Step 2: Get customer or insurance approval to further investigate and assess damage with any necessary teardowns. Disassembly begins.
Step 3: Make a final parts list and complete your order.
Step 4: Begin any structure repairs including the use of the lasers to measure the frame and get all unibody specifications back to their pre-accident points.
Step 5: Body repairs: The body repair department will replace any exterior panels, do any necessary metal work, and realign the vehicle so that it may go on to the paint dept.
Step 6: Paint preparation and refinishing will begin at this point. Primer, sealer, color, and top coat are now carefully applied.
Step 7: Reassembly: Final touches such as moldings and detail pieces are now done. All mechanical and electrical components are now tested and checked for accuracy.
Step 8: Detailing: This is the last phase and now any dirt or dust accumulated during repairs will be cleaned up . The vehicle is now ready for a final road test and inspection!