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What to Do After a Collision

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Being involved in a collision is a stressful experience. By following these tips, Mac Haik Professionals hope to minimize your stress level.

Keeping a collision reference sheet in an easily-accessible place, such as in your glove compartment, will help you remember these steps if you should ever be involved in a collision.

: The First Steps To Take

Call the police to the scene of the collision. If you’re injured, it’s important that you get treatment immediately, Even if there doesn’t appear to be any damage to your vehicle, a police report will verify that you and the other parties were involved in a collision. This will help your claim in case hidden damage is discovered later.

It is wise to keep an easily accessible collision reference sheet in your vehicle at all times, such as in your glove compartment.

Contact your insurance company as soon as possible after the collision – check your policy, as some policies require notice within 24 hours. Your insurance company is there to help you deal with the other parties involved in the collision.

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: Choosing a Collision Repair Facility

After taking care of personal injuries, the next thing to take care of is the injuries to your vehicle. Take an active role in the collision repair process. You want to know how much damage was done, how much repairs are going to cost, how long you’ll be without your vehicle, and most importantly – if your vehicle will look and drive the same after it was been repaired.

Your vehicle may be the second largest investment you make in your lifetime. Asking the right questions and taking a tour of our collision repair facility can help you rest assure that your investment is in the best hands.

Next to the I-CAR & ASE designation, the most important things to look for in a collision repair businesses are:

  • Modern equipment
  • Evidence of proper collision repair training
  • Cleanliness
  • Warranty program
  • I-CAR trained technicians
  • ASE certified technicians

Modern equipment and evidence of collision repair training show that a business is up-to-date with technology and can repair your vehicle properly. We have a three-dimensional measuring system to measure the height, width, and length of your vehicle structure. Because this structure supports all steering and suspension parts, these points of your vehicle must be properly repaired to factory measurements and specifications. In most cases, the tolerance is as strict as three millimeters- the thickness of three dimes. Some vehicles today require a tolerance no greater than one millimeter.

Cleanliness and atmosphere can say a lot about the business and technicians attitudes. We are willing to give you a tour to show you their facility and equipment.

WE offer a warranty on all repairs. This is to protect you if something does not work properly after the repair is complete.

: The Estimate

How accurately the analysis of damage to your vehicle is conducted can affect the quality of your repair. That’s why it is important that your vehicle is inspected by Mac Haik Professional at Mac Haik can detect hidden damage to your vehicle and have trained on the technical knowledge and skills required to achieve a complete and safe repair. After your vehicle estimate is complete, be sure to get a cop of the damage report. This becomes the “blue print” for repairing your vehicle. Ask the estimator to explain, in detail, what damage was done to your vehicle and how it will be repaired.

: The After- Repair Inspection

Before your take your newly repaired vehicle home, look it over carefully and take it for a test drive. Check all the electronic accessories, and pay attention to details such as making sure the doors, hood, and deck lid open and close smoothly. In a variety of lighting situations, examine freshly painted areas for a good color match. During the test drive, listen for any unusual noises and test the handling. The collision repair facility should provide you with a complete breakdown of the repairs completed and what, if any, parts were replaced.

If you’re not satisfied, report it immediately. It’s important that your vehicle is inspected and repaired by a Mac Haik Professionals because they have been properly trained on how to repair your vehicle so it looks and drives as well as it did before the collision. More importantly, proper repairs make your vehicle safe for you and your family to drive.

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Welcome to Mac Haik Ford Victoria

Mac Haik Ford Victoria is a Victoria Ford, Lincoln Dealer located at 4506 North Navarro, Victoria, TX 77904.  Our new car line-up includes: Ford Econoline Cargo Van, Ford Econoline Wagon, Ford Fiesta, Ford Edge, Ford Escape, Ford Expedition, Ford Explorer, Ford F-150 Regular Cab, Ford F-150 SuperCab, Ford F-150 SuperCrew, Ford Flex, Ford Focus, Ford Fusion, Ford Mustang, Ford Ranger, Ford Super Duty F-250, Ford Super Duty F-350 DRW, Ford Super Duty F-350 SRW, and Ford Taurus, Ford Transit Connect.  We buy and sell quality used cars and have a great selection of pre-owned vehicles including certified.

We sell genuine Ford, Lincoln and Mercury parts and accessories.  We service and repair all Ford, Lincoln and Mercury models.  Let our Body Shop help with your collision repairs!

We are conveniently located near the following communities: Angleton, Aransas Pass, Bay City, Bishop, Brownsville, Channelview, Clute, Corpus Christi, Freeport, Harlingen, Ingleside, Lake Jackson, Odem, Port Aransas, Port Isabel, Port Lavaca, Rancho Viejo, Raymondville, Robstown, Rockport, San Benito, Sinton, South Padre Island, Surfside Beach, Victoria, Webster, West Columbia, Wharton

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