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Bates Collision Center in Galesburg, IL takes the decision out of collision with factory quality repair guaranteed
Learn about the road to recovery at Bates Collision Center in Galesburg, IL

Don't let the insurance claims process consume your precious time. Your insurance company and repair shop are there to assist you through the process. Our experienced and courteous estimators are always willing to write you a thorough estimate, handle your claim process, and manage your repair from drop off to pick up.

A Collision Center Dedicated to the Finest Quality Auto Body Repair in Galesburg, IL and the Surrounding Area

Bates Collision Center is committed to providing excellent customer service and high-quality workmanship to residents in and around the Galesburg, IL area. When you bring your vehicle to our collision center for a repair, we promise to get you back on the road as quickly as possible with a factory-perfect repair, guaranteed.

Full Service From Start to Finish

As a full collision repair facility, we offer a wide range of services, including paintless dent removal, full collision repair, bumper and fender repair, frame straightening, and auto detailing. All of our services start with an inspection of your vehicle by one of our experienced technicians, followed by a free estimate. Getting into an accident is a headache enough on its own. That's why we also include free claims processing. Our courteous estimators are always willing to write you a thorough estimate, handle your claim process, and manage your repair from drop off to pick up. Plus, after we're finished returning your vehicle to its pre-damage condition, we'll provide a free detail, which includes a hand wash, interior wipe down, vacuuming, and more!

Our Auto Body Repair Process

When accidents occur, not only do parts need to be replaced, but they may also need straightening. Our technicians will realign your parts to their original factory specifications to ensure optimal performance.

After making the underlying repairs, we work to make the vehicle’s exterior as aesthetically appealing as it was before. We utilize a high-quality, advanced paint system that produces original factory paint colors and a high gloss protective finish. Once the repair process is complete, we will go over the details and add the finishing touches, like the replacement of body side moldings, emblems, and stripes.

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    Free estimates

    *Free estimates *Free claims processing *Full Collision repair facility *Free detail with every...

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    Detail Service

    Full exterior hand wash & dry Protective wax applied Complete interior cleaning, Dash...

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  • Bates Collision Center in Galesburg, IL employee working on a car during full collision services

    Full Collision repair

    Once your estimate has been approved, and you have authorized repairs; a date for repairs...

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  • Car receiving a new coat of paint at Bates Collision Center in Galesburg, IL

    Paint Process

    Bates Collision uses a high quality paint system designed to reproduce the color and finish your...

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We Have You Covered This Season

Due to the high volume, and widespread area involved in the recent hail storm, we would like to offer our services to our Central Illinois neighbors. We understand the importance of your vehicle and would like to put your mind at ease by restoring your vehicle to pre-storm condition. We participate in many “Preferred Repair Shop” programs for top insurance companies. With over 30 years of experience, we will handle your claim from start to finish. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff is here to answer any questions you might have regarding the repair process. Free pick up, and delivery available; call for details.

Deer Safety

It can happen in the blink of an eye. You're driving without a care in the world when suddenly, a flash from the corner of your eye. In an instant, a deer has bolted into the road in front of you. It can be terrifying. Even the best drivers can have a collision with a deer. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were over 15,350 deer collisions in the state resulting in four fatalities. There are some steps you can take to be safe during deer season.

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With more than 30 years of experience, our team at Bates Collision Center is devoted to continuing our legacy of being a top-notch collision center. Give us a call at 309.342.1979 and request your free estimate today.

Factory Perfect

Bates Collision Center our staff takes pride in their accomplishments. From the initial estimate to the final product restoring your vehicle to its pre-damage condition is serious business.

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