|501-25 Body Repairs - General Information||2014 Fiesta|
|Description and Operation||Procedure revision date: 02/7/2013|
|2||Manufacture weld joint|
The following points a crucial to the decision of complete or partial replacement of the part(s).
In addition, sectioning or partial panel replacement must meet standardized guidelines or approved procedures in the model
specific workshop manual for a sectional replacement solution in the damaged area.
For additional information, refer to: Body Panel Sectioning (501-26 Body Repairs - Vehicle Specific Information and Tolerance Checks, General Procedures).
Depending on the damaged area, the following points need to be considered when determining whether to perform a partial repair or complete replacement:
Advantages of Partial Replacement
A partial replacement repair offers many advantages for a professional repair of accident damage:
In a complete replacement, the original connections are largely reused.
A complete replacement is advantageous if the damaged body part can be detached from its original connections and the replacement part can be fitted without creating additional joints.
A complete replacement is necessary if there is no sectional replacement solution.
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