Nissan Does Not Want Recycled Parts in All Collision Repairs

Nissan Does Not Want Recycled Parts in All Collision Repairs Some body shops suggest that collision repairers should not use salvage/recycled parts while others may prefer them. In other cases, carmakers discourage the use of them. In this scenario, Nissan North America recognizes the importance of recycling. But the use...

OE-Recommended Steel and Aluminum Wheel Repair Standards on All Nissan Vehicles

OE-Recommended Steel and Aluminum Wheel Repair Standards on All Nissan Vehicles Nissan North America does not approve of any repairs made to any of its wheels, which includes the use of any repaired steel or aluminum wheel that involves welding, bending, hammering, straightening, re-machining, reforming, or adding new material, as...

Why Nissan Says You Should Not Use Aftermarket Parts in Collision Repair and Why That Matters to You

        Nissan wants you to use the highest quality replacement parts in your repair. When you take your Nissan in for repairs, it is essential that you use dedicated Nissan OEM replacement parts in order to guarantee the best possible outcome for your vehicle.   Nearly every...

Why Nissan Requires OEM Air Bag Components and How This Affects You

      It makes no sense to cut corners with your Nissan's air bags. Most car manufacturers issue “OEM Position Statements” to car repair shops that outline their expectations of how repairs should be performed.  Nissan has issued a statement about the air bags in their vehicles and how...

Why It Matters That Nissan Doesn’t Approve of Reconditioned Wheels

          Wheel reconditioning is a dangerous practice in collision repair. Nissan is very clear that the company does not approve of any wheel repair that involves reconditioning.  If you are not familiar with wheel reconditioning, it is a process of using various tools and methods to...

Nissan Discourages the Use of Salvage or Recycled Parts—Why This Is Important for Your Repair

Nissan is concerned about the reliability of salvage and recycled parts in collision repair. Nearly every car manufacturer releases “Position Statements” that instruct body shops in how to perform repairs on their vehicles to the highest standard.  While all body shops should have access to this vital information, not all...