We have reviewed the current OEM service information for the HYBRID BATTERY DISABLE (GN 0702). The labor time has changed from 0.4 hours to 1.0 hours which includes D&R of 12 Volt battery, R&R of HV probe cover and electrical isolation. The time provided for only one iteration as duplicate efforts are excluded as per the Database Reference Manual. All times are before option and/or overlap considerations. The change will appear on the December 2020 release.
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Issue Summary: In Audatex for Tesla the power up and power down is very low and causing some issues with in the collision repair process. It shows .7 hr, but has nothing for all the must do restarting process for all Teslas. To do it correctly, our certified Tesla licensees spend close to 4 hours to do everything in the Tesla repair manual. Please review 48 pg document and re time study the true process of doing this task or provide a clear breakdown of what is NOT included per the procedure in the labor time allowed by Audatex.
Individual Procedure Steps: Power down- Many steps to be done before power down happens Power up also has many steps to re-engage the systems. Must also maintain the High voltage battery while disconnected.
Actual Time To Complete: 4.0 HOURS hours minutes
Suggested Action: Power up and power down need to be much higher then .7 hr-1.1 hr To do all restart action from Tesla should be accounted for.