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Getting Your Car "Untotaled" So It Can Be Repaired

After a bad accident, your insurance company may tell you that your vehicle has been "totaled." That doesn't mean that you have to give up entirely on your car, though. If you disagree with the assessment, you may be able to get the insurance company to "untotal" the vehicle, at which point you can get the car repaired properly. Once your car has been untotaled, you can fix it just like with any other insurance claim.

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Can Auto Body Repair Void Your Car Warranty?

When you purchase a new car, it may come with a warranty. The warranty helps to cover your vehicle in case anything unexpected goes wrong with the car. But there are many ways that this warranty can be voided, including not having the car properly maintained or making repairs to the car yourself. If your vehicle is involved in a car accident, you may wonder if having auto body work done to the car can void the warranty. Unfortunately, it can void the warranty in some cases. Here are three situations in which your car warranty may be voided by having auto body repair.

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How Quickly Do You Need to Repair Collision Damage?

You may have gotten into an accident a week ago, a month ago, or even a year ago. When you don't have the money to pay for an accident, it can be easy to put it off, but it's important to know that waiting to repair your collision damage could actually make it worse. In fact, the damage could be getting more expensive to fix by the day.

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Can Your Insurance Company Tell You What Auto Body Shop to Use?

If you have been in a car accident, you are required to let your insurance company know. When you do so, they may give you the name of one or two recommended auto body shops to take your car to. This may leave you wondering if you have to use these companies or if you can use any auto body repair shop that you select. Here is some information you need to know about car accidents, insurance, and auto body shops.

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When Should You Pay for An Auto Accident Repair Out of Your Own Pocket Versus Filing an Insurance Claim?

If you were involved in a minor auto accident, you may find yourself wondering whether you should pay for the repair out-of-pocket or file an insurance claim. Here is some information you need to know when making this decision.

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The Big Factors Affecting Car Insurance Rates

For many, auto insurance is a bit of a mystery. We know that we are required to carry it. We know we don't like paying for it. We may even have been glad to have had it when we needed it for an auto body and collision repair. But how are our car insurance rates rates determined? Let's take a look at the big factors involved in determine those auto insurance rates.

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Can I Change My Car's Paint Color if I need Accident Repair?

If your car needs body work after a car accident, it is common that your car may need to be repainted. This is because the body work that was done may have scraped your paint, or parts may have been added to your car that don't match. If you don't like the color of your car or are looking to make a change, you may be wondering if you can change the color of your car's paint at this time. Here are a few questions you may have and the answers to those questions.

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I've Never Been in an Accident, What Do I Do?

Hopefully, you never have and never will have to figure what to do after your first traffic accident. Unfortunately, nearly everybody is going to be an accident at some point in time. Because you’re such a safe driver and aren’t used to the process after an accident occurs, and yet don’t know when a wreck may happen, it’s best to be prepared with some information as to how best to handle the situation.

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What to Expect When Your Insurance Company is Handling Your Car Repair After an Accident

If you have never been involved in an accident before, you may be unsure of what the process is for the insurance company fixing your car. Learning what you can expect will help you to better understand the process and prepare yourself as you navigate through this first in your life. Here is what you should expect when your insurance company is handling your car repair after an accident.

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