Cadillac DTS Front Lower Rail Replacement

Course format: Online training with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 1 hour
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Gold Class: $38.00
Platinum: $38.00
Standard: $46.00

This course is an Annual Training option for the following roles:
Steel Structural Technician
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

  • Identify parts related to the repair procedure
  • Inspect vehicle by checking for primary, secondary, and pre-existing damage
  • Understand considerations around straightening steel parts
  • Identify required materials and equiptment
  • Understand procedures for full-part replacement
  • Identify mechanical and electrical parts that need to be removed and must be disconnected before repairs begin
  • Understand welding preperation procedures
  • Identify removal and installation procedures

The Cadillac DTS Front Frame Rail Replacement training program provides a detailed procedure for the removal and installation of a front lower frame rail onto a laminated steel cowl panel. This program also provides a procedure for sectioning the rail rather than replacing it at factory seams. Additional items included in the program are heating recommendations, equipment recommendations, adjacent panel removal and installation, and proper corrosion protection steps related to the repairs.