Repair Process


Auto body repair Specialist






Don't make a bad
collision decision





Tour Our Facility 

About Us

Company Profile

News & Events

Questions You Should Ask

Contact Us

Hours & Location


Customer Testimonials

Repair Process

Take Our Survey

Environmentally Friendly

Insurance Companies we have dealt with in the past

Meet The Team

Send Us An E-Mail

We'll answer your questions

Career Opportunities

See Scotty's Famous
TV Commercials




Read more



Read more



We use Quality



To track your Nationwide repairs click the AutoWatch logo above




Need a Tow Truck?

We trust MC-N-MC Towing
to handle all of our towing needs
24 hours a day.








































The Five Major Stages of the Auto Body Repair Process

While your car is being repaired at Donahoo Collision, it will go through several different stages before it is completed. We want you to be completely at ease while that is happening. The pictures and captions below should help you understand the process better. And you can always talk to your customer service representative here at Donahoo Collision and they can answer any questions you may have more specifically.

Repair Preparation

This stage includes all of the tasks that need to be done prior to the commencement of repairs, including:

    Visual Damage Repair Assessment (Estimate)

    Insurance Authorization

    Order and Receive Parts

    Removal of damaged parts

    Revisions to Repair Assessment

    Insurance Authorization of Revisions


Structure and Body Repair



This stage includes all the processes necessary to  correct structural and sheet metal damage caused by the accident, including:

    Analyze if Structural Damage exist using state of the art computerized frame measuring equipment.

    Correct Structural or Frame Damage

    Weld on structural parts

    Analyze Structural Damage repair using state of the art computerized frame measuring equipment to insure that repairs are within specs.

    Pre fit bolt-on sheet metal parts

    Repair sheet metal



This stage includes all steps and processes necessary to restore the paint surface of the vehicle, for both sheet metal and plastic
parts, including:

    Cut-in parts

    Surface preparation

    Color and Clear Coat

    Rub and Polish






This stage includes all of the steps required to complete the repair of the vehicle, including:

    Reinstall Lights and Trim

    Reinstall any parts that were painted off the vehicle

    Mechanical systems including suspension alignment and air conditioning

    Electrical system           



Prepare for Delivery to Customer

    Quality Inspection of all repairs made compared to the estimate. This process is completed on every vehicle twice by 2 independent certified estimators.

    Clean vehicle inside and outside

    Prepare final paperwork




Donahoo Collision Center





 Copyright 2011 Donahoo Collision. All rights reserved