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Lincoln Nautilus: Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs / Front Floor 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 and body side 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. 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. Remove the instrument panel.
    Refer to: Instrument Panel (501-12 Instrument Panel and Console, Removal and Installation).
  1. Rmove the front floor panel upper front crossmember.
    Refer to: Front Floor Panel Upper Front Crossmember (501-30 Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
  1. Rmove the front floor panel upper rear crossmember.
    Refer to: Front Floor Panel Upper Rear Crossmember (501-30 Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
  1. Position the carpet and all wiring harnesses away from the working area.
  1. Remove the locally obtained NVH (noise, vibration and harshness) mastic pads.
    Use the General Equipment: Hot Air Gun
    Use the General Equipment: Scraper for Straight Edges
  1. Remove the seam sealer.
    Use the General Equipment: Hot Air Gun
    Use the General Equipment: Scraper for Straight Edges
  1. Remove the welds.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. NOTE: Pay particular attention to the location of adhesives and sealers to aid in installation.

    Remove the front floor panel.

Installation

NOTE: Roof and body side 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 welds holes in the replacement front floor panel.
    Use the General Equipment: 8 mm Drill Bit
  1. Install, properly position and clamp the front floor panel.
    Use the General Equipment: Locking Pliers
  1. Install the welds.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
  1. Dress all welds as required using typical metal finishing techniques.
  1. Seam Sealing:
    All seams must be sealed to production level.
    Material: Seam Sealer / TA-2-B, 3M™ 08308, LORD Fusor® 803DTM
  1. Install new or transfer the floor panel plugs.
  1. Install locally obtained NVH mastic pads.
  1. Refinish the entire repair using a Ford approved paint system.
  1. Restore corrosion protection.
    Refer to: Corrosion Prevention (501-25 Body Repairs - General Information, General Procedures).
  1. Reposition all wiring harnesses and the carpet to original locations.
  1. Install the instrument panel.
    Refer to: Instrument Panel (501-12 Instrument Panel and Console, Removal and Installation).
  1. Install the front floor panel upper front crossmenber.
    Refer to: Front Floor Panel Upper Front Crossmember (501-30 Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
  1. Install the front floor panel upper rear crossmenber.
    Refer to: Front Floor Panel Upper Rear Crossmember (501-30 Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
  1. Repower the SRS .
    Refer to: Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Repowering (501-20B Supplemental Restraint System, General Procedures).

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