Per Toyota Bulletin #176 - Approved Collision Repair Methods: The "Approved Repair Method" is "Open Butt Joint" and the "Method Not Approve" is "Butt Joint with Backing (Sleeve)"

The bulletin can be found at:

For short videos that show how to purchase and access the Toyota collision repair information, check out the Toyota OEM Information page.

Check out the I-CAR Collision Repair News article: How to Find Toyota/Lexus CRIBs

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