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$ 450
May 2009
Ashland, Ky
Ford Freestar
Rear hatch door
Damage from hitting a shopping cart  more... close row
$ 750
Apr 2007
Columbus, OH
Kia Sephia
Driver's side door
New door needed for old car  more... close row
$ 463
Mar 2009
Marietta, GA
Chevrolet Camaro
Passenger Door
Door damaged beyond repair  more... close row
$ 280
Mar 2009
Denver Colorado
Jaguar x-type
driver's side rear door
Substandard job for a high price  more... close row
$ 450
Apr 2009
San Francisco, CA
Toyota Camry
Front Side Door
Door was completely crushed  more... close row
$ 500
Aug 2009
san diego , CA
ford mustang
Right door of my grey mustang.
Right car door on Mustang seriously damaged  more... close row
$ 600
Jul 2009
san diego , CA
ford mustang
the right door of my black ford mustang
Right door repaired on Ford Mustang  more... close row
$ 250
Feb 2009
Farmingdale, NY
Honda Civic
Passenger's Side Rear Door
Dent from a hit and run in the door  more... close row

Description of service

When my wife left the local supermarket she noticed that there was a sizable dent in the passenger's side rear door. Unfortunately no one saw anything, or left a note, so we were on our own to repair it. As the cost of the repair after we got a few estimates was less than our deductible we did it without going through insurance. The cost involved covers banging out the dent from the door, and repainting the door with a matched color.

Review of Service

The auto body shop we used informed us that if we dropped the car off on a Tuesday night, it would be ready on Wednesday. Unfortunately, that was not the case, as the car did not end up being ready until Saturday, which was a major inconvenience for us. While they acted apologetic, they did not offer to give us a loaner or reimburse us for the cost of a loaner car, which I felt was bad business on their part. However, once the work was finally completed it did look great, and you could not tell that there had ever been any damage.


Be sure to understand your auto body shop's policy on missing the deadline that they give you, and what your rights are if they miss it.

$ 1200
Dec 2008
San Diego, CA
Honda Civic
The whole right side(Both Doors)
Bad day for me and my car  more... close row
$ 256
Jul 2009
Woodbridge, Virginia
Saturn SL3
driver's side door
Car door dented inward  more... close row
$ 199
Jun 2009
Zanesville, Ohio
Honda Civic
Driver Side Door
Dented drivers' side part  more... close row
$ 800
May 2007
Tampa, Fl
Chrysler 300M
Driver side door
Repair of driver's side door and door  more... close row
$ 800
Jul 2009
san diego , CA
Nissan Sentra
Left door and alignment
Car was hit by a truck on the left side  more... close row
$ 1000
Feb 2009
Newton, KS
Chevy Monte Carlo
Driver Side Door
New door after being t-boned  more... close row