The car repair begins with an inspection of the estimator on the extent of collusion, diagnosis on the damage, inspection, documentation and in most case photo was taken and the storage of data in regards to the vehicle condition.
The insurer of the vehicle is brought in this part. All data regarding the condition of vehicle and recommendation given between both parties has to be scrutinized for relay to the main insurance company.
The insurer determines the viability and worthiness of repair or to discard the whole process. Being the owner, he has the last word in regards to repair.If viable, the insurer and vehicle owner agree on the repair to proceed. It is important for the spare parts to be purchased in time for work in progress to continue and avoid delays in finishing work.
It is important for the mechanic to have a visibility of the initial condition when the vehicle was manufactured. the mechanic can explain clearly to both parties on the way forward after proper check. The initial check will hasten the following procedures.The bodywork can be worked on through body straightening (panel beat) and paint preparation.
To eliminate any oversight when diagnosing the technology of using a laser beam is applied.With the unibody being in good being in a good condition the motor engine shifts to the to the workshop area, in which a brand new layer of the sheet is attached and paneling done.
Thorough clean up to pull dust and dirt away for paint work to begin.After the paneling of the dents, paint preparation area takes center stage. the right adhesion chemistry has to be achieved for the final product. The base coat is applied to coat all the initial paint used and provide protection. Given the room temperature of the workshop, delay in curing can produce poor quality and it is recommended that the technology of using the infrared applied to fasten the process.Infrared lights shorten the time of curing.
In the initial stage when the vehicle was being prepared, it was torn down to ensure that the good parts are not interfered with and to get to the root cause of the problem, but after repair, all parts functioning had to be returned to their original state. Reassembling includes returning to the original state of all parts that were not part of the repair and for the functionality to take place.
The stage of final inspection of the viability of the vehicle and condition is then reviewed.Visibility inspection that includes body paint final touch, window, side mirror and lights functioning. The vehicle repair industry is very competitive and the only is to have a relationship with the clientele so that any future business can be recommended to the particular workshop and the only way to build confidence is through issuing of certification of repair that encourages the customer to keep returning for future repairs
All tests passed the vehicle is repackaged and an invoice raised ready for delivery to the customer. Cost documentation will help the workshop to forecast on future pricing.