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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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ARE YOU READY TO JOIN THE GM COLLISION REPAIR NETWORK?

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN THE GM COLLISION REPAIR NETWORK?

| January 2, 2019
 

 As vehicle complexity evolves, performing safe and proper repairs have become more challenging. The GM Collision Repair Network (GM CRN) offers a comprehensive collision program that incorporates the highest industry standards for its members ensuring they have correct tools, equipment, and training. Powerful Support to Drive Business Your WayComing in 2019, your shop could appear […]

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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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ENROLLMENT IS OPEN FOR GM’S COLLISION REPAIR NETWORK

ENROLLMENT IS OPEN FOR GM’S COLLISION REPAIR NETWORK

| October 30, 2018
 

 With the 2018 NACE Automechanika show in Atlanta as a backdrop, GM announced enrollment is open for its new collision repair network. Interested shops can now sign up at the network portal by going to www.genuinegmparts.com. The portal will list all the training, equipment and tool requirements for the network. After shops enroll, there are […]

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