This information provides repair recommendations and general guidelines for steel classified as Ultra High Strength Dual Phase Steel (Dual Phase Steel with a tensile strength greater than 800 MPa), also known as DPX.
General Motors recommends the following when repairing or replacing this type of steel during collision repair.
Special Tools and Equipment
Rear Side Door Check Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove rear side door trim panel. Refer to Rear Side Door Trim Replacement Remove the rear side door water deflector. Refer to Rear Side Door Water Deflector Replacement Rear Side Door Check Bolt Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Pre ...
Instrument Panel Cluster Lower Trim Plate Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove instrument panel cluster trim plate. Refer to Instrument Panel Cluster Trim Plate Replacement. Instrument Panel Cluster Lower Trim Plate Screw (Qty: 4) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Tighten 2.5 N·m (23 lb in) Instrument Pa ...
Front Side Door Window Weatherstrip Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the outside rearview mirror. Refer to Outside Rearview Mirror Replacement. Remove the front side door window frame rear cover. Refer to Front Side Door Window Frame Rear Cover Replacement. Front Side Door Window Weatherstrip Procedure Pull the ...