Repairs

At Collex we believe a properly repaired vehicle has everything to do with quality throughout the entire process. Because of this, we have inter-departmental quality check points: a vehicle will not proceed to the next phase of repair before the technician and production manager perform...

After assembly, if there are any mechanical or system oriented repairs that have still not been completed, they get attended to. As a few examples, this is when any wheel alignment, A/C recharging or fluids that need to be topped off would be completed. Similarly,...

After paint, a repair returns to our body technicians for the careful assembling of the vehicle. Assembly refers to putting the pieces back together – door handle back in the door; moldings back onto the fender, door or quarter panel; headlamp or tail lamp reinstalled; hood...

We mentioned above the use of our two paint booths. A paint booth is an enclosed and controlled environment that allows our painters to apply paint with less worry of contaminants. Both booths are equipped with blowers and heaters, which aid in the curing and...

OK, bodywork done, then you paint it. Right? Is that with a roller or a brush? Well, not so fast. Actually, the paint is applied with a spray gun (HVLP, or high volume – low pressure), but the application of paint is probably the easiest part....

Following frame repair, our technicians at Collex are ready to replace and/or repair the additional damage. Here is where a technician’s work is largely both an art and a discipline toward doing things right. In replacing parts, it is more an application of discipline. There...

If required, a technician will perform frame repair. The term “framework” comes from work required to properly repair the frame or structural components of your car. Years ago, all cars were built with an independent frame with a separate body that was bolted on to...

The first activity is to take apart the damaged area of the vehicle to clean the workspace and finalize our understanding of the repair. A production manager reviews the initial estimate, double checks parts and records any additional repairs necessary - it is not uncommon...

One of our Customer Service Reps will call you two days before your scheduled appointment to confirm the repair. You can drop off the car the morning of the repair or the CSR can describe our night drop procedure – which ever is more convenient...