We all like to have the body of the car as new, without any scratch or bump on the sheet that has made the paint jump. A flawless body says a lot about the responsibility of its owner, although often the inclement weather, humidity, mud, salt, gravel is thrown by other vehicles, the friction produced when opening the door or when brushing a column … can spoil the paint and also the sheet of your car.
But … what happens? Cars, the vast majority, are made of sheet steel stamped for its rigidity, strength and low price, among many other features, compared to other materials. But steel has a problem: oxidation, a chemical reaction that is caused by the effect of oxygen in the air at high temperatures (in welding) or by water and other agents at room temperature.
What is corrosion?
If oxidation is a chemical reaction, corrosion is the perforation that occurs in steel as a result of the advance of oxidation, becoming one of the leading causes of the destruction of steel.
How to avoid corrosion?
The best way to protect your body from corrosion is to wash the car often. The accumulated crap, although it does not look like it, is damaging the body. And do not try to remove dry dirt, as you could scratch the paint
It is also important to repair any scratches or damage to the paint, however insignificant it may seem, just as if you detect that the color is beginning to degrade. The painting, not only fulfills an aesthetic function but is also the primary protection that the body has
For any problem with sheet metal and paint, you already know that you have at your disposal the bodywork specialists of Auto fit. Surely you have a workshop near you.
These are the three most expensive and most common repairs on the cars
It is normal that during the life of the vehicle, you have to take it to the mechanic sometimes to check for specific damages, but the cost varies considerably if the ones that went wrong were some key pieces.
In this sense, these are the parts that will cost most repair: