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CARSTAR Precision Collision Auto Body

13928 233rd Street

Cold Spring, MN 56320

Store Hours: Closed

Mon-Fri:

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Sat:

Closed

Sun:

Closed

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CARSTAR Precision Collision Auto Body - a trustworthy auto body shop

At CARSTAR Precision Collision Auto Body, we provide the highest quality auto body repair. We offer 24/7 accident support and towing assistance to get you back on the road quickly. Our collision center in Cold Spring, MN provides dent repair, dent removal, storm damage repair and other services. We repair all makes and models, work with most insurance companies and offer a nationwide warranty.

Meet the Team

Gary

Gary, Owner

Gary is the lead estimator. He helps customers throughout the repair process, and helps to maintain the property. He started working in the industry in 1993 when he restored a 1977 Ford F-100 short box. In 1998 he graduated from the Auto Body program from St. Cloud Technical College. The people are the best part about working at Precision Collision. Each work week is spent with friends. Gary enjoys helping customers, meeting new people, and delivering cars to customers to show them the quality work our shop has done, it's very rewarding.

Erik

Erik, Owner

Erik works on the body shop side of our business. He is responsible for all body repairs from panel replacement, bodywork, frame straightening, auto glass replacement, and general shop maintenance. He graduated from St. Cloud Technical College in 1998 in the Auto Body program. Erik has been working in the auto body industry since. Erik's favorite part about working at Precision Collision is coming to work where he can make a difference and be happy every day. He enjoys repairing vehicles and it shows in the work he does. He takes pride in his work and strives for perfection.

Mark

Mark, Owner

Mark works on the body side of our shop. He is responsible for replacing panels, metal straightening, dent repair and auto glass replacement. He does anything from small bumper jobs to heavy structural damage. Mark always had a general passion for cars. His interest grew when he took post secondary classes at Hennepin Technical College. Once finished with high school he decided to go to St. Cloud Technical College where he graduated from the auto body program in 2006. He has been working in the auto body industry ever since. Mark's favorite part about working at Precision Collision Auto Body is that he feels he has a sense of purpose. This stems from the people he works with, the customers he serves and the quality of the product put out.

Candice

Candice, Office Manager

Candice assists with writing estimates, scheduling customers, filing supplements, accounting, marketing and ordering parts. She also works with insurance companies and handles claims. She began her career in the auto body industry in the beginning of 2015 at Precision Collision Auto Body. Candice's favorite part about working at Precision Collision Auto Body is that the shop feels like home. Everyone cares about each other and the work they do. We all have the same goal in mind and that’s to give our customers the best service throughout the repair process and the highest quality final product when we deliver their vehicles.

Lakin

Lakin, Painter

Lakin gets to work on a little bit of everything at the shop. He preps parts and vehicles for paint, refinishes vehicles and buffs them for a factory finish. He became interested in auto body in 2014 during his senior year of high school in automotive class. He asked the teacher if they were going to do any auto body work and the teacher said no but allowed Lakin to bring in a project. Ever since then he knew this was what he wanted to do! Lakin's favorite part about working at Precision Collision is walking into the shop each morning and seeing everyone smiling and ready to start the day. We have a morning meeting and there is a lot of energy and excitement. It is great motivation to start his day!

Cam

Cameron, Detail Technician

Cameron is currently a senior at ROCORI High School and works at the shop through the work study program.

Cole

Cole, Body Technician

Cole came to Precision Collision from the Work Experience Program at ROCORI High School in 2018. He is currently enrolled at the St. Cloud Technical and Community College in the Auto Body program. He does all sorts of different jobs from giving the techs a hand, to checking in parts and detailing vehicles. When Cole was younger he always liked watching his dad and brother fix cars. This grew into an interest for him and he has enjoyed working on cars and learning how things come apart and go back together. Cole's favorite part of working at the shop is learning new things. Each vehicle is a challenge that he can learn from. He also enjoys working hard and ​having fun with the ​people he works with!

Cam

Cameron, Detail Technician

Cameron is currently a second year student at St. Cloud Technical Community College. He is looking forward to graduating this year and spending more time at the shop as he continues to expand his knowledge in our industry.

Cole

Cole, Body Tech

Cole came to Precision Collision from the Work Experience Program at ROCORI High School in 2018. He is currently enrolled at the St. Cloud Technical and Community College in the Auto Body program. He does all sorts of different jobs from giving the techs a hand, to checking in parts and detailing vehicles. When Cole was younger he always liked watching his dad and brother fix cars. This grew into an interest for him and he has enjoyed working on cars and learning how things come apart and go back together. Cole's favorite part of working at the shop is learning new things. Each vehicle is a challenge that he can learn from. He also enjoys working hard and ​having fun with the ​people he works with!

Auto Body Services in Cold Spring

Specialists in Auto Collision Repair near Cold Spring

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 Cold Spring

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.
Read more about Specialists in A/C Repair near Cold Spring

Specialists in Hail Damage Car Repair near Cold Spring

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.
Read more about Specialists in A/C Repair near Cold Spring

More Services at This Collision Center

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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Customer Testimonials

Precision Cold Spring was by far the best service I've ever had. The work is flawless and the communications, by text, email and personal calls I received about the stage of repair for my car, was extraordinary. I highly recommend Gary, Eric and Candace to everyone wanting to make their car like new!

5.00

My car looks great - Gary and Candice are always great to work with. Thank you

5.00

Very professional

5.00

Nicely done!

5.00

Great service

5.00

Gary and Eric did a great job on my windshield replacement (again)

5.00

Excellent customer service and work. Made the process very smooth!

5.00

I was treated very respectfully throughout the entire process

5.00

Only complaint I have is the truck was weirdly dirty on the glass parts...looked oily!

5.00

Thank s

5.00

It was a pleasure working with Gary to repair my vehicle. Their work was fantastic and affordable. Gary maintained the time frame he gave me during the estimate. I will definitely use them for auto repairs again if I need to.

5.00

They were great to work with, they kept me informed with everything that was going and they detailed the inside. Great job

5.00

Great work and love how the paint job turned out, thanks.

5.00

Excellent Customer service, done when committed too and workmanship is excellent

5.00

CARSTAR (specifically Precision Collision in Cold Spring, MN) did a great job with my simple repair. They were quick, efficient, and easy to communicate and work with. If I have a need sometime in the future for another auto repair, I will definitely choose CARSTAR.

5.00

I had a very positive experience. Gary was so helpful. Explained everything so well. I am just so happy with their service.

5.00

Did a great job, great people to work with

5.00

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