Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Front fender and fog light detached from car

asked by on

The driver's side front fender and fog light detached from my car after someone hit me.

A: I hope you did not receive injuries to your...

I hope you did not receive injuries to yourself. The damage included with these parts of the vehicle being torn off makes for a costly repair, and is best managed by a collision center. The facility will be able to reverse the body damage, and find replacement parts. It may be necessary to file this situation with your insurance company for a hit-and-run.

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・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Air Conditioning is not doing very much at all

Hello! While not having A/C can be uncomfortable, the problem is repairable. If the system is out of refrigerant, there is a leak present. With any luck, the last technician that replaced your compressor added A/C dye to...

Q: When Should Fog Lights Be Used?

There is a great difference between "fog lights" and "driving lights." Not only are the lights themselves different, but the reason for their use differs, as well. Fog lights are only used in certain scenarios. For example, in times of...

Q: Trying to start the car the dash lights work but there is no click, silent when turning the key.

The shift cable sometimes will have bad cable ends and it will not go all the way to park to start the vehicle. Try moving the shifter to reverse, neutral, and drive and hold the brake and try to crank...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...