In Reply to: Wife hit a deer last night - '94 530..... posted by Stiegl on August 01, 2001 at 11:33:37:
So if your inner self( take deep breaths) is not damaged, chances are you will not have any mechanical problems either! Your worst nightmare is going to be the body shop! I even had mine done at the BMW dealership and I had to nag about fit, finish, overspray, misplaced headlight covers etc. Just make sure you look it all over real good when you get it back.
Nobody was injured, deer was killed.
I haven't seen the damage since she's out of town, but it sounds more like the deer hit her, since most, if not all of the damage was done to the drivers side front fender.
Car still drives fine - nothing touching the tire, no fluid leaks and the airbag did NOT deploy.
I'm going to have the car fixed. What sort of potential 'hidden' damage should I be aware of? Any help would be appreciated.