Home Auto Repair 2005-2007 Pontiac Montana Quarter Panel Replacement – Upper

2005-2007 Pontiac Montana Quarter Panel Replacement – Upper


Download Removal Procedure Caution Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Caution in Cautions and Notices. Important Section in specified areas only. Sectioning outside of these areas may compromise the structural integrity of the vehicle. The quarter panel can be replaced at factory seams, but requires the roof flange spot welds to be removed along the top of the quarter panel. Important When replacing panels that involve servicing of stationary glass, Refer to Urethane Adhesive Installation of Stationary Windows before performing any priming or refinishing. 1. Disable the SIR system. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling Zones in SIR. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnect/Connect Procedure in Engine Electrical. 3. Remove all related panels and components. 4. Repair as much of the damage as possible to factory specifications. Refer to Dimensions – Body . 5. Note the location and remove the sealers and anti-corrosion materials from the repair area, as necessary. Refer to Anti-Corrosion Treatment and Repair in Paint and Coatings. 6. Remove the lower quarter panel. Refer to Quarter Panel Replacement – Lower . Important Do not damage any inner panels or reinforcements. 7. Cut the panel where sectioning is to be performed. 8. Locate and drill out all factory welds. Note the number and location of the welds for installations of the service part.