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Volkswagen ID.3: Body, rear. Rear cross panel

Volkswagen ID.3 (E11, E12) 2020-2024 Service Manual / Body / Body repairs / Body, rear. Rear cross panel

Assembly overview – rear cross panel

Assembly overview – rear cross panel

1 - Rear cross panel

❏ → Rep. gr.53; Renewing rear cross panel

2 - Cross panel separating cuts

3 - Bonded area

Renewing rear cross panel

Renewing rear cross panel

WARNING

Gases/ vapours hazardous to health are generated when welding, soldering or cutting using tools which produce sparks in foam-treated areas.

– Do not weld, solder or cut closer than 15 mm to moulded foam inserts.

– Use an extraction system during work.

NOTICE

If separating cuts are made too deep, underlying reinforcement could be damaged.

– Only make separating cuts with body saw.

– Rewelding of reinforcements is not permitted due to safety reasons.

NOTICE

If welds are positioned too far on outside, strength could be impaired

– RP weld points must be placed as far as possible from outer edge of welding flange.

NOTICE

If adhesive is applied prematurely, bond could be impaired

– New part must be welded in within 90 minutes.

Observe safety information → Rep. gr.00; Safety information

Only tools and workshop equipment authorised by Volkswagen AG may be used → Rep. gr.00; Tools.

Removing

Rear cross member removed → Rep. gr.53; Renewing rear cross member.

– Separate original joint.

– Detach support of sealing channel -2- from rear cross panel -1-.

– Remove rear apron -1-.


– Remove remaining material.

– Completely remove adhesive residue.

– Sand bonding and welding surfaces down to bare metal, and clean them.


Installing

♦ For allocation of 2-pack body adhesive, see → Electronic parts catalogue (ETKA)

Important

● New parts must be adapted and attached with the vehicle standing on its wheels or straightening bracket set.

– Grind welding surfaces and bonding surfaces on new part -1- down to bare metal and clean.


– Apply 2-component body adhesive to entire surface.


– Adapt new part -1- to fit, and fix it in position.

– Check fit with attachments.

– Realign detached area of support on sealing channel -2-.

– Weld in new part -1- (RP spot weld seam and SG plug weld seam).

– Install rear cross member → Rep. gr.53; Renewing rear cross member.

Volkswagen ID.3 (E11, E12) 2020-2024 Service Manual

Body, rear. Rear cross panel

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