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How is collision repair different for electric vehicles?

How is collision repair different for electric vehicles?

Do you drive a Tesla or a different type of electric vehicle? Are you wondering how you can get your electric vehicle repaired in the unfortunate result of a collision? At Pfaff Autoworks in Vaughan, ON, our certified collision repair facility has the technology, equipment, and experienced technicians to get the job done. We are fully certified to work on Tesla vehicles as well. If you would like to learn more about how collision repair is different for electric vehicles, then you have come to the right place at Pfaff Autoworks. Read on to learn more.  

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The cost of electric vehicle repair 

Yes, collision repair for electric vehicles, especially Teslas, will cost you more than other types of gas-powered vehicles, and there are a few reasons for this.  Some parts of hybrid vehicles are hard to find, making repair more costly. Plus, the complex hybrid drive components cost more to not only manufacture but also to assemble. If the battery packs were not damaged but panels near the packs were damaged and need paint, the battery packs have to be removed for safety which leads to additional labor. Technicians who work on electric vehicles also need to be specially trained to help them avoid injuries, contamination of the vehicle’s parts, and reassembling the parts incorrectly. 

Finding a place for electric vehicle collision repair 

Finding a reputable facility that is certified for electric vehicle collision repair can be a tough task. Not every collision repair facility will be certified to work on electric vehicles. Repairing any vehicle after a collision requires skills, tools, and training to ensure it performs as the factory intended. And, in the case of electric vehicles, it is even more critical. The battery is a high voltage device that can cause serious harm if handled improperly, and if an electric vehicle battery loses its charge, the car can stop functioning entirely. Pfaff Autoworks has invested heavily in the training, tools, and equipment to repair the latest generation of hybrid and electric vehicles safely. 

If you are in need of certified collision repair for your Tesla, then Pfaff Autoworks is the place where you need to be. Click here to find our contact information, schedule a service appointment, or speak with a representative.