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Charlie's Columbia CARSTAR

Columbia, IL

(618) 281-2886

431 N Main ,
Columbia, IL 62236


M-F:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sat:  Closed

Sun:  Closed

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Charlie's Columbia CARSTAR - a trustworthy auto body shop

Charlie Eilers is the owner of Charlie’s CARSTAR in Columbia and Cahokia, IL. He started Charlie’s Auto Body in 1980 on Lorraine Dr. in Cahokia. In 1997, we joined the CARSTAR franchise and shortly thereafter, moved to our current location at 3940 Mississippi Ave in Cahokia.

Then in 2008, Charlie opened Charlie’s Columbia CARSTAR at 431 N. Main St., Columbia, IL.

Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

Charlie Eilers also owns Metro Towing & Storage, located at the Cahokia shop. Local towing is available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week at 618-520-9077..

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Auto Body Services in Columbia, IL

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Nationwide Warranty

Wherever you and your vehicle go, you can trust your vehicle repair to CARSTAR. We stand behind our work with a CARSTAR Limited Nationwide Warranty* on qualifying repairs. If you move to a new city or happen to be traveling, you are covered and if there is not a CARSTAR nearby, we will find a convenient location to honor the warranty.

*Please refer to the official CARSTAR Warranty Document (if provided by the CARSTAR location at the completion of the repair) for specific coverage and excluded items.

24/7 Accident Assistance

Whenever you need auto body repair, we are here to help. Call us toll-free at 1-800-CARSTAR to speak with our trained representatives. We are here 24 hours a day, seven days a week to offer help when you need it most. We can call your insurance company, get your vehicle towed for repairs and contact a friend or family member for you. You can relax, CARSTAR will take it from here.

Fleet Services

CARSTAR handles any size fleet from pizza delivery vehicles to a power company’s service trucks. The CARSTAR Fleet customers include: Police & Fire Departments, Cable Companies, Phone Companies, Government Vehicles (all types), Insurance Companies, Gas & Electric Companies, Car Rental Companies, Sales Company Fleet, and Corporate Fleet Programs.

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Rental Car Assistance

At CARSTAR, we aim to make the process of getting your car repaired easy by offering rental vehicles at competitive prices.

ACE Program For Agents

The CARSTAR Assistance with Continuing Education (ACE) program is created with the busy insurance professional in mind. We offer an online platform of courses designed to help agents take steps to renew their license, when and where they want. For more information or to sign up, click the links below.

Career Opportunities at Charlie's Columbia CARSTAR

Thank you for your interest in Charlie's Columbia CARSTAR. We are the premier auto body repair shop with a commitment to high quality repairs backed by a national warranty. We offer a dynamic work environment and a commitment to training and education. Please review the available positions and click the link to begin the application process. A representative from Charlie's Columbia CARSTAR will follow up on your submission.