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  • Estimates / Quotes by Email Disclaimer – Free Sample document from Premium Member Area

    Posted by AMN Admin on July 24, 2022 at 1:44 pm

    Include the following text with all email estimates / quotes:

    “Important note regarding this estimate: The price quoted includes only
    the specific parts and services that are listed. Once we can perform an
    inspection of your vehicle, we may recommend other parts or services
    depending on what our technician finds. If you would like further
    information on this, please email or call us. We are always happy to
    provide you with as many details as we can prior to seeing your vehicle,
    however, many things cannot be accurately determined until we perform
    a formal inspection. We will honor any prices quoted for 10 days after
    the date of this estimate.”

    Pat Andersen replied 2 weeks, 4 days ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • Pat Andersen

    July 28, 2022 at 7:38 pm

    This is an ESTIMATE based on the customer’s interpretation of what is wrong with their car. It does not include tax, shop supplies or incidental parts that may require replacement with the job. This car has not been tested or diagnosed by any of the ASE Certified Master Technicians at {your shop name} (looking at a car in the parking lot is NOT a test or diagnosis). If the customer wishes to have this problem diagnosed, additional charges will accrue at a rate of $xx.xx per hour for mechanical problems and $xxx.xx per hour for electrical and driveability problems. The above estimate will then be adjusted to reflect what is really wrong with the vehicle at which time the customer can decide whether or not to have the repairs performed. If repairs are declined, customer will be responsible for paying any and all diagnostic charges and for all tests performed.

    This is an estimate and should not be considered a fixed

    price for all work to be performed as there are some

    unknown factors that could reflect a higher cost of some

    repair items once the work has started. Also , due to the ‘

    rushed ‘ nature of this proposal there may be a higher cost

    on materials and other services not available for proper

    quotes at such short notice.