Collision Repair Industry News

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  • DEG Oct 11, 2021 | 11:00 am

    Estimating Tip: CCC- Nissan Database Update Recent DEG Inquiry 18933 has hinted vehicle database will be available on 10/8/21 UM download. DEG has confirmed with CCC, additional vehicle chapters will start to be available. “Select Estimate Properties on the Estimate[…]

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  • DEG Oct 4, 2021 | 11:52 am

    Estimating Tip: How to submit a great DEG Inquiry New or existing DEG users will want to follow some of these steps to submit a DEG Inquiry: Detailed explanation of the estimating issue Any screen shots or PDF of the[…]

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  • DEG Sep 26, 2021 | 14:09 pm

    Estimating Tip: CCC, Mitchell and Audatex- Basecoat blender AKA “Wet Bed” Recent DEG Inquiry 18844 for Audatex states “Audatex blending formula does not include the basecoat blender application process. If this process is needed, we suggest to add a manual[…]

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  • DEG Sep 19, 2021 | 14:45 pm

    Estimating Tip: Mitchell – Mitchell CEG Update > “Additions to Labor” Update Mitchell has made recent language updates to their CEG (Collision Estimating Guide). One area of updates is the Additions to Labor Time section for NOT INCLUDED operations. “Accessing[…]

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  • DEG Sep 13, 2021 | 16:43 pm

    Repair planners should not rely solely on estimating system information when determining if a vehicle is a two-stage or three-stage refinish process. There are instances where the repair facility paint system being used may have a different color formula or[…]

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