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Video: When smart repairs go wrong

Some examples of smart repair which has been done in places on a car where smart repair shouldn't have been done.

A Smart Repair can often give you a huge cost saving over traditional forms of repair but this can be false economy if carried out on damage which isn't really a good candidate for smart repair techniques.

A poor repair will count against you when you come to sell your car or return it to a lease company.

In the long run, poor repairs of any kind can end up costing you more than the original issue would have.

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  • Jonathon Manxrusby - 06/05/2014 12:52

    Your video is 3 years old, the commentary from a former valeting company not even specialising in smart repairs, by "Danny" who on said company website self states "an expert in a great many things, unfortunately few of them are useful here!". Why don't you contact a professional body of paint techs for a statement, like the guys on the UK smartrepairforum.com, for advice/information in order to give such articles some real value and meaning ? This COULD have been a very helpful article, but due to potential inaccuracies from an unverified source - it probably is not.

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