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At Sudden Impact Auto we believe that providing our customers with in-depth insight into the auto body repair world is our duty. we want to inform our customers so they can make the best decisions when it comes to all things auto repair. Here you will find information ranging from the tips when choosing between an independent or insurance auto body shop, to the laws you need to be aware of when it comes to window tinting. Have you got a topic that you would like to learn more about? You can email us on [email protected]. You can also call us on 702-457-3002. It is our privilege to provide the right information so our valued customers can make an informed decision.

1608, 2021
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5 Signs of a Bad Driveshaft

August 16th, 2021|Categories: auto body repair|

When an engine produces a twisting force is called torque. The driveshaft’s job is to transmit the torque to the car’s wheels. Most cars are front-wheel drive, so when the torque is transmitted to the front two wheels, it’s called a half-shaft. But, other cars have a driveshaft. Would you know how to tell if there was something wrong with [...]

208, 2021
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What To Do When Your Car Jerks When Accelerating

August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Light Mechanical & General Maintenance|

If you have ever experienced that your car jerks when accelerating, this is something you should never ignore. A car that jerks is usually a sign that your car will develop some issues if you don’t fix it right away. This can be difficult to feel and somewhat offputting when driving. To avoid a situation like this it is important [...]

1907, 2021
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What Is Fiberglass Repair?

July 19th, 2021|Categories: auto body repair|

Fiberglass is a material that is very strong and durable. It can resist the abrasion and corrosion that can affect metals. The car industry has relied on this pretty lightweight material for many parts, including the body of your vehicle. Fiberglass repair is not terribly complicated. But it is definitely best to leave it for an experienced professional.  Why Use [...]

2406, 2021
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What is a Fuel Injection Service And When Should You Do It?

June 24th, 2021|Categories: Light Mechanical & General Maintenance|

Taking care of your car is part of responsibly owning a car and keeping up with the scheduled maintenance can help you save money long-term. You can do so many things to keep your car working properly and extend its life. Besides the scheduled car maintenance, a fuel injection service could be very beneficial to your car. What is a [...]

306, 2021
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Aluminum Auto Body Repair: All You Need To Know

June 3rd, 2021|Categories: auto body repair|

Using aluminum panels in cars is nothing new. Deck lids and hoods have been made of this material for years. Having steel parts replaced by aluminum can help minimize the weight of the vehicle, helping manufacturers to make specific emissions class vehicles. Actually, many luxury cars including the Range Rover, Ashton Martin, Jaguar, and Audi now use only aluminum parts [...]

1405, 2021
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Pros and Cons Of Fixing Dents Before Selling Your Car

May 14th, 2021|Categories: auto body repair|

Even the most careful person can’t keep their car 100% safe from dents. A hailstorm, a rock flying on the road, or even a shopping cart at a parking lot are just a few of the minor potential damages. A couple of minor dings might be okay with you, but if you’re planning on selling your car, this damage can [...]

405, 2021
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Why Is The AC Not Blowing Cold Air?

May 4th, 2021|Categories: Light Mechanical & General Maintenance|

If your car’s AC busts on a hot summer day, running errands and going to work can be miserable. There’s nothing worse than being stuck in traffic in a hot car. If your car’s AC is not blowing cold air, there are a few reasons why. Here are some of the most common problems and how you can fix them. [...]

1504, 2021
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How Does A CVT Transmission Work?

April 15th, 2021|Categories: auto body repair, Light Mechanical & General Maintenance|

If you’re looking to buy a new car, you may see the term CVT Transmission. What does it mean? Is it something important you should get or avoid? Read on to learn from one of our experts what it is and how it works. What is CVT? CVT is short for continuously variable transmission, which is different from conventional automatic [...]

104, 2021
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4 Common Undercarriage Damages We Tend To Miss

April 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Do you know that “out of sight, out of mind” concept? It is not one that seems to apply when it comes to vehicle undercarriage damages. As vehicle owners, we spend a lot of money and time caring for the visible parts of our cars but often neglect the undercarriage. Your vehicle’s undercarriage requires the same amount of attention and [...]

1603, 2021
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What To Do When Car Damage Is Not Repaired Properly

March 16th, 2021|Categories: auto body repair|

Vehicle owners should be totally satisfied with their collision repairs. As a car owner, you have the right to expect your car to be restored to its pre-collision condition. The car should drive and look just like it did before and you should have the same level of safety. It doesn’t matter how bad the accident was. Do you know [...]

103, 2021
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What Are the Dangers of Driving a Car With a Broken Suspension?

March 1st, 2021|Categories: auto body repair, Light Mechanical & General Maintenance, Uncategorized|

Every car has a suspension. It is the collection of parts that keep the car off the ground, cushions the cargo and passengers from bumps, and allows the car to turn. The suspension is composed of the wheels and tires, shocks and springs, joints and linkages, as well as the steering system. Like all parts of a vehicle, suspension can [...]

102, 2021
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What To Do When Someone Hits Your Parked Car and Leaves

February 1st, 2021|Categories: auto body repair|

It can be so frustrating to go back to your car and see a dent in it after being parked for a while. When this happens and they didn’t leave an apologetic note with their information under your windshield, you may be thinking, what now? The first thing you need to do is stay calm. The worst thing you can [...]

1801, 2021
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Do Auto Body Shops Fix Interiors Too?

January 18th, 2021|Categories: auto body repair|

Most people rely on cars to get around but keeping them in good shape takes time and effort, as well as money. Often your vehicle will need maintenance and repairs you weren’t expecting. Actually, you probably have paid several visits to a body repair shop since you first bought your car. Even though everybody knows what an auto body repair [...]

101, 2021
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How To Prevent Your Car From Fading | Sudden Impact Auto

January 1st, 2021|Categories: Car Paint Repair, Tips|

Wearing sunscreen to protect our skin from the sun at the beach is a given for humans. However, the sun also can damage your car. That is the reason why your car can start fading. Most people don’t think about their car’s paint until the car is fading. Simply, this happens because of the oxidization from the UV rays of [...]

1612, 2020
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All You Need to Know About Vehicle Scanners | Sudden Impact Auto

December 16th, 2020|Categories: auto body repair|

Technology in the car industry is so advanced these days. Things like adaptive steering, video-assisted rear-view mirrors, and now even self-driving software make driving a much more interesting experience. However, there is one major disadvantage to this technology. Cars like this can be so complex that collision repair specialists have a difficult time diagnosing cars. Nowadays even basic repairs require [...]

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