FCA/Stellantis Non-Structural Guide

FCA/Stellantis Non-Structural Guide

The FCA/Stellantis Non-Structural Sheet Metal Repair guide is a document that provides additional information for when a non-structural repair is needed but not specified in the main body repair manual (BRM). Let’s take a look at what this document can help you with.

First of all, the Non-Structural Sheet Metal Repair document is found within vehicle-specific BRMs. Here is how to find this document:

  1. Go to www.techauthority.com (a subscription is required)
  2. Log in
  3. Click Yes on the pop-up window or
  4. Click My Subscription (top of webpage)
  5. Chose a Year, Model, and Engine
  6. Click Collision Info
  7. Click to expand Collision Information
  8. Click Standard Procedures
  9. Click Non-Structural Sheet Metal Repair

It is important to note that in some cases, mostly older body repair manuals, the Non-Structural Sheet Metal Repair document can only be viewed through Internet Explorer.

Here are some topics that the Non-Structural Sheet Metal Repair document details:

  • Safety notices and safety precautions
  • Types of structural adhesives and cure times
  • Preferred welding joint type when sectioning
  • Outer uniside sectioning locations
  • Detailed procedure for sectioning outer uniside
  • Metal fatigue/stress crack repair

Always follow OEM procedures to help ensure a complete, safe, and quality repair.

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