SCRS Members,

Pre-Fit Not Included in Audatex DEG inquiry 2491 shows that pre-fit in Audatex is a not included operation.

"We have reviewed your inquiry and in the reference manual section 4-3, Replacement & Recycled Operations there is a statement under Included Operations (Front End Cover/Panel),... Reasonable adjustment and alignment [as defined by the manufacturer using conventional fasteners and/or hardware]. Our labor includes time for normal adjustment and alignment for fit, one time. If a part needs to be removed multiple times to duplicate these efforts, that is not included in our 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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