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  • DEG Apr 19, 2021 | 02:03 am

    Estimating Tip: Mitchell – Carpet/ insulation Pull Back vs Full R&I Mitchell Collision Estimating Guide (CEG) replacement procedures may include “loosen and pullback carpet and/or insulation as required” as part of the welded panel replacement operation. Recent DEG Inquiry 18042[…]

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  • DEG Apr 12, 2021 | 16:05 pm

    Estimating Tip: CCC- Manual adjustments for section operations CCC/MOTOR GTE (P Pages) Special Precautions > Sectioning  “Some sectioning operations are not subject to Overlap Operations listed in the Headnotes of varying component groups. Adjacent components factored into Overlap Operation considerations[…]

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  • DEG Apr 5, 2021 | 12:18 pm

    Estimating Tip: CCC- Door w ’strips on body r/I NOT INCLUDED When R&I of headliner is performed, CCC/MOTOR the GTE states “Weatherstrip D&R” (Disconnect & Reconnect) is included. “Weatherstrip R&I” (Remove & Install) is NOT INCLUDED. CCC users should note[…]

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  • DEG Mar 28, 2021 | 17:51 pm

    Estimating Tip: Audatex Estimating “QAPTER” > Database Search Function Audatex users that have recently updated to the newer version on Qapter estimating will come across a new look and feel of the entire estimating system from Audatex. Some enhancements made[…]

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  • DEG Mar 21, 2021 | 21:57 pm

    Estimating Tip: CCC, Mitchell and Audatex- Additional preparation stone guard & textured areas Some vehicles may come from the OEM with chip guard/ stone guard applied to the rocker areas under the painted areas. There may be instances where a[…]

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