Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Collision Repair Overview
VT205E01

Course format: Online training with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 1 hour
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Pricing
Gold Class: $50.00
Platinum: $50.00
Standard: $60.00

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

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.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain FCA’s position on cold straightening, partial replacements, types of joints for repair and FCA’s recommended corrosion protection
  • Explain the repair procedures for the new 2017 Pacifica platform
  • Have an understanding of the history of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Understand FCA’s position on pre- and post-scans
  • Understand FCA’s position on system wiring repairs

Module Content

Module 1
- Historical Perspective – The course begins with a brief overview of the storied history of FCA including how the company has progressed in providing collision repair information. The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, a new platform for FCA, is highlighted. A color-coordinated vehicle cutaway helps to provide collision repair procedures for the new Pacifica. An explanation of the FCA Recognized Collision Repair Facility Program is provided.

Module 2
- Collision Repair Information Today – The next section of the course gets into greater detail and looks at what is included in the FCA body repair information as well as explaining the new material identification codes. This module also covers FCA’s position on several collision repair issues including:

  1. Cold straightening
  2. Partial replacements
  3. Types of specified joints for repair
  4. FCA recommended corrosion protection


Module 3
- Mechanical/Electrical Repairs – With new models having more and more driver assist technologies, this course concludes with an explanation of FCA’s position on pre- and post-scans for collision repair. Systems on FCA vehicles will be identified that may require initialization or calibration. What is involved with each of the procedures will be touched on as well. Finally, this course will discuss the FCA position on repairs to the wiring system.