Welding Whoops: Ford issues recall for certain 2021 Ford Explorers and Lincoln Aviators

Toronto, Ontario — Ford has recalled certain 2021 Ford Explorers and 2021 Lincoln Aviators due to a problem with side airbag weld studs, the automaker said in late August. In the affected vehicles, the side airbag attachment weld studs could detach during the deployment of the side airbag, resulting in improper deployment. As such, these […]

Mike Anderson says FCA requires destructive welds

Test welds should be performed even for small spot repairs

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — March 30, 2018 —  Collision Advice CEO Mike Anderson outlined OEM requirement for destructive test welds during a webinar reports Repairer Driven News. In the online event aimed at collision repair professionals, Anderson also speculated that bodyshops were not always practising these techniques.    According to RDN, Anderson […]