FENDER SHIELD







note Refer to the Front End Crossmember section on for the welding point with headlamp support panel lower.







NOTE ON REPAIR WORK <Except PHEV>



REMOVAL



Turn up the front side member outer as shown to cut off the welded point between the front side member inner and the front body frame to side sill brace.

INSTALLATION



Before installing a new front side member, remove the front floor side member from the existing front side member. The welding point between the front side member inner and the front body frame-to-side sill brace is not visible from the front side member outer. Drill a hole into the front side member outer at the same point as the welding point which is visible from the front side member inner. Then cut the welding point from front body frame-to-side sill brace. Then weld the front side member inner to the front body frame-to-side sill brace and the front side member outer.

NOTE ON REPAIR WORK <PHEV>



REMOVAL



There are welding points between the front side member inner and the front side member rear reinforcement upper rear as well as between the front side member inner and the front body frame-to-side sill brace. These are behind the dash panel. Cut the dash panel as shown, and then separate the welding points at the position shown in the figure.