Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) - Straightening and Heat
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has a Collision Bulletin that has the requirements for the use of heat when straightening.
FCA Collision Bulletin Number: 31-001-11 Use of Heat to Straighten Damaged Components details the FCA heating recommendations. Per the collision bulletin, "Any damaged body panel or frame component, which is to be repaired, must be repaired using the “cold straightening” method. No heat may be used during the straightening process."
The full collision bulletin is available here. Other collision bulletins for FCA are also available free of charge here and at www.moparrepairconnection.com. The collision bulletins are also available at the FCA pay site: www.techauthority.com.
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