The term ‘fender-bender’ is a loose term referring to a minor accident that happens to the front or rear of your car. Hard metal fenders are located at each end of your vehicle to minimize impact when your vehicle collides with another car. Therefore, if the impact is minimal, we should only have to repair the fender and immediate area when you bring your car to our service center. The damage on the car should not keep the car from being operational in most situations. We do, however, suggest that you call us to tow your car to the shop to prevent any further damage from happening. Our towing service is available 24/7.
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When it comes to auto body repair, you should always leave the care of your car in the hands of certified professionals. Part of the process of auto care services is making an insurance claim. The question that many car owners ask is whether it’s better to process the insurance claim on their own or have our specialists to do it for them. We recommend that you allow Minnetonka to process the request for you. Here’s why:
At Minnetonka Collision Center, we are dedicated to providing you with superior auto service from ASE certified technicians. Each of our mechanics has gone through extensive training a certification so that they can give exceptional work on every vehicle that comes to our service center. If you don’t know what ASE-certified means or why it’s essential, we provide a brief description below.
Winter is just around the corner here in Minneapolis. That means snow and ice can threaten your car throughout the season. If you discover your car has ice damage, then bring it to Minnetonka Collision Center. Our Minnesota certified technicians can fix your vehicle's outer surface no matter how extensive the damage is from an ice incident.
When talking about car maintenance, most car owners think about what’s under the hood. Here at Minnetonka Collision, we care about how great your car looks as well as how well it runs. Once your car reaches 100,000 miles, we recommend that you bring it to our auto body shop so they can detail it from front to back. Your car may have a few miles on it, but we can keep it looking beautiful throughout its life with our comprehensive auto body repair service.
At Minnetonka Collision Center, we paint used and damaged cars every single day. Our entire crew of professional know what it takes to match the paint on your car in a seamless manner and with zero flaws. For this reason, we strongly suggest that you bring your car for paint repairs or touch ups instead of doing it yourself. Here’s why:
Hailstorms can cause some significant damage to your vehicle in a very short period. When it happens, it can catch you off-guard. So what do you do after your car has been pelted by hail? Here is our step-by-step guide to help you.
Before you take your car to any center to get detailed, you need to find out what is included in the detail package. At Minnetonka Collision Center, we go the extra mile to ensure that you receive a comprehensive package that makes your car look stunning from front to back. Below we provide a checklist of all major components of your car that should be treated during a professional detail.
As an insurance preferred shop, Minnetonka Collision Center works with insurance providers every day to determine if a vehicle can be properly repaired and to what extent. In some cases, a car has to be totaled. This means that the insurance company has determined that the car will not be repaired. Below we explain in detail what totaled means and how insurance companies arrive at the decision to total a car.
A storm can cause a lot of damage to your vehicle. Hail can leave dings and dents in the car, high water levels can damage water underneath the carriage of the car, and debris flying around in high winds can chip, crack or break your windows...the list goes on. If your car has been through a storm and you suspect there may be damage or you can see the damage, you may be wondering what steps a collision center, such as Minnetonka Collision in Plymouth, MN, takes to ensure all of the damage is spotted and repaired. Here are the steps that are followed when checking for and repairing car storm damage: