Acura RL 1996 2004 Workshop Manual Body Repair PDF

CAUTION
Detailed descriptions of standard workshop procedures, safety principles and service operations are
not included. Please note that this manual does contain warnings and cautions against some specific
service methods which could cause PERSONAL INJURY, damage a vehicle, or make it unsafe.
Please understand that these warnings cannot cover all conceivable ways in which service, whether
or not recommended by Honda, might be done or of the possible hazardous consequences of each
conceivable way, nor could Honda investigate all such ways. Anyone using service procedures or
tools, whether or not recommended by Honda, must satisfy himself thoroughly that neither personal
safety or vehicle safety will be jeopardized.
CAUTION
Indicates a possibility of personal injury or equipment damage if instructions are not followed.
WARNING
Indicates a strong possibility of severe personal injury or death if instructions are not followed.
Special Information
All information contained in this manual is based on the latest product information available at the time of
printing. We reserve the right to make changes at any time without notice. No part of this publication may be
reproduced, stored in retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical,
photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher. This includes
text, figures and tables.
This manual covers the repairs of a 1996-2004 Acura 3.5RL that has been involved in an accident,
and it describes the work related to the replacement of damaged body parts.
Please read through these instructions and familiarize yourself with them before actually using this
manual.
NOTE: Refer to the applicable 1996-2004 Acura 3.5RL Service Manual and Supplements for
specifications, wire harness locations, safety stand support points, etc.
How to Use This Manual
NOTE: Gives helpful information.
HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
Service Publication Office
First Edition 1/96 142 pages
All Rights Reserved
Preparation of
Work
1
Welding Methods/
Repair Tools
2
General
Information
3
Replacement
4
Cross Section
of Body and
Sealants
5
INTRODUCTION
B
Body
Dimensional
Drawings
6
Rust-preventive
Treatments
7
Body Paint
Repair
8
Resin Parts
Paint Repair
(Exterior)
9
Paint Repair
Service Precautions
General Safety
Precautions
1996-2004 Acura 3.5RL Body Repair Manual

Summary of Content

CAUTIONDetailed descriptions of standard workshop procedures, safety principles and service operations arenot included. Please note that this manual does contain warnings and cautions against some specificservice methods which could cause PERSONAL INJURY, damage a vehicle, or make it unsafe.Please understand that these warnings cannot cover all conceivable ways in which service, whetheror not recommended by Honda, might be done or of the possible hazardous consequences of eachconceivable way, nor could Honda investigate all such ways. Anyone using service procedures ortools, whether or not recommended by Honda, must satisfy himself thoroughly that neither personalsafety or vehicle safety will be jeopardized.CAUTIONIndicates a possibility of personal injury or equipment damage if instructions are not followed.WARNINGIndicates a strong possibility of severe personal injury or death if instructions are not followed.Special InformationAll information contained in this manual is based on the latest product information available at the time ofprinting. We reserve the right to make changes at any time without notice. No part of this publication may bereproduced, stored in retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical,photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher. This includestext, figures and tables.This manual covers the repairs of a 1996-2004 Acura 3.5RL that has been involved in an accident, and it describes the work related to the replacement of damaged body parts.Please read through these instructions and familiarize yourself with them before actually using thismanual.NOTE: Refer to the applicable 1996-2004 Acura 3.5RL Service Manual and Supplements forspecifications, wire harness locations, safety stand support points, etc.How to Use This ManualNOTE: Gives helpful information.HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.Service Publication OfficeFirst Edition 1/96 142 pagesAll Rights ReservedPreparation of Work1Welding Methods/ Repair Tools2GeneralInformation3Replacement4Cross Sectionof Body andSealants5INTRODUCTIONBBodyDimensionalDrawings6Rust-preventiveTreatments7Body PaintRepair8Resin PartsPaint Repair(Exterior)9Paint RepairService PrecautionsGeneral SafetyPrecautions1996-2004 Acura 3.5RL Body Repair Manual