Repairer Driven News: Toyota Warns Against Painting Flanges Before Attaching Auto Glass

Auto glass has long been considered an important part of a vehicle’s structure. In a publication released by Repairer Driven News (RDN), Toyota discusses how their pinch weld flanges are prepared in a way that “provides the best paint adhesion and corrosion protection and creates the perfect bonding surface for glass.”

As a result, the final OEM paint finish is usually too complex for a repair shop to replicate, and Toyota advises shops to not attempt it. Toyota instructs shops to save as much of the e-coat as possible. In the event that a full replacement is necessary, there is an epoxy primer that Toyota recommends.

Visit Repairer Driven News for the full Toyota Warns Body Shops Not To Paint Some Flanges Before Attaching Auto Glass article.

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