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Debunking Myths: Benzene And Hot Air Inside Vehicles

By Jayme Soulati | July 1, 2015 | Comments Off on Debunking Myths: Benzene And Hot Air Inside Vehicles

The email is traversing the Internet again about benzene and hot air inside vehicles. The alarm bells went off at Alan’s Collision NE Philly, a non-DRP auto body repair service, about the following: 1. More people are dying from cancer than ever before. (Thinking: Yes, this is likely true and can easily be corroborated by … Read more

What Happens When Airbags Deploy?

By Jayme Soulati | June 29, 2015 | Comments Off on What Happens When Airbags Deploy?

With the Takata airbag recall  in the news, many drivers have a renewed interest in airbag safety and design. One of the most common questions they have is what happens when airbags deploy in an auto collision? Knowing how airbag systems work gives you a better understanding of what goes into maintaining and repairing them. … Read more

Looking At OEM vs Aftermarket Parts

By Jayme Soulati | June 17, 2015 | Comments Off on Looking At OEM vs Aftermarket Parts

Alan’s Collision Center rarely prefers use of aftermarket parts in collision repair. If the professional team had a choice, they would always use OEM vs aftermarket parts. There’s a battle brewing in OEM vs aftermarket parts in the auto body repair industry. A class-action lawsuit consisting of multiple collision repair businesses from across the country … Read more

Alan’s Collision Center Announces Auto Body Post Repair Inspection Program

By Jayme Soulati | June 3, 2015 | Comments Off on Alan’s Collision Center Announces Auto Body Post Repair Inspection Program

On June 3, 2015, Alan’s Collision Center, NE Philadelphia, announced a new auto body post repair inspection program to improve safety and reduce risk of poor collision repair for vehicle owners. As more and more auto body shops are getting squeezed with the increasing cost of repair equipment, tools, and labor, the vehicle owner may … Read more

Fiat Chrysler Recall For Hacking And Airbags

By Jayme Soulati | June 1, 2015 | Comments Off on Fiat Chrysler Recall For Hacking And Airbags

Is your vehicle safe? Fiat Chrysler is in the hot seat with a double whammy alongside Takata for millions of vehicle recalls for airbags AND software hacking. While Takata is tackling an airbag recall situation in one of the most massive recalls in history, the Fiat Chrysler recall is about protecting vehicles from hackers and … Read more

Alan’s Collision Center Is A Non-Direct Repair Program

By Jayme Soulati | May 12, 2015 | Comments Off on Alan’s Collision Center Is A Non-Direct Repair Program

A non-direct repair program auto body shop is one that is not aligned within an insurance company network. Alan’s Collision in NE Philadelphia is one such collision center, and that means consumer rights come first. When you need to select an auto body repair shop for your vehicle, it’s important to know the difference between … Read more

Auto Collisions And The Health Of Your Car

By Jayme Soulati | May 10, 2015 | Comments Off on Auto Collisions And The Health Of Your Car

Experts at Alan’s Collision Center say that an auto collision occurs every seven years. Hopefully, your safe driving and the safer driving of others on the roadways defy that statistic. Auto collisions and the health of your car go hand in hand. If you maintain a healthy vehicle and maintenance schedule for breaks, especially, you’ll … Read more

Mercedes-Benz Auto Body Repair And Gaskets

By Jayme Soulati | May 5, 2015 | Comments Off on Mercedes-Benz Auto Body Repair And Gaskets

When Mercedes-Benz auto body repair includes engine repair that means there are two sets of experts working on your car. You get the mechanics who repair under the hood and pay close attention to the engine. And, you also get the Mercedes-Benz auto body repair team. Just like our team at Alan’s Collision, we repair … Read more

Auto Body Repair Insurance Estimate Video Review

By Jayme Soulati | April 27, 2015 | Comments Off on Auto Body Repair Insurance Estimate Video Review

Auto Body Jim has posted a YouTube video about auto body repair insurance estimates and what you need to look for when reviewing yours. A new collision repair estimate was written today for a vehicle that came into Alan’s Collision Center in NE Philadelphia. The insurance company wrote its estimate; Alan’s Collision Center’s estimating department … Read more

Takata Airbag Recall FAQ For Car Owners

By Jayme Soulati | April 25, 2015 | Comments Off on Takata Airbag Recall FAQ For Car Owners

At Takata, automakers and regulators attempt to unravel the facts behind the massive Takata airbag recall, one thing is clear: it is complicated. While the major players try to figure out where the fault lies and what the remedies should be, the average car owner is wondering what it means for them. Alan’s Collision Center … Read more