Contact Us CARSTAR Precision Collision Auto Body - Cold Spring

13928 233rd Street

Cold Spring, MN 56320

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8:00 am - 5:30 pm





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Auto Body, Collision Repair, & Paintless Dent Repair in Cold Spring, MN

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, 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, 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, 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, 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.


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!


Cameron, Paint Technician

Cameron is started with us as a detailer in 2019. He worked his way up while he went to school at the St. Cloud Technical and Community College and is currently training to be a painter. He comes to work each day with a great attitude. He is always looking forward to learning a new skill to expand his skills to help our shop and customers.

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

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 Repair Service 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.

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!


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


Very professional


Nicely done!


Great service


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


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


I was treated very respectfully throughout the entire process


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


Thank s


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.


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


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


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


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.


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


Did a great job, great people to work with


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