Core Charges NOT INCLUDED

January 2, 2023
Danny

Estimating Tip- All Three- Core Charges

Mitchell DEG Inquiry 21441 :

“Processing cores/returns for credit required by OEM’s has not been factored into the labor allowance.”

CCC/MOTOR DEG Inquiry 17414:

“Processing and administrative tasks related to parts core returns are not factored into MOTOR Estimated Work Times.”

Audatex DBRM Page 35:

“Core Charges: Core charges may be required when purchasing some types of parts. The pricing provided by Audatex does not include any core charges (e.g. OEM, PXN, PXS, remanufactured bumpers, wheels, etc). When necessary the need for core charges should be understood by all parties involved.”

More information about core charges can viewed in this SCRS Quick Tips: “Don’t Overlook Core Charges” video.

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