Sectioning and Partial Part Replacement: 2018 Chrysler Pacifica

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 2018 Chrysler Pacifica.

The full OEM Partial Part Replacement Search page for the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica 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, Chrysler has a paid and free subscription website with collision repair information.

The front lower rail and the rear rail have one location in which they can be sectioned, but there are and no partial part replacement at factory seams. The front upper rail has no OEM procedures for sectioning or partial part replacement. Installation for the front lower rail and the rear rail requires a butt joint with backing.

The outer uniside has multiple locations where it can be sectioned, and installed using stitch welds and a butt joint with backing. The uniside reinforcement and inner uniside can both be sectioned. A partial part at factory seams is available for the trunk floor.

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