Contact Us CARSTAR Des Plaines - Des Plaines

1200 E Golf Rd

Des Plaines, IL 60016

Store Hours: Closed


8:00 am - 5:00 pm





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Auto Body, Collision Repair, & Paintless Dent Repair in Des Plaines, IL

CARSTAR Des Plaines - A Trustworthy Auto Body Shop

Wally's CARSTAR Auto Body has been a trusted leader in the Des Plaines area for repair needs since 1955. We are respected in our community because of our honesty and our willingness to help those in need. We are a unique team working together toward one common goal, to provide an excellent repair experience for each and every customer we help. We are experts in collision repair industry and provide kind and courteous customer service. Our staff is I-CAR and ASE trained to ensure vehicles are repaired to the manufacturer's specifications. We realize that people put a great amount of faith in us......we take this responsibility most seriously. We cherish every opportunity we are giving by our customers to repair their vehicles back to pre-accident condition. We enjoy helping our customers, not just their cars!

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Meet the Team

Rob Arnold

Rob Arnold, Production Specialist and Estimator

Sherri Slater

Sherri Slater, Owner, President

Sherri Slater - Owner

Auto Body Services in Des Plaines

Specialists in Auto Collision Repair near Des Plaines

CARSTAR features state-of-the-art unibody and frame repair equipment, expert color matching, towing assistance, vehicle pick-up and delivery in service markets where applicable, a nationwide warranty for most repairs, and takes pride in offering a clean, inviting environment.
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Specialists in Paintless Dent Repair near Des Plaines

CARSTAR offers a process called paintless dent repair, a cost-effective solution for removing small dents and dings. This is a great option for minor, unsightly damage caused by shopping carts, hail storms, or other unexpected bumps in the road. The size and location of the damage will determine if this is the appropriate technique to repair your vehicle. This is typically a two to three day repair.
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Specialists in Hail Damage Repair Service near Des Plaines

CARSTAR is here to help when nasty storms strike! From 24/7 assistance to cost-effective paintless dent repair, we are committed to getting your car back in pre-storm condition.
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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.



Wally's CARSTAR Auto Body Supports NABC and the Collision Industry’s Effort to Encourage Drivers around the Country to Show Their Commitment to the It Can Wait campaign Texting while driving is a major contributor to vehicle accidents for teen drivers. CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts is hoping to help reduce this danger on the road with its national support of the It Can Wait® campaign at CARSTAR collision repair facilities around the country. CARSTAR is teaming up with the National Auto Body Council and others in the collision industry to launch a program urging people to share their commitment to never text and drive through the It Can Wait campaign, available at “At CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts, we are on the front lines of helping people improve their safety on the road,” said Dan Young, senior vice president of Insurance Relations for CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts and Distracted Driving Chairman for the National Auto Body Council. “Through the It Can Wait campaign, we can educate drivers about the dangers of texting and driving, and engage drivers, their families and friends in putting down the phone and focusing on the road.”