All three Information providers, CCC, Mitchell and Audatex, acknowledge that scanning operations required during the repair process is a (M)/ Mechanical process.
CCC has confirmed that it plans to add the (M) feature to the database shortly.
Both Mitchell and Audatex already designate the operation to Mechanical when selected from the database.
Users may still need to manually input the (M) coding depending on the IP they are using.
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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