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This classification applies to employers engaged in the manufacture or assembly of complete motor vehicles, including but not limited to automobiles, motorcycles, golf carts, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles and scooters.

Employers engaged in the manufacture of automobile bodies (not complete automobiles or motorcycles) shall be classified as 2797(2), Automobile Body Mfg.

Employers engaged in the manufacture of recreational vehicles shall be classified as 2797(3), Recreational Vehicle Mfg.

Classification 3808 does not apply to the operation of automobile service or repair facilities. Such facilities shall be assigned to the applicable Automotive Industry Group classification.

Motorcycle dealers and motorcycle service or repair facilities shall be classified as 8400, Motorcycle Dealers or Repair Facilities.

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AUTOMOBILE OR TRUCK BODY REPAIRING AND PAINTING — all employees including estimators, service writers and customer service representatives

This classification applies to body repair and painting of automobiles, trucks or buses, including outside body dent repair involving no painting, for other concerns on a fee basis. This classification includes mechanical repair operations that are performed in connection with the automobile, truck or bus body repair and painting operations.

Automobile, truck or bus service facilities at which the operations solely include painting automobile, truck or bus bodies and no body repairing is performed shall be classified as 9501(3), Painting — automobile or truck bodies.

Towing, roadside assistance, and freeway service patrol operations when conducted on vehicles not owned by the employer shall be separately classified as 7227, Automobile or Truck Towing, Roadside Assistance or Freeway Service Patrol.

"Roadside assistance" refers to services provided to the vehicle owner under an agreement with a third party (such as a motor club or law enforcement agency). Contemplated services include changing tires, jump-starting batteries, replacing batteries, supplying a small amount of gasoline or performing minor vehicle repairs such as reattaching ignition wires or battery cables.

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