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Submission Information
Tracking #: 20445
Date Submitted: 06/10/2022
Status: Resolved (No IP Change)
Inquiry Resolution

Estimated Release Date: Closed Proposed Resolution: MOTOR stated: After review, in the Front Door group, Door & Components subgroup, the estimated refinish time of 3.2 hours applied to the Front Door is appropriate. Please note: An on-the-spot evaluation must be performed and agreed upon by both estimators to apply an estimated work time for the additional prep that needs to be done for ceramic application coated vehicles.

Vehicle Information
Year: 2016
Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: E350
Body: Sedan
Database Inquiry

Inquiry Type: Refinish Operations

Database: CCC

Area of Vehicle: Fender

Issue Summary: Front door is 44" Tall and 30" length. Time to refinish door shell exterior surface is NOT enough time. Vehicle has ceramic clear coat which requires additional labor and effort to prep and scuff. Similar size doors on other vehicle chapters without ceramic clear have same if not more time.

Special Labor or Material Considerations: Consider using common sense

Estimated Part Surface Area: square inches

Suggested Action: Increase refinish time with additional consideration of prepping panel with ceramic clear coat vs same size door from another OEM without Ceramic clear coat.

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