Sectioning and Partial Part Replacement: 2017 Lexus RX 350

One of the top technical inquiries received at Ask I-CAR, “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 Lexus RX 350.

The full OEM Partial Part Replacement Search page for the 2017 Lexus RX 350 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, Lexus has a paid subscription website with collision repair information.

Lexus offers a single sectioning location for the front lower rail. The sectioning joint is an open butt joint. There’s also multiple locations that offer partial part replacement, including a factory seam at the cowl. The upper rail has multiple partial part replacements. Along, with a single partial replacement location for the rear rail.

The outer uniside offers multiple sectioning locations. All of these section joints are open butt joints. There are also multiple sectioning locations for the uniside reinforcements and the inner uniside. The trunk floor has multiple locations for partial part replacement.

Check out to view the 2017 Lexus RX 350 body repair manual.

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