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hemijeep8267 01-03-2012 08:33 AM

Hit by a trailer hitch
My new 2011 Jeep GC was struck by a trailer hitch when my wife was traveling about 50mph. She escaped death by about 4 inches thankfully.

The question i have that the GC was hit on the "A" pillar retty good. The insurance estimate including paint, windshield, roof repair, A pilar repair, and cleaning is only $1500.00. Its also being repaired at the Jeep dealership.

Does this seem right?

I looked at the A pilar and it seems that its actually one piece. Can anyone explain further?

hemijeep8267 01-03-2012 08:46 AM

Re: Hit by a trailer hitch
Picture avail upon request. I just need your email.

robpp 01-03-2012 11:41 AM

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sorry to hear and glad everyone is OK.

Since you OWN this vehicle feel free to question those who will be doing the repair. it must be a simple repair if its only 1500. a snap on plastic bumper cost a grand or more.

what exactly is damaged? did any glass get broken. post a pic here use photobucket.

brandont 01-03-2012 02:53 PM

Glad everyone is ok. That seems really cheap to me. A windshield replacement will be close to $500 alone. I can't imagine the A pillar can be repaired. It should probably be cut out and replaced unless it is a really minor dent. If in doubt get another estimate from a good shop. And post a picture if you can.

Knightrider03m 01-03-2012 03:59 PM

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Dude, you really need to post a picture when asking about damage.

hemijeep8267 01-04-2012 06:49 AM

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I apologize for not posting the picture. I'm figuring out how to do this.

hemijeep8267 01-04-2012 06:52 AM

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rich mac 01-04-2012 09:20 PM

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Insurance estimates are almost always low. Do not cash a check if you are given one, take it to the repair place and request they estimate the repairs and reconcile the differences with the insurance company. Once you cash the check, you will be responsible if the repairs are more than the $1500.

BobsWK2 01-05-2012 01:37 AM

Re: Hit by a trailer hitch

Originally Posted by hemijeep8267 (Post 545200)

Nothing but a red x.

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