap out a damaged bumper assembly”. Which is a true statement. We went on to indicate: “Shops just have to remove the existing bumper from the frame and unplug the electrical harness.” A customer reminded […]

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Belt Cut Repair Strategy: Learn GM’s recommended repair to fix doors of full-size trucks and SUVs

Belt Cut Repair Strategy: Learn GM’s recommended repair to fix doors of full-size trucks and SUVs

| August 31, 2016
 

 Those of us who notice new vehicles often do because we’re car guys or because we repair them for a living. One of the most significant design changes was the move to new inlaid doors, which fit into the body sides rather than wrapping over the roof of General Motors’ full size pick-ups and SUVs . The design […]

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Are You Performing Proper Welds? I-CAR Training Will Give You Confidence.

Are You Performing Proper Welds? I-CAR Training Will Give You Confidence.

| August 31, 2016
 

  When a poor or improper weld is performed during a structural collision repair, it can compromise the vehicle’s structural integrity. The result may be a “repaired” vehicle that is dangerously unsafe to drive. In fact, recent tests by I-CAR® uncovered that 70% of welds failed destructive testing when performed by technicians prior to completing I-CAR’s Welding Training & Certification™. […]

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