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Can a Pothole Cause Unseen Vehicle Damage?

The city streets can be tough on your vehicle. We all do our best to dodge the obvious large potholes when driving, but sometimes they are unavoidable. Uneven roads and potholes can wreak havoc on your vehicle’s tires, suspension, and frame. Whether your vehicle has a bent rim or steering problems from a damaged road, you need to know you can get safely where you need to go without causing further problems. But what if you unsuspectingly hit a pothole only to discover there is no visible damage to your vehicle? At Suburban Auto Body in St. Paul, our St. Paul auto body and repair experts can help you determine if your vehicle has unseen damage from potholes and other road hazards.

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What Car Damage Should Be Repaired Immediately

How long can you wait to have your vehicle repaired? If you have surface damage to your car, it's very easy to decide to put it off -- after all, your car might just get scratched or dinged later on. But there's a difference between things that can be put off and things that need to be fixed immediately. It's often a good idea to at least get a quote for repairs and a professional opinion before making a decision.

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How to Prepare Your Car for Winter

The winter months take a toll on your car. And unfortunately, the freezing temperatures and weather elements can cause damage on your car. Taking the time to properly prepare your car is the best way to prevent major damage, keeping your car functioning and looking great. Here are a few of the things you will want to do to prepare your car for winter.

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When Should Your Windshield Be Replaced After a Car Accident?

When you are involved in a car accident, the impact can cause internal damage or pressure to your windshield. When airbags deploy, they put pressure on the windshield. When you hit a tree, the impact can cause the windshield to shake. Unfortunately, a lot of this damage is not visible, which causes you to wonder when or if your windshield should be replaced. Here is some information you need to know about when a windshield should be replaced after a car accident.

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How Are Airbags Fixed After an Accident?

If you were involved in a car accident, your airbag sensors may have been triggered and/or the airbags may have inflated. If either occurs, you need airbag repairs prior to driving your vehicle. If you fail to do so, you will not be properly protected in case of another accident. The sensors will not trigger the airbags to inflate as they should, which can put you and your passengers in danger. However, you may be wondering how airbags are fixed after an accident. Here are the steps that are followed when fixing airbags after a car accident.

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After the Accident

If you were involved in auto accident, your car needs to be repaired. However, if you have not been involved in an auto accident before, or even recently, you may be unsure of what needs to happen. Here are some steps you should follow after you are in a car crash.

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You've Been in a Car Accident, Now What? Important Steps to Take After Your Fender Bender

If you're ever in a car accident, (we sure hope it doesn't happen!) you know that you can rely on Suburban Auto Body for excellent accident repair and service, but do you know what steps you should take immediately following the accident? We have compiled this list of important steps to take after a fender bender for you to keep in the back of your mind just in case it ever happens to you.

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Looking for a New Car? The Safest Vehicles of 2016

Is safety your primary concern when purchasing a new car? Modern cars come replete with safety features, but there are still some vehicles and manufacturers that make safety their primary priority. Here are the vehicles that you should be looking at for safety when entering 2016.

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Five New "Smart" Features Coming to High Tech Vehicles

The car industry just keeps getting more high tech. Though self-driving smart vehicles may still be far off on the horizon, there are still smart features that are being introduced to cars in order to make them both safer and easier to drive. Here are a few of the high tech features that consumers will be seeing in vehicles soon.

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