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August 27, 2018

GM Position Statement on OEM Parts on Vehicles with ADAS

Bumper/Fascia Replacement with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) June 2018 General Motors  DOES  NOT  APPROVE  the  use  of  aftermarket,  reconditioned,  or  salvage Bumpers/Fascias on GM vehicles equipped with ADAS, according to a recent position statement released by GM.   Aftermarket, reconditioned or salvage Bumpers/Fascias may have different material specifications than what was designed, tested and validated for use with ADAS, according to the statement.

 General Motors (GM) vehicles, systems and components are engineered, tested and manufactured to protect vehicle occupants based upon both government mandated and internal corporate requirements relative to [...]

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June 25, 2018

Honda OE Glass Replacement

ProFirst Position Statement Updates

On June 21, 2018, American Honda updated their position statement on glass usage. Southwest Collision is a ProFirst Certified collision repair center and has been granted access to these position statement updates in advance. These updates include the repair and replacement procedures of windshields and side glass in Honda vehicles. The position statements point out specific safety systems within Honda vehicles that are affected when glass is replaced and/or repaired.

Click here to go directly to the new American Honda Position Statement on Driver Assist / Safety Systems May Fail Unless OE Parts Used.

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November 22, 2017

Collision Prevention During The Holidays

Remember These Tips To Stay Safe Traveling Near And Far

Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season is a busy travel time for most. Remember to look out for distracted drivers in busy parking lots, use designated drivers when out drinking, and don’t text and drive. Also, always remember to buckle up!

Road Trip Prep-List

 Ensure your vehicle is properly maintained. If maintenance is not up to date, have your car and tires inspected before you take a long road trip. Be over prepared for busy roads and map out your route in advance. Consider leaving for your trip a earlier or later to avoid heavy traffic times. Keep anything of value in the trunk [...]
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October 3, 2017

Photos Taken At Accident Scene Prove Why Properly Securing Your Children In Their Car Seats Is So Important

Photos Taken At Accident Scene Prove Why Properly Securing Your Children In Their Car Seats Is So Important.
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