We have reviewed the current OEM information for PANEL,ROOF (GN 0341). The gross time for the roof is 18.9 hours and has considered all the required operations in accordance with internal Audatex guidelines. No change is warranted at this time. update: Based on the 12.2 hrs shown in the users labor report, Audatex has stated that "the roof weld ops in accordance with our internal labor guidelines are 5.5 hours. " When asked about the 5.5 and how much would be factored into FPB Operation, Audatex response: "It is not possible to share. Solera labor calculations are proprietary intellectual business property which cannot be shared externally."
Inquiry Type: All Other
Issue Summary: From the 13.6 hrs roof panel replacement, 12.2 hrs is allocated to the ROOF PANEL Time. Of the 12.2 Hrs the included operations which is R/I equals 12.6 hrs which leaves -.4 hrs to physically replace the roof panel. The labor report for this vehicle provided is very confusing under the roof section of all the inclusions. Please reverify the labor report as its physically impossble to perform a roof replacement based on the inclusions provided at the 13.6 hrs including the sheet metal work.
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Suggested Action: Please advise. Thank you.