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Escalon Body And Frame

Hours: Mon - Fri, 7 am - 4:30 pm

We Work With All Insurance Companies

Frequently Asked Collision Repair Questions

Click on each question below to see the answer.

Escalon Body & Frame has been making cars beautiful for over 40 years. When you bring your damaged vehicle to us, we take the time to explain the repair process to you.

Yes. We guarantee all repairs with a Lifetime Warranty.

The amount of deductible that you will be responsible for is determined by your insurance policy. If you aren’t sure about your deductible, you would need to contact your insurance agent.

It will be your responsibility to pay us your deductible when you pick up your vehicle. If you aren’t sure about your deductible amount, contact your insurance agent.

The easiest and most convenient way to pay for your portion of the repairs to your vehicle is with a major credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard, & Discover. Of course, cash and checks are always welcome.

Parts that wear out and need replacement with time and use (such as tires, batteries, and suspension parts), are commonly subject to betterment charges when they are replaced with new parts during the repair process. These betterment charges are determined by your insurance company and are pro-rated based on actual miles on your vehicle.

By appointment only.

RECOMMENDATIONS AND PRECAUTIONS IN THE FIRST 30 DAYS

• DO wash the vehicle by hand with cool water and a very mild car wash solution using a soft cloth or sponge.

• DO always use clean fresh water.

• DO wash your vehicle in the shade.

DON’T use a commercial car wash. Stiff brushes or sponges could mar the finish and damage the surface.

DON’T “dry wipe” your vehicle. Dry wiping can scratch the finish.

DON’T drive on gravel roads. Chipping the finish is easily done in the first 30 days.

DON’T park under trees and utility lines which are likely to attract birds. Bird droppings have a high acid content and will damage a freshly painted surface. Also, tree sap can mar or spot a freshly painted surface.

DON’T spill gasoline, oil, antifreeze, transmission fluid, or windshield solvent on the new finish.

DON’T scrape ice or snow from the newly painted surface.

RECOMMENDATIONS AND PRECAUTIONS IN THE FIRST 90 DAYS

DON’T wax or polish the vehicle. This will allow the finish to dry and harden completely.

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