2019 Lincoln Navigator Repair

This 2019 Lincoln Navigator repair rolled in after being rear ended. First, we inspected and disassembled the back end to assess any underlying damage. When it was determined the frame and interior components were not damaged, we began to inventory what parts on the exterior needed to be replaced.
It was apparent the trailer hitch would need to be replaced. We also found […]

2021 Chrysler Pacifica Limited Repair

Before and after photos of a 2021 Chrysler Pacifica collision repair

The Chrysler Pacifica Limited repair restored family comfort and luxury on wheels.
With every feature from an all-wheel-drive system to large 10.1″ seatback screens, BluRay/DVD player, 12 USB ports and 4G wi-fi hotspot, it is a favorite among families everywhere.
That’s why when this one rolled in for a minor back-end repairs, we knew it was a beloved vehicle. We inspected the damage […]

Job Opportunity for Auto Body Collision Technician

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Looking for an auto body repair and collision technician job?

Downers Grove Auto Rebuilders is a family owned and operated collision repair shop with very high standards. We are interested in hiring experienced Auto Body Repair Technicians in all aspects of body, frame and fender repair that are driven by quality workmanship.

If you are team oriented […]

Top 5 Ways to Avoid an Accident

Top 5 Ways to Avoid an Accident
With sub-zero temperatures and slick conditions on the road this week, Downers Grove Auto Rebuilders wanted to share some tips that will help keep you from visiting the collision repair shop. These are ways to be proactive and avoid an accident before it happens!
Be sure to share this with younger drivers who may need a refresher course on Safe Driving 101 this season.
1.)  Drive defensively.
Staying alert and anticipating possible dangers in your path […]

Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2012

Before and after photos of a Hyundai Genesis Coupe collision repair

Whenever an auto manufacturer like Hyundai stops making a vehicle we can expect to meet drivers who love that particular model and are looking for a quality collision repair to keep it on the road.  The Hyundai Genesis Coupe ended production in 2016 so we knew how critical it was to restore this one […]

2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Repair

Before and after collision repair image for Lincoln MKZ

This 2014 Lincoln MKZ collision repair was a careful reconstruction of the front end. After a thorough inspection and ordering the needed replacement parts, our trained technicians dis-assembled the once-stylish new hybrid.

First, a new front right suspension was first on the to-do list.  Second, the right front door and right side mirror were painted and prepped for installation. The right […]

2013 Ford Mustang Repair

Before and after photos of a 2013 Ford Mustang collision repair

This 2013 Ford Mustang repair was a truly beautiful rebuild by our technicians. Almost every Mustang owner takes great pride in the appearance of their vehicle; that means our team needs to be highly detail-orientated in the rebuilding process.  

This rear-end collision repair required a new rear bumper assembly and rear body panel. Both […]

2011 Nissan Altima Repair

Before and after photos of a Nissan Altima collision repair performed by DG Auto Rebuilders

This Altima repair and refinishing project started with a complete deconstruction of the front end to assess the internal damage.

Our trained technicians removed the entire front end assembly and conducted a thorough inspection. Factory authorized replacement parts arrived and we started by installing the a/c condenser, radiator and radiator support.

The front […]

2008 Ford Taurus Repair

Before and after photos of a 2008 Ford Taurus collision repair

You never know what can be damaged internally after a front end collision.

This is where an accurate estimate and trusted technician are most important in helping get your vehicle back to original operating condition. Luckily, this one escaped without any internal damage and only required body repair/replacement.

This Ford Taurus repair started with de-constructing the body […]

2000 Jeep Commander Repair

Before and after photos of a 2000 Jeep Commander collision repair

This treasured Jeep had a run in with an immovable object.

The vehicle’s owner was looking to get their main mode of transportation looking back to its original condition and back on the road as soon as possible. Our team sprung into action, doing a thorough inspection of the damage and getting the insurance paperwork […]

2006 Saturn Vue Repair

Before and after photos of a 2006 Saturn Vue collision repair

This 2006 Saturn Vue repair was a cinch for the experts here at Downers Grove Auto Rebuilders to fix.  

With only exterior damage, and the ease at which most Saturn vehicles are able to be repaired, our team sprung into action to get the vehicle back on the road as quickly as possible. In […]

2007 Chevy Cobalt LT Repair

Before and after photos of a 2007 Chevy Cobalt collision repair

This Chevy Cobalt LT repair initially looked like a minor repair- but under the hood told a different story!  
After a thorough inspection, we found several internal pieces in need of replacement. The radiator and a/c condenser, for starters. The radiator support also required repair. In addition, the front unibody, a “U” shaped piece underneath […]

2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport Repair

Before and after photos of a 2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport collision repair

Jeep owners absolutely love their Jeeps. They are depended on to perform in even the most rugged of terrains. That’s why restoring them to like-new condition after an accident is so important. Who wants something to break when your scaling a mountain on a thirty degree angle?!
When this 2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport arrived […]

2011 Nissan Frontier Repair

Before and after photos of a 2011 Nissan Frontier collision repair

This 2011 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab SV may not look like it was involved in a major collision, but the frame and alignment would say otherwise! What can often be mistaken as only cosmetic damage to the untrained eye, our technicians recognized immediately. Spotting the severity of structural failure in the front end ensured […]

2006 Buick Lacrosse CX Repair

Before and after photos of a 2006 Buick Lacrosse collision repair

Any Buick Lacrosse CX repair takes great care. The ride and handling of the vehicle are what many of the owners like most about their Buick, and something we look to achieve post-accident. As you can see, this Buick Lacrosse CS repair required quite a bit of attention. After diagnosing the front and left front damage, […]

2005 Chrysler 300C Repair

Before and after photos of a 2005 Chrysler 300C collision repair

This 2005 Chrysler 300 repair just needed some exterior care to return to pre-accident condition. Our technicians diagnosed the damage and proceeded to disassemble areas that needed repair. Even in a slow-speed collision, many exterior body pieces can become damaged or bent.

A full front end repair was required here, as the bumper cover and molding were […]

2013 Ford Escape SE Repair

Side by side pictures of Ford Escape collision repair before and after

This 2013 Ford Escape collision repair is a great example of our technician’s fine work. While having any accident is unfortunate, this was a new vehicle for the owner and we strived to repair it to its original operating condition and flawless appearance. While the point of impact occurred at the passenger door, several other […]

2010 Mercedes Benz C300 AWD Sport Repair

Before and after photos of a 2010 Mercedes Benz C300 AWD Sport collision repair

When it comes to collision repair, we agree with the old saying: “The best, or nothing!”. This Mercedes Benz deserved the best. 

The Mercedes collision repair pictured began with a full front end replacement and unibody repair. All European vehicles such as BMW and Mercedes require a special frame straightening system to […]

2012 Toyota Highlander Repair

Before and after photos of a 2012 Toyota Highlander collision repairMany side-impact collisions can require extensive work to restore the vehicle to original operating condition. Luckily, this 2012 Toyota Highlander repair required only cosmetic exterior pieces to get back on the road.
First, we needed to replace the right front door and right front door molding. This involves hanging the new door and aligning it […]