2018 Expedition and Navigator Aluminum Body Repair
FO007E01

Course format: Online training with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 1 hour
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Pricing
Gold Class: $55.00
Platinum: $55.00
Standard: $66.00

This course meets New Technology training requirements for the following roles:
Estimator
Production Management
Steel Structural Technician
Aluminum Structural Technician
Non-Structural Technician
Electrical/Mechanical Technicians
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

This course is an Annual Training option for the following roles:
Estimator
Production Management
Steel Structural Technician
Aluminum Structural Technician
Non-Structural Technician
Electrical/Mechanical Technicians
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

Prerequisites:
Completion of the following course is required (for Ford National Body Shop Network requirements):
2015 Ford F-150 Structural Repair Training Course (FOR06)


Please note: To complete New Technology requirements, you must register for and complete both this course and one other role-relevant Vehicle & Technology Specific course.


2018 Expedition and Navigator Aluminum Body Repair is a one-hour course created by Ford Motor Company that provides the overview of the auto body repair of the 2018 Ford Expedition/Lincoln Navigator.  It will enable a technician to understand the procedures for the repair and/or replacement of body and frame components.

 

Course Content
Lesson 1 – The all new aluminum Expedition and Navigator

  • Model features
  • High-strength aluminum-alloy body
  • High-strength steel frame
  • New collision avoidance feature
  • Advantages of an aluminum body
  • Knowledge check
Lesson 2 – Aluminum Body Repair

  • Making aluminum body repairs
  • Aluminum repair equipment
  • Following repair procedures
  • Ford PTS website
  • I-CAR website
  • Knowledge check

Lesson 3 - Specific Aluminum Repair Procedures

  • Body design
  • F-150 and Expedition/Navigator comparison
  • Aluminum series
  • Exterior reinforcements
  • Inner body structure
  • Attachment procedures overview
  • Rivet bonding
    • Self-piercing rivets and adhesives
    • Rivet repair options
  • MIG welding for repair welding
  • Knowledge Check

Lesson 4 - Cab Structure Service Considerations

  • B-pillar repair
  • Roof panel removal and installation
  • Body side and quarter panel repair
  • Floor pan repairs
  • Cab crossmember repairs
  • Knowledge Check

Lesson 5 - Steel Frame Service Considerations

  • Frame construction
  • Frame sectioning and repair
  • Knowledge Check

 

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the advantages of aluminum body panels
  • Recognize the recommended Ford Motor Company aluminum repair procedures
  • Identify the similarities and differences between the Ford F-150 and the Expedition/Navigator
  • Understand the Expedition/Navigator body repair options
  • Understand the Expedition/Navigator frame repair options 

Recommended courses

  • 2015 Ford F-150 Structural Repair Training Course – FOR06 (required for Ford National Body Shop Network requirements)
  • Aluminum-Intensive Vehicle Repairs – ALI01
  • Welded and Adhesively Bonded Panel Replacement – EXT02/v
  • Welding Training & Certification: Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding – WCA03