Lincoln Nautilus Manuals

Lincoln Nautilus: Front End Sheet Metal Repairs / Dash Panel. Removal and Installation

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Scraper for Straight Edges
Hot Air Gun
8 mm Drill Bit
MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
Spot Weld Drill Bit
Locking Pliers

Materials

Name Specification
Seam Sealer
TA-2-B, 3M™ 08308, LORD Fusor® 803DTM
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Removal

NOTE: Roof removed for clarity.

NOTE: Factory welds may be substituted with resistance or metal inert gas (MIG) plug welds. Resistance welds may not be placed directly over original location. They must be placed adjacent to original location and match factory welds in quantity. Metal inert gas (MIG) plug welds must equal factory welds in both location and quantity.

NOTE: Adequately protect all adjacent areas against cutting, grinding and welding procedures.

  1. Depower the SRS .
    Refer to: Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Depowering (501-20B Supplemental Restraint System, General Procedures).
  1. Remove the windshield glass.
    Refer to: Fixed Glass (501-11 Glass, Frames and Mechanisms, General Procedures).
  1. If Required:
    Dimensionally restore the vehicle to pre-damage condition.
    Refer to: Body and Frame (501-26 Body Repairs - Vehicle Specific Information and Tolerance Checks, Description and Operation).
  1. If Required:
    Remove the engine.
    Refer to: Engine (303-01A Engine - 2.0L EcoBoost (184kW/250PS) – MI4, Removal).
    Refer to: Engine (303-01B Engine - 2.7L EcoBoost (238kW/324PS), Removal).
  1. Remove the hydraulic control unit.
    Refer to: Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) (206-09 Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) and Stability Control, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the brake booster and brake pedal and bracket.
    Refer to: Brake Booster (206-07 Power Brake Actuation, Removal and Installation).
    Refer to: Brake Pedal and Bracket (206-06 Hydraulic Brake Actuation, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the steering column.
    Refer to: Steering Column (211-04 Steering Column, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the cowl panel.
    Refer to: Cowl Panel (501-27 Front End Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
  1. Position the carpet, all modules and wiring harnesses away from the working area.
  1. Remove the locally obtained NVH(noise, vibration harshness) mastic pads.
    Use the General Equipment: Hot Air Gun
    Use the General Equipment: Scraper for Straight Edges
  1. Remove the welds and the brake pedal reinforcement.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. Remove the welds and the dash lower panel reinforcement.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. Remove the welds and the dash center panel.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. Remove the welds and the transmission tunnel reinforcement.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. NOTE: Left hand (LH) side shown, right hand (RH) side similar.

    On Both Sides:
    Remove the welds.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. NOTE: Left hand (LH) side shown, right hand (RH) side similar.

    On Both Sides:
    Remove the welds.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. Remove the welds.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. NOTE: Pay particular attention to the location of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) material, adhesive and sealer used to aid in installation.

    Remove the Dash panel.

Installation

NOTE: Roof removed for clarity.

NOTE: Factory welds may be substituted with resistance or metal inert gas (MIG) plug welds. Resistance welds may not be placed directly over original location. They must be placed adjacent to original location and match factory welds in quantity. Metal inert gas (MIG) plug welds must equal factory welds in both location and quantity.

NOTE: Adequately protect all adjacent areas against cutting, grinding and welding procedures.

  1. Drill plug weld holes in the replacement dash panel.
    Use the General Equipment: 8 mm Drill Bit
  1. Drill plug weld holes in the replacement dash panel.
    Use the General Equipment: 8 mm Drill Bit
  1. Drill plug weld holes in the replacement dash panel.
    Use the General Equipment: 8 mm Drill Bit
  1. Install, properly position and clamp the replacement dash panel.
    Use the General Equipment: Locking Pliers
  1. Install the welds.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
  1. NOTE: Left hand (LH) side shown, right hand (RH) side similar.

    On Both Sides:
    Install the welds.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
  1. NOTE: Left hand (LH) side shown, right hand (RH) side similar.

    On Both Sides:
    Install the welds.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
  1. Install the transmission tunnel reinforcement, properly position, clamp and install the welds.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
    Use the General Equipment: Locking Pliers
  1. Install the dash center panel, properly position, clamp and install the welds.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
    Use the General Equipment: Locking Pliers
  1. Install the lower panel reinforcement, properly position, clamp and install the welds.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
    Use the General Equipment: Locking Pliers
  1. Install brake pedal reinforcement, properly position, clamp and install the welds.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
    Use the General Equipment: Locking Pliers
  1. Dress all welds as required using typical metal finishing techniques and materials.
  1. Seam Sealing:
    All seams must be sealed to production level.
    Material: Seam Sealer / TA-2-B, 3M™ 08308, LORD Fusor® 803DTM
  1. NOTE: Left hand (LH) side shown, right hand (RH) side similar.

    Seam Sealing:
    All seams must be sealed to production level.
    Material: Seam Sealer / TA-2-B, 3M™ 08308, LORD Fusor® 803DTM
  1. Install the locally obtained NVH(noise, vibration harshness) mastic pads.
  1. Install the cowl panel.
    Refer to: Cowl Panel (501-27 Front End Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
  1. Restore corrosion protection.
    Refer to: Corrosion Prevention (501-25 Body Repairs - General Information, General Procedures).
  1. Refinish the entire repair using a Ford approved paint system.
  1. Sand to remove old adhesive, paint, e-coat and clean.
  1. Apply a Ford approved epoxy-based primer and allow to dry.
  1. Mask off the windshield opening channel.
  1. Refinish the entire repair using a Ford approved paint system.
  1. Remove the masking material.
  1. Reposition all wiring harnesses, modules and the carpet to original locations.
  1. Obtain a new and install the VIN plate.
    Refer to: Identification Codes (100-01 Identification Codes, Description and Operation).
  1. Install the windshield glass.
    Refer to: Fixed Glass (501-11 Glass, Frames and Mechanisms, General Procedures).
  1. Install the wiper linkage assembly.
    Refer to: Wiper Linkage Assembly (501-16 Wipers and Washers, Removal and Installation).
  1. Install the brake booster and brake pedal and bracket.
    Refer to: Brake Booster (206-07 Power Brake Actuation, Removal and Installation).
    Refer to: Brake Pedal and Bracket (206-06 Hydraulic Brake Actuation, Removal and Installation).
  1. Install the hydraulic control unit.
    Refer to: Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) (206-09 Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) and Stability Control, Removal and Installation).
  1. If Required:
    Install the engine.
    Refer to: Engine (303-01A Engine - 2.0L EcoBoost (184kW/250PS) – MI4, Installation).
    Refer to: Engine (303-01B Engine - 2.7L EcoBoost (238kW/324PS), Installation).
  1. Install the steering column.
    Refer to: Steering Column (211-04 Steering Column, Removal and Installation).
  1. Install the instrument panel and console.
    Refer to: Instrument Panel (501-12 Instrument Panel and Console, Removal and Installation).
    Refer to: Floor Console (501-12 Instrument Panel and Console, Removal and Installation).
  1. On Both Sides:
    Install the front seat.
    Refer to: Front Seat (501-10A Front Seats, Removal and Installation).
  1. Install and align the hood.
    Refer to: Hood (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).
    Refer to: Hood Alignment (501-03 Body Closures, General Procedures).
  1. Repower the SRS.
    Refer to: Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Repowering (501-20B Supplemental Restraint System, General Procedures).

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    Lincoln Nautilus. USB Ports

    The USB Ports could be in the following locations:

    On the lower instrument panel. Inside the media bin. Inside the center console.

    Note: These USB ports can also charge devices.

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