Be cautious about tacking on fees to repair orders

Originally published December 28, 2010, on Autonews.com:

We’ve taken a look at how dealers must be careful about adding fees to the vehicle price because these processing fees are often regulated by the state. 

However, the fees dealers commonly charge in the shop to recover the cost of supplies or compliance with environmental rules often aren’t regulated. The “regulatory calm,” though, might not last, says McLean, Virginia, dealer attorney Mike Charapp.

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