Collision Repair of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL

Course format: Online training with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 1 hour
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Gold Class: $60.00
Platinum: $60.00
Standard: $72.00

This course meets New Technology training requirements for the following roles:
Steel Structural Technician
Non-Structural Technician
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

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

This 1-hour online course will cover the fourth generation Jeep Wrangler identified as the JL including all the major changes. Additional features of this course include comparison page of the 3rd generation wrangler JK carried over for 2018 and the JL, the specific types of metals used, the ADAS available for the Wrangler JL, an overview of their new eTorque system and also authorized structural and non-structural repairs. Foams, sealers, sound deadeners, and adhesives used in the construction and repairs of the Wrangler JL as well as special systems and considerations are discussed.


Course Content
Module 1 – General Motors in 2019

This module focuses on what has changed on the Wrangler JL. This includes an overview of the JL and where to find collision repair information. There is a comparison between the JK carry over and the JL. The module ends with a discussion of the various tops that the JL can have including a new powered top. 

Module 2 – Material Applications and Procedures

This module begins by identifying the different metals used in the JL to include an increase in UHSS, aluminum, and magnesium. It discusses where the different types of metals are used. The module. The module concludes with a discussion of the authorized structural and non-structural repair procedures from Jeep.

Module 3 – Foams, Sealers, Sound Deadeners, and Adhesive

This module focuses on the different materials used throughout the Wrangler JL. The first part of this module focuses on FCA requirements for material usage and applications. There is identification of FCA’s new color code with illustrations on what material is applied and where it is applied at the factory or during a collision repair. The module concludes with examples of where to apply Sound Deadeners, Sealers and Adhesives.

Module 4 – Special Systems and Considerations

The final module starts with a discussion of the safety systems found on the JL. This includes the airbags and ADAS standard and available as options. The module concludes with a discussion of FCA’s new soft hybrid system they call the eTorque.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe major changes to the Wrangler JL.
  • Locate collision repair information for the Wrangler JL.
  • Identify authorized collision procedures.
  • Identity the color code chart used to show what type of material a part is made from.
  • Describe the authorized structural repair procedures.
  • Describe the authorized non-structural repair procedures.
  • Identify authorized materials and where to apply them.
  • Identify how to use the materials chart along with illustrations to apply the various materials.
  • Identify the safety systems available for the Wrangler JL.
  • Describe the eTorque system available for the Wrangler JL.