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How to Decide Between Bumper Repair or Replacement October 29, 2018

Covington Central Business District, Covington
How to Decide Between Bumper Repair or Replacement, Covington, Kentucky

The bumpers are designed to reinforce a vehicle’s structure and protect passengers during an accident. Because of this, they are frequently damaged in collisions, leaving many drivers wondering whether a bumper repair or replacement is the better option. If you’ve been in an accident, consider the following information to help you decide between a bumper repair or replacement. 


bumper repairIf the collision was a minor one, there’s a strong chance your bumper can be repaired. A technician can examine the bumper for cracks or breaks, which are not repairable. However, if they only find dents, they can usually be repaired. A technician will look at other factors, such as cost to repair or replace, before recommending a solution. Sometimes, the original parts are no longer available or too expensive to obtain, making repairs even more reasonable. 


Severe accidents can leave a vehicle in terrible shape, and a twisted, cracked, or broken bumper is better off being thrown away than repaired. If your bumper has been repaired after previous accidents, it’s probably time to ask for a replacement. Too much damage can affect a bumper’s ability to stabilize a vehicle’s frame and keep passengers safe. Locating the right-sized bumpers for older cars, when factory parts are no longer being produced for it, can be challenging. In addition, many auto body shops use collision estimating software for state-of-the-art accuracy.


If you've been in a collision, the auto body technicians at Crone's Auto Body in Covington, KY, specialize in bumper repair. Damaged parts will be examined and entered into the estimating system to give you the most accurate estimate possible. With competitive prices, they can give you an expert opinion on whether repair or replacement is the better option. Call (859) 356-1800 to schedule an appointment, or learn more about their services by visiting them online today. 

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