State Law requires that the use of aftermarket parts must be identified on the repair invoice. Some automobile body replacement parts are equal, better, or worse than Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts.
Consumers should take note of the following:
Check your invoice. State law requires that the type of automobile parts used in repairs must be identified on the repair invoice. Consumers should carefully check their invoice to ensure that the automobile body shop has identified each automobile part as being one of the following: new, used, reconditioned, rebuilt, OEM crash part, or a non-OEM aftermarket crash part. Insurance companies are required under the Fair Claims Settlement Practices Regulations to warrant that non-OEM replacement parts are at least equal to the original equipment manufacturer parts in terms of kind, quality, safety, fit, and performance.
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