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Lincoln Nautilus: Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs / Quarter Panel LH. 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
Metal Bonding Adhesive
TA-1, TA-1-B, 3M™ 08115, LORD Fusor® 108B, Henkel Teroson EP 5055
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Flexible Foam Repair
3M™ 08463, LORD Fusor® 121
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Removal

  1. Restore 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. If required, remove the roof panel.
      Refer to: Roof Panel (501-28 Roof Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
      Refer to: Roof Panel - Vehicles With: Panoramic Roof Opening Panel (501-28 Roof Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
    2. Remove the liftgate.
      Refer to: Liftgate (501-03 Body Closures, Removal and Installation).
    3. Remove the fuel filler door, LH side only.
      Refer to: Fuel Filler Door Assembly (501-03 Body Closures, Removal and Installation).
    4. Remove the rear bumper cover.
      Refer to: Rear Bumper (501-19 Bumpers, Removal and Installation).
    5. Remove the side curtain airbag.
      Refer to: Side Curtain Airbag (501-20B Supplemental Restraint System, Removal and Installation).
    6. Remove the rear quarter glass.
      Refer to: Fixed Glass (501-11 Glass, Frames and Mechanisms, General Procedures).
    7. Remove the C-pillar trim panel.
      Refer to: C-Pillar Trim Panel (501-05) .
    8. Remove the B-pillar trim panel.
      Refer to: B-Pillar Trim Panel (501-05 Interior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).
    9. Remove the rear door.
      Refer to: Rear Door (501-03) .
  1. Position aside the carpeting and wiring harness.
  1. NOTE: If damage to the quarter panel extends above the roof side rail area, the roof panel must be removed.

    Cut through the outer panel only. Possible cutlines.
    Use the General Equipment: Air Body Saw
    Use the General Equipment: Spherical Cutter
  1. Remove the spot welds.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. Remove the spot welds along upper flange.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit
  1. NOTE: Use of a heat gun may aid in softening the adhesive.

    Remove the quarter panel outer panel section.
    Use the General Equipment: Spot Weld Drill Bit

Installation

  1. Drill holes in the replacement panel for plug welding.
    Use the General Equipment: 8 mm Drill Bit
  1. Apply adhesive and expandable NVH foam as indicated.
    Material: Metal Bonding Adhesive / TA-1, TA-1-B, 3M™ 08115, LORD Fusor® 108B, Henkel Teroson EP 5055
    Material: Flexible Foam Repair / 3M™ 08463, LORD Fusor® 121
  1. Install the quarter panel 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 quarter panel upper flange.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
  1. Seam weld at the cutline locations.
    Use the General Equipment: MIG/MAG Welding Equipment
  1. Metal finish all panel sectioning seams using typical metal finishing techniques.
  1. Sealing work: All areas must be sealed to production level.
  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. Reposition the carpeting and wiring harness.
  1. Install the following items:
    1. If required, install the roof panel.
      Refer to: Roof Panel (501-28 Roof Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
      Refer to: Roof Panel - Vehicles With: Panoramic Roof Opening Panel (501-28 Roof Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
    2. Install the liftgate.
      Refer to: Liftgate (501-03 Body Closures, Removal and Installation).
    3. Install the fuel filler door, LH side only.
      Refer to: Fuel Filler Door Assembly (501-03 Body Closures, Removal and Installation).
    4. Install the rear bumper cover.
      Refer to: Rear Bumper (501-19 Bumpers, Removal and Installation).
    5. Install the side curtain airbag.
      Refer to: Side Curtain Airbag (501-20B Supplemental Restraint System, Removal and Installation).
    6. Install the rear quarter glass.
      Refer to: Fixed Glass (501-11 Glass, Frames and Mechanisms, General Procedures).
    7. Install the C-pillar trim panel.
      Refer to: C-Pillar Trim Panel (501-05) .
    8. Install the B-pillar trim panel.
      Refer to: B-Pillar Trim Panel (501-05 Interior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).
    9. Install the rear door.
      Refer to: Rear Door (501-03) .

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