With one car stolen every 26 seconds in the United states, it comes as no surprise that many vehicle owners have been or will become a victim of vehicle theft. Having your vehicle stolen is a stressful time as you await news that it’s been recovered. Once the call comes in that your vehicle has been found, you may breathe a sign of relief, until you see the damage caused by the theft. Stolen vehicles typically have interior and exterior damage that demand extensive repair.

At Bates Collision of Erie, PA, our certified collision specialists are highly trained and experienced in successfully and efficiently restoring any make and model vehicle to pre-theft condition. We also handle other collision repair services, contact us today to learn more. If you vehicle was stolen, here are some example of the damage your vehicle may have sustained that will require theft-related repairs:

  • Broken Steering Column
  • Deployed Airbag
  • Body & Paint Damage, includes minor dents and paint scratches up to major body damage and/or frame damage
  • Cracked Door Panels
  • Broken exterior and/or interior lights, including headlights and taillights
  • Broken windows including missing glass
  • Damaged locks
  • Flat tires
  • Damaged rims
  • Broken fuses or damaged fuse box

If your vehicle was stolen and is in need of theft-related repairs, the collision repair team of Bates Collision in Erie, PA is prepared to work with your insurance company, so that your vehicle is returned to you in pristine condition as soon as possible. By ensuring our modern facility is equipped with the latest in precision paint and automotive technology, we can guarantee that you will be satisfied with our workmanship long after you drive away from our collision repair center. After all, we’ve been serving the Erie area for over 30 years, so you can be sure you’re choosing a reliable auto body shop when you trust your vehicle to the Bates Collision team.

Contact our friendly staff today at (814) 899-7766 to schedule an appointment, and accept our help in putting the theft of your vehicle far behind you.