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DEG Inquiry Number 4818

Issue Summary
The database is saying .3 and it just seems half of what it should be.
Resolution From Audatex
A/C line labor consists only of the basic connect and disconnect of the line. The Audatex labor does not account for additional tasks that may be needed for the actual placement of the line through the vehicle. Most manufacturers do not offer a service procedure for this operation and the vehicles can differ depending on options and drive trains. The actual placement of the lines remain an estimate on sight operation using a manual entry.