DEG Inquiry 14422 clarifies headliners being replaced may require modifications to fit additional components for vehicle specific options. Labor to perform “Repair, fitting or modification of new replacement parts (unless part is being sectioned)” is not included in our times provided.

This information is also available in Audatex DBRM Guide page 44 section 4-2 Labor Exclusions.

The estimating databases are all intended to be used as a GUIDE ONLY – it is important to remember that the auto body professional performing the repair is in a position to thoroughly inspect, diagnose and identify the methodology and their unique cost of the vehicle damage repair.

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