When you have a car accident, you go through stages of shock. First, you are shocked by the event itself, and you may be shocked by your injuries. The second shock comes when you take your car in to get an estimate. Ouch! Even though your insurance will likely cover the damages, you will still have to pay your deductible. And if repairs are too costly, you could be on your own to repair it if the insurance company wants to total out the vehicle.
In any case, there are some collision damages that are simply expensive to repair. Unfortunately, the most expensive of collision damages are also the most common.
Depending on where the main computer unit is in your vehicle, it could be damaged in a car crash. The computer control unit of your vehicle makes everything work the way it should. When the computer is damaged, none of the car’s systems can function. Replacing the computer on a vehicle can cost up to $6000, and diagnostics and reprogramming can cost an additional $1000.(more…)