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Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Certified

Our CARSTAR stores take pride in featuring state-of-the-art unibody and frame repair equipment, and providing high-quality repairs to hundreds of makes and models. By choosing an OEM certified location, you are ensuring that your vehicle is repaired to manufacturer specifications.

What Does OEM Mean?

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) represents the company that originally produced the vehicle's components. For example: Honda, Toyota, Ford, GM, Subaru, VW, Mercedes, Fiat, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Tesla, BMW, Audi, etc.

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Repairing to OEM Standards

When choosing a certified CARSTAR location, you can rest assured that your car is repaired to OEM standards—meaning your car performs like it would in pre-accident condition. Our stores take an extra step to obtain OEM certifications to offer a higher standard of service and commitment to our customers. Vehicle manufacturers set standards to ensure collision facilities are able to repair the vehicle safely, protect the vehicle brand and use quality parts.

Certified CARSTAR locations:

  • Have the equipment necessary to complete repairs to OE guidelines
  • Stay up to date with the latest training and technologies
  • Utilize current technologies and safety standards to reset your vehicle to pre-accident operating condition
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Trusted Repair Facility

Gold Class

Achieves and maintains I-CAR Gold Class recognition for our OEM certifications

Meets all government legislated operating requirements

Adheres to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) repair standards and procedures

Maintains a properly equipped store for the reliable completion of repairs

Continually monitors customer satisfaction to ensure top-level service on every repair


Select from Our Certifications to Find a Certified Location Nearest You

Gold Class

I-CAR Certified

I-CAR, which stands for Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, is the highest form of recognized training a body shop can earn. The Gold Class designation lets you know this collision repair shop has trained technicians who know how to repair your vehicle properly. The majority of CARSTAR’s shops are also Gold Class, underscoring our company’s longtime dedication to training.

When you choose an I-CAR Gold Class facility, you can trust that you are receiving:

  • The highest possible safety standards
  • A repair that preserves, or possibly extends, the life of your vehicle
  • A perfect 10 CARSTAR experience
CarStar Team

CARSTAR Professional Staff Awarded I-CAR® GoldClass® Designation

Each member of CARSTAR’s U.S. operations and sales teams completed a wide variety of I-CAR courses to achieve this milestone. CARSTAR is committed to maintaining a high level of training in the future and equipping our corporate staff with the knowledge and skills to understand the complexities involved in repairing today’s vehicles. Learn More