I-CAR Toyota Collision Repair Overview Course

I-CAR has developed a course around the collision repair of Toyota vehicles.

The Toyota Collision Repair Overview course covers many different collision repair aspects, as well as general information about Toyota models.

Some of the topics discussed in the course are:

  • OEM information sources
  • Collision repair options
  • Corrosion protection
  • Electrical information

The course gives a list of all the current Toyota models including SUVs, passenger, body-over-frame, and hybrid and electric vehicles. Toyota’s terminology of body panels is also given, along with construction materials used in various parts of the body.

Toyota service site information is also highlighted. You will learn about the following topics:

  • Collision Repair Information Bulletins (CRIBs)
  • Symbols in the body repair manual
  • Toyota publications
  • OEM training opportunities

The course goes into detail about factory attachment methods, as well as attachment methods used in the body repair manual. Here are some examples of attachment methods covered:

  • Spot welding
  • Replacing laser welds with spot welds
  • Adhesive bonding
  • Weld bonding
  • GMA welding
  • MIG brazing

Information is also given about sectioning, use of heat, and components that cannot be repaired.

Other important topics the course overviews are:

  • Pre- and post-scanning
  • Diagnostics
  • SRS wiring repairs
  • SRS and non-SRS part inspections
  • Occupant classification systems (OCS) calibration
  • Toyota advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)
  • Body repairs near ADAS
  • Welding on a hybrid vehicle

These are just a few examples what you will find in the I-CAR Toyota Collision Repair Overview course. Always refer to Toyota/Lexus service information for the most up-to-date CRIB information.

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