CCC/ MOTOR: GTE> Labor Time Premise “Trial-Fit of a component to verify dimensional accuracy of adjoining parts”
Mitchell: CEG Guide> Labor General information > “Repair or Align Parts or adjacent to parts being replaced.”
Audatex: DBRM> Page 47: “Does not include any duplicated effort such as test fitting.”
An example of these circumstances would be during replacement of a quarter panel, and having to perform additional adjustments to the adjacent door and/or trunk lid to ensure proper fit of the replacement quarter panel.
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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