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  • DEG Jul 26, 2021 | 14:19 pm

    Estimating Tip: Audatex- Vapor Barrier may be NOT INCLUDED Audatex DBRM States that when replacing a new door shell, labor to R&I “Vapor Barrier” is included. An example where the vapor barrier may be NOT INCLUDED, is when the vapor[…]

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  • DEG Jul 19, 2021 | 12:10 pm

    Estimating Tip: CCC, Mitchell and Audatex- Crack Inspection using dye penetrant   Dye penetrant testing to inspect for non-visible cracks or defects is a process that may need to be performed during damage diagnosis, part inspection or in-process after welding[…]

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  • DEG Jul 11, 2021 | 22:20 pm

    Estimating Tip: CCC, Mitchell and Audatex- Recycled Assembly Considerations Utilization of a recycled part for a repair is decision between the vehicle owner and their chosen repair facility. When considering the costs associated with a recycled part it is important[…]

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  • DEG Jul 6, 2021 | 11:34 am

    In DEG inquiry 18510, MOTOR updated the labor for lowering the headliner to NOT INCLUDED with the Roof Rack R&I labor. Both labor operations are now independent of each other, allowing the repairer to determine what specific parts and trim[…]

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  • DEG Jun 28, 2021 | 09:17 am

    Audatex: Combination, Frt or Rear Suspension (Raise and support) duplicate labor  The Audatex DBRM, Section 5-5 glossary of Audatex Terms, defines the term Combination Suspension as: “The Audatex term for raising and supporting a vehicle.” Labor to raise and support[…]

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