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My Punto Hit the gate..........

Discussion in 'Insurance & Loan Reviews' started by kannan.suraj, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. Hi All

    today due to my carelesness My punto bashed the gate of my house and had a severe patch in the rear door. I thionk the rear door has some severe denting and painiting work to be done. I earlier had a claim this year for the rear glass and my insurance is with SBI General and its not cashless .My doubt is can i claim this too with insurance ? any limit for claiming for insurance? awaiting your replies

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  2. limraj

    limraj Esperto

    Linea 1.3
    Yes, you can claim it.
    You just mention what happened.
  3. Ravi

    Ravi Staff Member Janitor

    Grande Punto 1.3
    Yes you can, and actually you must use insurance and get it fixed soon.
  4. Mohankv

    Mohankv Amatore

    Oh man.. the dent on the door as well as fender is too deep. Without insurance will be a huge hole in the pocket, For such an incident opt for insurance. Get it fixed soon. Don worry such things happen
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2013
  5. Surya

    Surya Superiore

    Namma Bengaluru
    Its going to cost for the dent removal on door with repainting the entire area as suggested please opt for insurance..
  6. Desigan


    Hope its a bad day for you. I am eager to know the response from insurance company as I am about to renew the insurance fm them for my car shortly. Hope you should not have difficult time negotiating with them for repair.
  7. ghodlur

    ghodlur Esperto

    Ouch, that must have hurt a lot to see the beloved Punto damaged. The dents & scratches are too deep, would need proper denting/painting job. Are you planning to get it repaired at the FASS or an FNG?
  8. DRIV3R

    DRIV3R Esperto

    My suggestion would be to get a new door and do denting work for the left rear Q panel alone, given that you are going the insurance route.

    There will not be much of a cost difference but you should manage to convince the insurance surveyor.

    Tough luck, don't worry she would be fine soon.
  9. royj

    royj Esperto

    Ouch. That hurts. Sorry to see the damage.
    If you are going to give this to MM, the cost would definitely come to around 10-15k
    Since you have already claimed insurance this year, I would recommend going for claim for this too.
    You can get this done outside as well, there are some good denters available.
    Colour matching would be an issue though since this is a TW.
  10. maverick

    maverick Amatore

    MM paint quality is not that great. Their paint booth is not so good, please check the car in sunlight while taking delivery. For my car they had to repaint since the finish was poor and had sand particles. Even the repaint was not that great.

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