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ASA members continually look to improve their businesses, their staff and themselves with training, education, resources and other materials. ASA-Central New Mexico is serves that dedication by providing a repository of informational sources for automotive repair professionals.

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ASA Resources

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) sponsors NACE. If you go to ASA's Collision portion of the website you can download the Refinish Fliers, ASA Not-included Charts, as well as tons of other helpful areas.

ASA's legislative Web site, TakingTheHill.com, allows visitors to search for any legislation at the state or federal levels that affects the automotive industry. This Web site also will give you the e-mail addresses for your legislative representatives. It will provide you a forum to contact your insurance commissioners, as well to file complaints or to enlist ASA's assistance in resolution or tracking of complaints.

Legislative Updates

New Mexico Vehicles Ruling
--Summary Explanation of New Mexico Attorney Generals ruling of NMAC 12.2.14
Statement of Attorney General Gary K. King Regarding Adoption of Title 12, Chapter 2, Part 14 NMAC (Misrepresentation of Age and Condition of Motor Vehicles). Click here to read statement.
--Vehicle Inspection Estimate Report
--Notice of Delay in Enforcement.
NMAC 12.2.14 Misrepresentation of Age & Condition of Motor Vehicles. March 26, 2104.
--Application for ASA-CNM Qualified Used Vehicle Inspector

New Mexico Damaged Vehicle Inspection Training Class sponsored by ASA-CNM Fees for the Classes are: ASA annually paid Members ($395) 1 Free student and $500 per each additional student. Non ASA Members $625 per student. Go to www.asashop.org for information to become a member with ASA national, you will need to make a phone call and can pay dues with a credit card the first time. Contact the Membership Team at (800) 272-7467. All Students must be pre registered, pre-qualified and all students pre paid by cash or Check made payable to "ASA Central NM." Part of the class is in a webinar form and can be accessed at www.asacnm.org this is a required part of the class and a quiz at the end must be completed. An Email will be generated and the participant will be notified of upcoming class schedules.

Service Information Resources

Insurance Issues

Collision Industry Resources

  • The Database Enhancement Gateway (DEG) Web site allows users to submit Request for Reviews for estimating database inquiries.
  • The Collision Industry Conference (CIC) Web site has a lot of useful power points under committees and reports, it also has contact information for a lot of the insurance heads.
  • AIPT assists companies with bringing foreign workers over on a J-1 VISA legally.
  • The ACAP Web site allows visitors to search for potential employees, review the resumes of individuals getting out of the military and looking for employment and post help wanted ads.
  • Mark Claypool's apprenticeship program Mentors @ Work can assist shops with obtaining federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Labor for your apprentices.
  • PartsVoice offers a free search for parts in the continental United States based on part numbers or descriptions. It is important when putting in a part number that you put it in with the correct dots (.) or dashes (- -). Users must register, but registration is free.
  • The Airbag Solutions Web site offers for-fee features to utilize its airbag software or determine what airbag or SRS system components require replacement. However, visitors can review airbag crash videos and research vehicle recall bulletins for no charge.
  • The SafeKids.com Web site provides information on child safety seat regulations.
  • The National Association of Insurance Commissioners Web site allows visitors to search for consumer complaints filed against specific insurance carriers state-by-state and the results of the resolution of the complaints.
  • Toyota's factory Web site allows visitors to view parts information for free, much like what the dealer sees.
  • This is Allstate's TECH-COR Research Center Web site. It is free and allows you to see several bulletins and sectioning procedures from the OEMs.
  • The PaintScratch Web site allows you to input a vehicle make and model and see all paint codes for that specific year of vehicle as well as the color to determine color codes.
  • The Standox Web site allows visitors to view paint defects with visual examples.

Mechanical Industry Resources

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