Lincoln Nautilus Manuals

Lincoln Nautilus: Front End Sheet Metal Repairs / Front Side Member Section. Removal and Installation

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Resistance Spotwelding Equipment
Spherical Cutter
Air Body Saw
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
-
 

Removal

NOTE: This procedure is intended for sectioning a small portion of the front side member when collision damage is minimal.

LH side shown, RH side similar.
  1. Restore the vehicle to pre-accident dimensions, if required.
    Refer to: Body and Frame (501-26 Body Repairs - Vehicle Specific Information and Tolerance Checks, Description and Operation).
  1. Remove the following items:
    1. Remove the bumper.
      Refer to: Front Bumper (501-19 Bumpers, Removal and Installation).
    2. Remove the headlamp assembly.
      Refer to: Headlamp Assembly (417-01 Exterior Lighting, Removal and Installation).
    3. Remove the fender.
      Refer to: Fender (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).
    4. Remove the fender splash shield.
      Refer to: Fender Splash Shield (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).
    5. Remove the cooling module (as equipped).
      Refer to: Cooling Module (303-03B Engine Cooling - 2.7L EcoBoost (238kW/324PS), Removal and Installation).
    6. Remove the hood.
      Refer to: Hood (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).
    7. Remove the subframe.
      Refer to: Front Subframe (502-00 Uni-Body, Subframe and Mounting System, Removal and Installation).
    8. Remove the battery, LH side only.
      Refer to: Battery (414-01 Battery, Mounting and Cables, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the radiator grille opening panel.
  1. Remove the spot welds on the fender mounting bracket.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. Remove the spot welds on the fender mounting bracket front flange.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. Remove the fender mounting bracket.
  1. Remove the spot welds and remove the panel from the fender apron assembly.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. Remove the spot welds on the outer side member.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. Remove the section on the outer side member.
  1. NOTICE: Cut through the inner side member only.

    Measure and cut the inner side member and remove.
    Use the General Equipment: Spherical Cutter
    Use the General Equipment: Air Body Saw

Installation

  1. Measure and cut section from the replacement part.
    Use the General Equipment: Spherical Cutter
    Use the General Equipment: Air Body Saw
  1. Create a backer piece from a suitable piece of the inner frame rail material.
  1. Drill holes for plug welding the replacement inner frame rail section.
    Use the General Equipment: 8 mm Drill Bit
  1. NOTE: Fender apron panel and engine mounting brackets removed from view for clarity.

    Drill holes for plug welding in the inner frame rail section.
    Use the General Equipment: 8 mm Drill Bit
  1. Install the backer reinforcement and weld to the inner frame rail.
    Use the General Equipment: Locking Pliers
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
  1. NOTE: Check for dimensional accuracy before welding.

    Install the frame rail replacement section and weld.
  1. Seam weld the replacement section.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
    Use the General Equipment: Locking Pliers
  1. NOTE: Original panel may be reused if undamaged, otherwise replacement panel will need to be removed from a new fender apron assembly and installed.

    Remove the panel from the fender apron assembly.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. Remove section from the replacement part.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. Install the replacement section and weld.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
    Use the General Equipment: Resistance Spotwelding Equipment
    Use the General Equipment: Locking Pliers
  1. Install the panel to the fender apron assembly and resistance spot weld.
    Use the General Equipment: Locking Pliers
    Use the General Equipment: Resistance Spotwelding Equipment
  1. Drill holes in the replacement fender mounting bracket for plug welding.
    Use the General Equipment: 8 mm Drill Bit
  1. Install the fender mounting bracket and weld.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
    Use the General Equipment: Resistance Spotwelding Equipment
    Use the General Equipment: Locking Pliers
  1. Weld the panel flanges.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
    Use the General Equipment: Resistance Spotwelding Equipment
  1. Drill holes in the bumper mount bracket replacement part for plug welding.
    Use the General Equipment: 8 mm Drill Bit
  1. Install the bumper mounting bracket and weld to the inner side member.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
  1. Complete welding the bumper mounting bracket on the outer side member.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
  1. Complete all panel sectioning seams using typical metal finishing techniques.
  1. Prime the entire repair using a Ford approved paint system.
  1. Sealing work: All areas must be sealed to production level.
    Material: Seam Sealer / TA-2-B, 3M™ 08308, LORD Fusor® 803DTM
  1. Refinish using a Ford approved paint system.
  1. Restore corrosion protection.
    Refer to: Corrosion Prevention (501-25 Body Repairs - General Information, General Procedures).
  1. Install the radiator grille opening panel.
  1. Install the following items:
    1. Install the subframe.
      Refer to: Front Subframe (502-00 Uni-Body, Subframe and Mounting System, Removal and Installation).
    2. Install the cooling module (as equipped).
      Refer to: Cooling Module (303-03B Engine Cooling - 2.7L EcoBoost (238kW/324PS), Removal and Installation).
    3. Install the battery, LH side only.
      Refer to: Battery (414-01 Battery, Mounting and Cables, Removal and Installation).
    4. Remove the fender splash shield.
      Refer to: Fender Splash Shield (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).
    5. Install the fender.
      Refer to: Fender (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).
    6. Install the headlamp assembly.
      Refer to: Headlamp Assembly (417-01 Exterior Lighting, Removal and Installation).
    7. Install the bumper.
      Refer to: Front Bumper (501-19 Bumpers, Removal and Installation).

    Front Side Member and Fender Apron Panel LH. Removal and Installation

    Special Tool(s) / General Equipment Air Body Saw 8 mm Drill Bit MIG/MAG Welding Equipment Spot Weld Drill Bit Locking Pliers Materials Name Specification Seam SealerTA-2-B, 3M™ 08308, LORD Fusor® 803DTM -  Removal NOTE: Left hand (LH) side shown, right hand (RH) side similar...

    Roof Sheet Metal Repairs

    ..

    Other information:

    Lincoln Nautilus 2018-2024 Service Manual: Blind Spot Information System. Diagnosis and Testing


    DTC Chart(s) Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices. REFER to: Diagnostic Methods (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).   SODL and SODR DTC Chart   DTC Description Action B11D6:11 Driver Display Alert LED: Circuit Short To Ground ..

    Lincoln Nautilus 2018-2024 Service Manual: Glass, Frames and Mechanisms - System Operation and Component Description. Description and Operation


    System Operation System Diagram - Power Windows Driver Side Windows Item Description 1 Master Window Control Switch 2 Driver Door Module (DDM) 3 Driver Door Window Regulator Motor 4 Rear Door Window Control Switch 5 Rear Door Module (RDM) 6 Rear Door Window Regulator Motor 7 LIN 8 LIN Passenger Side Windows ..

    Categories

    Traction Control

    How Does Traction Control Work

    If your vehicle begins to slide, the system applies the brakes to individual wheels and, when needed, reduces power at the same time. If the wheels spin when accelerating on slippery or loose surfaces, the system reduces power in order to increase traction.

    Switching Traction Control On and Off

    WARNING: The stability and traction control light illuminates steadily if the system detects a failure. Make sure you did not manually disable the traction control system using the information display controls or the switch. If the stability control and traction control light is still illuminating steadily, have the system serviced by an authorized dealer immediately. Operating your vehicle with the traction co

    read more

    Copyright © 2024 www.linautilus.com