Recent updates to Audatex DBRM Section 4-2 Labor Exclusions added that “Drain, Refill and/or Top off Windshield Washer Fluid” is NOT INCLUDED in published labor time.
R/I or R/R time for windshield washer reservoir does NOT include to drain or fill the washer fluid.
Washer fluid / additives or Disposal fees to drain/ fill the tank is NOT INCLUDED in labor times.
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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