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Collision Repair


When you choose Bowden's Auto Body for your body and paint repairs, the process is as simple as calling us with your claim number.

That's all!

We contact your insurance company and reach an agreed repair price.

We pre-order all parts if your vehicle is drivable and we will handle your rental car reservation.

All you need to do is bring your vehicle in for repairs and we do the rest.


We'll handle all the paperwork, keep the insurance and rental car companies updated, and keep you informed as your car is being repaired.

We guarantee your vehicle will be returned to you in pre-accident condition, or better.


At Bowden's Auto Body, we believe in quality repairs at reasonable prices.


The Process:

Chevy Tahoe, right side door damage. Bowden's Auto Body in Escondido.

Step 1 - Visual inspection and preliminary estimate:

Repairing today's vehicles requires expert knowledge and specialized equipment.

From minor dings to major collision damage, our skilled personnel have the experience, training, and tools to restore vehicles to pre-accident condition or better.

Bowden's Auto Body believes that ongoing training and technician certification is a must in today's collision repair industry.

Our technicians are I-CAR trained and certified. I-CAR is the industry standard for collision repair processes.

We repair all makes and models of vehicles as well as work with all insurance companies.


At Bowden's Auto Body, we are dedicated to our customers and will do everything we can to ensure their complete satisfaction.


Mercedes benz undergoing collision repair at Bowden's Auto Body in Escondido.

Step 2 - Tear down, internal inspection, and structural repair:

Using the finest state-of-the-art equipment we will return your vehicle to like-new, factory condition, quickly and professionally.

Our technicians are trained in, and have years of experience in all aspects of vehicle restoration with early or late model cars and tucks.


VW beetle in paint booth at Bowden's Auto Body, Escondido. In the paint booth at Bowden's Auto Body in Escondido.

Step 3 - Refinishing:

Final refinishing is completed in our dust-free spray booth.

The paint system utilized consists of corrosion resistant primers, sealers, color coats and urethane clear coats to

provide a smooth, glossy, rust free and chip resistant surface.

To ensure a perfect finish, Bowden's Auto Body uses PPG, Valspar, or House of Kolor brand paint products--the highest quality available.


With our computer matched formulas we can ensure that your new paint will be perfectly matched with the existing paint color

for an invisible repair.


Altima Hybrid repaired at Bowden's Auto Body in Escondido.

Step 4 - Final inspection & delivery:

Bowden's Auto Body offers the finest in Collision Repair and Painting.

At the completion of every job we perform a thorough pre-delivery inspection of the work performed and

detail your vehicle inside and out, regardless of the amount of work done.


Before and After...

Hyundai Elantra - Before collision repair Hyundai Elantra - After colision repair

This Hyundai Elantra suffered major damage to the right rear quarter.

Honda Accord - before Collision Repair Honda Accord - After Collision Repair

Backed into a pole or a tree? No problem!

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