At Sharp Auto Body we do auto body (body shop) repairs to cars and trucks of all makes, models and years. We also do body repairs and painting for motorcycles of all makes, models and years. This is a great time to have your motorcycle repaired since it is the winter months. The majority of motorcycle riders wait until it is warm out with great riding weather to bring the bikes in for auto body… Read More »Motorcycle repair and painting during winter months
There was a time when you needed a number of estimates in order to get your vehicle repaired when you were filling an insurance claim to have your car repaired at an auto body shop. This is no longer the case. It is no longer the case for a number of reasons. Each of them is important in their own right. All of them are good to know so you are educated as a consumer… Read More »You don’t need ANY estimates for an insurance claim
When temperatures drop below freezing here are some great tips to help you stay safe, keep your car running and help with freezing issues. Keep your gas tank as full as possible. If you should run off the road in bad weather conditions, get stuck in a long traffic jam or have a break down you will still be able to stay warm as long as your vehicle is running and producing heat. It simply… Read More »How to protect you and your car in sub zero temps.
Vehicles today are more sophisticated than ever before. They have more and more complicated systems that are run controlled by computers. What is important for vehicle owners to know is how this computers work to protect them. What happens is when a system has a problem it leaves a “DTC”, Diagnostic Trouble Code, in the computer. Here is where it gets tricky. The system will report and store the DTC in the computer that controls… Read More »After a collision and Auto Body Repair–why does your car need to be scanned?
In a word yes. Every vehicle should have all the computers in the vehicle scanned after any auto body repair regardless of how minor the damage or repair was. Chrysler’s latest addition of the Town & Country minivan started rolling off the production line earlier this year. It has over 200 yes that’s right over 200 computers in it. All these computers, like on a vehicles today, monitor and control all the functions of your… Read More »DOES YOUR VEHICLE NEED TO BE SCANNED AFTER IT HAS BEEN REPAIRED BY AN AUTO BODY SHOP?