In-line repair means the operation performed and coating applied to correct damage or imperfections in the topcoat on parts that are not yet on a completely assembled motor vehicle. The curing of the coatingspplied in these operations is accomplished at essentially the same temperature as that used for curing the previously applied topcoat. Also referred to as high bake repair or high bake reprocess. In-line repair is considered part of the topcoat operation.
40 CFR § 63.3176
Terms used in this subpart are defined in the CAA, in the General Provisions of this part, and in this section as follows: