Only 15% of all the work done in car-body repairs, is because of rust damage and tuning measures, 85% is repairing accident damage. More than half this work is carried out in authorised workshops.
Reasons: - Customer relationship (customer-binding), -Restoring back to the original condition (vehicles up to approx. 5 years old), -Fulfillment of guarantee requirements concerning rust perforation.
How it works
Necessary for a complete repair of a moderately to severe damages are:
-Assessment of damage and calculation of the costs, -Disconnection of the electrical system (battery, generator, control devices, possibly the air bag/s), -Dismantling of defective and endangered components, -Mounting on the repair bench, -Alignment work, -Sectional repair or the replacement of defective parts (corrosion prevention at the joins) -Tin-plating and putty work, -Surface protection (incl. priming and seam sealing), -Spray-painting, -Re-assembly, re-connecting, checking the functions. 09/09