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Nissan Rogue Service Manual: Repairing high strength steel

High Strength Steel (HSS)

High strength steel is used for body panels in order to reduce vehicle weight.

Accordingly, precautions in repairing automotive bodies made of high strength steel are described below:

Tensile strength

Major applicable parts

440 - 780 MPa
  • Side dash
  •  Front suspension mounting bracket
  • Rear side member assembly
  • Other reinforcements
  •  Inner center front bumper reinforcement
980 - 1350 MPa
  • Front side member
  •  Front side member closing plate assembly
  •  Lower dash crossmember reinforcement
  •  Lower dash crossmember assembly
  •  Front side member rear extension (Front floor component part)
  •  Inner sill
  •  Center pillar reinforcement (Lower center pillar brace component part)
  •  Inner center pillar

Read the following precautions when repairing HSS:

  1.  Additional points to consider

Additional points to consider

Additional points to consider

Additional points to consider

Additional points to consider

Additional points to consider

  1. Precautions in spot welding HSS
    This work should be performed under standard working conditions.

    Always note the following when spot welding HSS:

Precautions in spot welding HSS

Precautions in spot welding HSS

Precautions in spot welding HSS

Precautions in spot welding HSS

Handling of Ultra High Strength Steel Plate Parts

PROHIBITION OF CUT AND CONNECTION

Never cut and Joint the stiffener front side member (front floor inside frame parts) because its material is high strength steel plate (ultra high strength steel plate).

The front floor assembly must be replaced if this part is damaged.

Precautions
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Location of plastic parts
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Other materials:

Maximum load limits
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General maintenance
During the normal day-to-day operation of the vehicle, general maintenance should be performed regularly as prescribed in this section. If you detect any unusual sounds, vibrations or smells, be sure to check for the cause or have a NISSAN dealer do it promptly. In addition, you should notify ...

Moonroof unit assembly
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