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Stacey Phillips is an award-winning writer for the automotive industry based in Southern California. She has more than 25 years of experience as an editor and writer and has assisted a wide range of businesses and fields. In addition, Stacey has co-authored two books.

 

She can be reached at stacey@radiantwriting.com. 

 
Tuesday, 16 November 2021 16:22

SUN Collision Repair Information Offers Complete OEM Procedures & Mechanical Insights

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Scott DeGiorgio, general manager at SUN Collision, conducted demonstrations of SUN Collision Repair Information at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV, in November. Scott DeGiorgio, general manager at SUN Collision, conducted demonstrations of SUN Collision Repair Information at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV, in November. Photo by Stacey Phillips.

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When a collision occurs, any damage to the body and frame is likely to affect the sensors, cameras and other mechanical components.

Scott DeGiorgio, general manager at SUN Collision, said these must be repaired and/or recalibrated so the vehicle can be returned to its preexisting condition.

 

To provide technicians with the information they need to properly fix a car, SUN Collision Repair Information was created by SUN®, a brand of Snap-on Incorporated.

 

 

The web-based, mobile-friendly product includes all of the relevant repair details based on OEM procedures. This includes ADAS repair and recalibration information, OEM data for materials, paint, body and frame, the latest recalls and TSBs, as well as insights for mechanical repairs.

 

“You can easily access all of the procedures and specifications needed to efficiently repair damaged vehicles,” said DeGiorgio.

 

The database encompasses complete OEM-licensed procedures for 1960-2022 automobiles and is updated regularly by a team of editors. DeGiorgio said the product provides technicians with complete data related to just about any vehicle that could pull into an shop’s bay.

 

“If you were to print out the data that is in this application, it would be about 35 million pages,” he said. “It’s very comprehensive. We did some intuitive things with the application to assist the technician.”

 

DeGiorgio explained SUN Collision was introduced to the market to offer collision facilities a single source of information that covers both collision, based on OEM procedures, and mechanical, using SureTrack® Real Fixes based on actual mechanical repair solutions.

 

“Some shops are farming out the mechanical piece because they don’t have the knowledge to do it,” said DeGiorgio. “SUN Collision assists technicians to be able to do more of that repair, bringing more profit into the shop.”

 

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