Modern Australian Magazine

What You Should Know About Front End Smash Repairs

  • Written by News Company


Although we certainly do our best to avoid them, car accidents are something that many of us experience. While they’re never a pleasant time, the crash repairs afterwards just add to the entire stress of the entire situation, particularly if you also have to deal with a dodgy car repairer. Much of this stress is directly related to misunderstanding – and sometimes not even knowing – the ins and outs of collision repair, as it is this knowledge that can allow you to better understand why repairers might do the things they do. In this article, we take a look at a few of the things that go into collision repair – and specifically front end collisions.

Back to basics with front end collision repairs

If you’re in the (unfortunate) position of looking for decent car repair in Sydney, you might be unsure about where to go to ensure that your car becomes good as new again – particularly if you need it for work or errands. Whether you have a dented bumper or some more serious damage, it helps to have some idea of what to know and what to ask. The first thing you should know that repair costs can vary to a considerable degree – the cost won’t just be related to how badly damaged your vehicle is, but it can also depend quite a lot on where you take it and even the make of your car. These variable costs are important to keep in mind because it demonstrates the value of shopping around. Although you might just want the car taken off your hands and repaired as soon as possible, not just dumping it at the first mechanic you take it to can potentially save you hundreds, if not thousands. Although it might also be tempting to go for the cheapest quote you’re offered, you should always ask if they use genuine parts, as this is where the car mechanic might skimp on costs. Non-genuine parts can wreak havoc on your vehicle, so if you find a great quote with genuine parts, you’ve likely found yourself a great deal!

Understanding how the car is repaired

Having a car repaired might seem on the surface like a similar process no matter where you go, but this is again not something that is necessarily consistent with all smash repairers. To ensure that you have some idea if your car is being repaired in the right way, you should have your mechanic walk you through what they plan on doing. This shouldn’t be a problem for any reputable repairer, but if they refuse to explain their process, it might indicate that they have something to hide. Finally, one of the most important things to keep in mind about front-end collisions is that there is the possibility that the engine has suffered some serious damage. If this is the case, ensure that your crash repaired is able to fully demonstrate what is wrong with the engine, what needs replacing, and how the damage will affect your vehicle in the future (if at all).

Taking care of your car

If you want your care to last a long time, you should not minimise the importance of a good crash repairer, especially when it comes to front-end collision repairs. By asking the right questions and doing a bit of your own research, you should be able to find one that will do right by you.

Are 4wd wheels expensive?

Notty Tariq

Buying a vehicle is easy but maintaining it is not easy for everyone. If you have recently bought a vehicle, you must also know how to maintain it properly. When you care for your vehicle properly, you can expect it to run efficiently for a long time. If you ignore maintaining the vehicle, you w...

What Actually Do Stamp Collectors Do?

News Company

There are thousands of stamp collectors around the world, some of whom take their hobby seriously, while others do it just for fun. Accredited collectors always make sure they have the proper stamp collection accessories to take care of their collection. Many of them also invest in rare stamps a...

How to find affordable steel blue work boots in Australia for safety

Mehreen

Work boots are considered as the most important thing that people need for their working needs so that they will enjoy highest level of safety and comfort while undertaking their everyday needs. There are different kinds of work boots that are available in the market but the most popular and aff...

The world endured 2 extra heatwave days per decade since 1950 – but the worst is yet to come

Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick, ARC Future Fellow, UNSW

ShutterstockThe term “heatwave” is no stranger to Australians. Defined as when conditions are excessively hot for at least three days in a row, these extreme temperature events have always punctuated our climate. With many of us in the thick of winter dreaming of warmer days, it’s ...

Michelle Grattan on Melbourne cluster outbreaks, Australia's defence spending, and the Eden-Monaro byelection

Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Paddy Nixon and Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan discuss the week in politics including the Eden-Monaro byelection, Scott Morrison’s 2020 Defence Strategic Update, and the Coronvirus outbreak in Melbourne.Michelle Grattan does ...

Holidays & Travel

Underwater Paradise: Best Islands for Snorkeling

Are you ready for another unforgettable summer adventure? Because no matter where you are, the waves are waiting, and the sun is making it impossible to stay inside when you...

Three cities worth visiting in Poland

Poland is an interesting holiday destination, particularly for those who prefer sightseeing and active recreation to sunbathing at the swimming pool. Check out which cities are particularly worth visiting in...

Planning a wedding overseas? Keep your spending in check with these simple tips

Congratulations on your upcoming nuptials! As I’m sure you’re coming to realise, planning a wedding can be quite stressful at times, especially if you’re hoping to have your wedding overseas...

FAMOUS PLACES THAT ARE A MUST TO VISIT

Everyone dreams of exploring new things and traveling around the globe. After all, the earth is full of mind-blowing wonders, from beautiful architecture to breathtaking locations. There are countries with...

Bright Ways to Cut The Costs of Business Travel

What a new industry means for companies looking to minimise their business travel costs. Credit Capital business finance states, “global business travel spending topped a record-breaking $1.2 trillion in 2015, and...

Honeymoon Planning: 6 Tips for Creating the Trip of Your Lifetime

Going on a romantic honeymoon and spending some time alone with the love of your life is the best way to get the much-needed break from all the wedding preparations. While...

Safety First: Tips & Tricks for Your First Road Trip

So, you’ve finally decided to go on your first road trip. Well, you’re in for a real adventurous treat, since this type of travel offers you all the freedom you...

How To Get The Best Hotel Experience And Save Money

Whether it is a business trip or a vacation, getting the best hotel room while traveling is very critical. Planning ahead plays an important role in the perfect trip. However...

Five things to do when visiting London

Australians love to travel and experience all that our wonderful world has to offer. London, in particular, is one of the hugely popular destinations on many of our wish lists...

Fashion & Beauty

A Quick History of Knitwear

Knitwear is undoubtedly a winter staple, in whatever form it may come in – whether it be an old vintage piece from an op shop or a brand new and...

Upgrade your career in beauty therapy with these short beauty courses

There are plenty of things to love about a career in beauty therapy. From the wide scope for creativity and continual development to the fast-paced industry dynamic, a career as...

Tammy Hembrow Launches Mini Saski In Time For Mother's Day

Australian fitness expert and influencer Tammy Hembrow has launched her first children’s clothing range, Saski Mini, and Unisex tracksuits TODAY in time for Mother’s Day this Sunday.   The must-have range is...

Get Through Lockdown with Retail Therapy: Buying Your First Designer Bag Online

Stuck in lockdown? Feeling worried? Maybe some retail therapy will cheer you up. And while going out to shop on the high street is certainly not recommended right now, online...

Beyond Beauty - 5 Ways Cosmetic Procedures Can Improve More Than Just Your Appearance

Whether it’s baggy eyes, severe scarring due to a car accident, a few pimples, or excess skin due to extreme weight loss, we all have hang-ups about our appearance.  But, beauty...

TOP 10 TRENDS OF MEN'S WEDDING SUITS

A wedding is one of the life-changing occasions for a couple and this life-changing occasion has to be special by all means. The importance of a groom is the same...

Popular articles from Modern Australian

How to find affordable steel blue work boots in Australia for safety6 Ways To Get Quality Sleep When It’s HotThe Dangers of Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure7 Tips for Renovating a Heritage Home8 Bathroom Renovation Tips for the ElderlyWhy Flying Kites Is Considered A Fun Activity In PerthHow TV Shows Affect the Online Casino Industry in AustraliaCould Rose Byrne Become One of the Best Australian Actresses of All Time?The Latest Trends In Bathroom DesigniPhone Repairs Brisbane – How To Find a Trustworthy Repair ProviderProzac for Dogs: An Effective PsychotropicBehavioural Sleep Problems in School-Aged ChildrenBest Reasons to Use Amino Acid SupplementsUnderwater Paradise: Best Islands for SnorkelingHow To Choose The Right Table Saw for Your Workshop