Sectioning and Partial Part Replacement: 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

Sectioning and Partial Part Replacement: 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

One of the top technical inquiries received at Ask I-CAR is, “Is there a sectioning or partial replacement procedure available?” To help answer this question, RTS has an OEM Partial Part Replacement Search available. Here you will find information on if these procedures are available on a specific vehicle. Let’s take a closer look at the 2017 Accord Hybrid.

The full OEM Partial Part Replacement Search page for the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid, can be viewed on the I-CAR website. This will give you a good understanding on general areas for sectioning or partial replacement. I-CAR does not have permission to show exact locations for sectioning or the procedure itself. However, Honda has paid subscription website with collision repair information.

The front lower rail and the upper rail can both be partially replaced at factory seams. The new portion of the rails are reattached using MAG welding, MAG plug welding, and spot welding. The rear rail can also be partially replaced at factory seams.

The outer uniside has multiple locations in which it can be sectioned. Replacement panels are installed using MAG open-butt joint welding, and spot welding. The uniside reinforcement and inner uniside, cannot be sectioned according to the 2017 Accord Hybrid Body Repair Manual. The trunk floor and rear body panel have no OEM procedures for sectioning. However, the trunk floor can be partially replaced at factory seams.

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