PROCESS WHEN YOU STOP AT
PARSONS AUTO BODY
1. INITIAL REPAIR ESTIMATE
The vehicle is inspected, and relevant information is entered into an estimating computer system. This information is compiled into an estimate that determines the cost of repairs. Estimates will not include any hidden damage that cannot be seen until disassembly.
2. INSURANCE APPROVAL
Once the estimate is complete, the insurance company will review the estimate. There may be some negotiations required to repair the vehicle. The insurance company will determine if the vehicle is repairable. Once this process is completed, the actual repair process begins.
3. AUTO DISASSEMBLY
During disassembly, hidden damage is often found and inner structure repairs are determined. Many times, this will require scheduling insurance reinspection and ordering additional parts.
4. PARTS ARE ORDERED.
The required parts for your vehicle are ordered and availability is established.
5. AUTO STRUCTURE REPAIR.
The utilized body is returned to factory specification. A sophisticated 3D electronic measuring system is used to monitor all phases of these repairs. This system assures an accurate repair.
6. COLLISION REPAIR
Body repair technicians replace or repair exterior panels and all metal finishing that may be required.
7. AUTO PAINTING
Paint preparation is a critical step in the refinishing process of every vehicle. All panels are prepared for paint, then primed and sealed to assure good adhesion when the final top color and clear coats of paint are applied. Computerized color match technology is used to assure a proper color match.
8. AUTO REASSEMBLY.
Final moldings and additional exterior parts are put back on the vehicle in the reassembly area. All the vehicle’s system are checked during this process.
Delivery is the final step in the repair process. When you arrive to pick up the vehicle, the final repair bill is explained and final paperwork is completed.