Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Front bumper has a medium size hole 2011 Kia Sorrento

asked by on

My fiance was driving my car to work and he hit a tree branch, and it damaged my front bumper with a medium size hole and some cracks near the hole, my question is about how much would it cost to get it repaired? I would send a picture but Ithe doesn't seem like I can add one. Please let me know what you think. Thank you very much!

My car has 93000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello - unfortunately, this is not a repair YourMechanic can offer at this time. This task is best handled by a collision repair estimator at a reputable paint and body shop. S/he is trained to evaluate visible and not-so-visible damage, and the costs to repair. Contact a reputable paint and body shop in your area for an estimate and repair.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: The multi-information screen is not showing the outside thermometer. Also, I lost all function to certain components of the car.

Hello, thanks for writing to YourMechanic. This system is notoriously difficult to use! However, Mitsubishi has produced a series of "Help" videos to make this a bit easier for their owners. Check out Mitsubishi's own How-To-Video's about this information system....

Q: Is my ECM malfunctioning?

Unfortunately, without additional detail as to the codes showing up, there is no way to diagnose what the issues may be. The alternator may be functioning intermittently without having a dramatic impact on the charging system for example. I would...

Q: Car takes 7-10 seconds to turn over and crank. VDC and Slip Lights are on.

Hi there. Typically, when a vehicle is hard to ignite, it's related to ignition timing. However, there is no need to spend $2,500 from the dealership on that type of repair. The best thing you can do is contact one...

Related articles

How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.