DEG DATABASE INQUIRY
10/21/2017
 
Track_# Estimating Platform Inquiry Category Year Make
Model
Resolution Status Origination Date Submission Date Resolution Date Total Time to Resolve
6405 CCC - Welded Panel Operations
 
2009
Chevrolet
Aveo
Resolved  11/1/2013 3:49:41 PM  11/13/2013 3:22:00 PM  11/15/2013 5:02:00 PM  02 Days 
 
Inquiry Description Resolution Description
Backing Plate
Section4_AreaVehicle
Left rear

Section4_PartName
Left quarter panel

Section4_PartNumber
96462969

Section4_IssueSummary
Insurance company states that insert of backing plates when performing R&R operation of left quarter panel is included with CCC book time for R&R quarter and/or with repair time to adjacent panel damage.

Section4_NumberWelds
12 mig welds

Section4_TypeMaterials
Raw stock from damaged quarter

Section4_ProcedureSteps
Create backing plate using damaged quarter panel, weld to roof rail, set new quarter panel and weld to backing plate. Repeat steps for 2nd backing plate required for rocker area.

Section4_TechnicianSkill
B

Section4_ActualTime
2.5 hr

Section4_SuggestedAction
Shop did not find in motor procedure page any documentation to suggest that creation of backing plates is included with R&R time of quarter or with repair time to adjacent panel damage (weld burn). Shop suggests 2.0 hours per insert - 2 inserts for 4.0 hours and includes material since raw stock was used.
 
IP Explanation
Estimated Release Date: Closed
Proposed Resolution: MOTOR stated:
According to the “Labor Time Premise” of the Guide To Estimating, “Fabricate templates, reinforcing inserts, sleeves or flanges” is not included. The estimate work time required to fabricate the “Backing Plate,” will need to be determined by an”on the spot evaluation” at the time the estimate is written. However, the installation of reinforcing inserts, sleeves or flanges is included.

No changes required.