What's A Hyundai Front Side Member?

When it comes to repair information, vehicle makers use a wide variety of terminology for replacement parts. All of the different names can be confusing, especially when repairing a variety of vehicle makes and models.

When searching for repair procedures, knowing what to look for can save valuable time. When searching Hyundai, for example, instead of looking for a front lower rail, look for the front side member (see Table 1). Having the correct repair information is essential to a proper repair process. Without vehicle maker repair information, you are potentially re-engineering the vehicle without the research into how the vehicle would react in another collision.

Hyundai repair information is available for purchase at: hyundaitechinfo.com

Table 1
Hyundai Part Terms Industry Part Terms
Fender Apron Panel Front Upper Rail
Front Side Member Front Lower Rail
Front Pillar A-Pillar
Side Sill Outer Rocker Panel
Quarter Panel Quarter Panel
Back Panel Rear Body Panel
Rear Floor Panel Trunk Floor
Rear Floor Side Member Rear Rail
This table shows the terms that Hyundai uses on the left and the common industry terms on the right.

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