The labor guides are available in Hardcover and CD-ROM versions. The
flat rate times in these books are accepted by most insurance companies.
Most of the editions cover both Domestic & Import Cars, Trucks, Vans & SUV's.
Some of the editions only cover light duty trucks. Read the titles of each
Chilton Labor Guide Manual editors have
carefully crafted the latest edition of the famous
Labor Guide CD to bring you the most
accurate repair information available. The 2010
edition provides repair times for 1981-2010 import
and domestic vehicles. The editors consider
warranty times, component locations, component type,
the environment in which technicians work, the
training they receive, and the tools they use when
calculating a labor time. To allow for vehicle age,
operating conditions, and type of service, the
2010 edition provides standard and
severe service times, plus OEM warranty times.
Vehicle makes and models conform to current
Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA)
standards. In addition, the
CD-ROM offers a helpful parts
list that simplifies adding
parts to your estimate or work
order, a keyword search engine,
and a calendar feature which
allows users to quickly locate
work requests by day, week, and
month. Chilton's flat times are so trusted, even a
competing publisher uses them!
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