Estimated Release Date: Closed Proposed Resolution: MOTOR stated: After review, MOTOR’s estimated work times do not include protection of components and/or vehicle.
Inquiry Type: Welded Panel Operations
Area of Vehicle: Quarter Panel
Issue Summary: In order to install the quarter panel we must properly protect the interior from weld and grinding sparks. We believe this is not included and should be a separate line on the estimate.
Individual Procedure Steps:
Technician Skill Level: Average
Actual Time To Complete: .5 hours minutes
Suggested Action: Include this as a non-included operation in the labor time premise. It is in the refinish labor time premise but is not in the body repair time premise.