Collision Repair News

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Subaru Restraints Wiring

The question is often asked, "Can supplemental restraints system wiring be repaired?" The answer is: it depends on the vehicle maker. Let's take a look at Subaru position on this subject.

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Volvo Restraints Wiring

The question is often asked, "Can supplemental restraints system wiring be repaired?" The answer is: it depends on the vehicle maker. Let's take a look at Volvo's position on this subject.

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What's A Name For An OEM Part

In case you missed it, there is now an article posted that identifies what each OEM generally uses for part terminology in their body repair manuals. All of the different names can be confusing, especially when repairing a variety of vehicle makes and models.

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General Motors Restraints Wiring

The question is often asked, "Can supplemental restraints system wiring be repaired?" The answer is: it depends on the vehicle maker. Let's take a look at General Motors' (GM) position on this subject.

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Kia Restraints Wiring

The question is often asked, "Can supplemental restraints system wiring be repaired?" The answer is: it depends on the vehicle maker. Let's take a look at Kia's position on this subject.

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What's A Fiat Upper Load Path Beam?

When it comes to repair information, vehicle makers use a wide variety of terminology for replacement parts. All of the different names can be confusing, especially when repairing a variety of vehicle makes and models.

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What's A Honda/Acura Front Damper?

When it comes to repair information, vehicle makers use a wide variety of terminology for replacement parts. All of the different names can be confusing, especially when repairing a variety of vehicle makes and models.

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Standards Update for SkillsUSA Collision Repair Technology Contest Released

As vehicle and repair technology evolve, so does the knowledge and skills required for collision repair professionals, and for students aspiring for a career in collision repair. Due to the increase in aluminum and high- and ultra-high-strength steels (HSS & UHSS), the standards for the Collision Repair Technology (CRT) competition for SkillsUSA have been updated to reflect the skills and repair methods necessary for complete, safe, quality repairs.

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