Ford Develops New Job Aids for High-Voltage Battery Inspection, ADAS

Ford Motor Company has announced the creation of three new job aids to assist in repairs involving Ford and Lincoln battery electric vehicle (BEV) under-body high voltage (HV) battery inspection and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), with and without glass.

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E SUV: Vehicle-Specific Body Construction

On Target is excited to begin providing details on the all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E® SUV. With this expansion of the Mustang family, the famous pony bursts into the electric age while still incorporating the same exciting ideals that inspired the sports coupe that is easily recognized worldwide.

More Body Details on Ford Bronco™ and Bronco Sport

On Target continues providing body construction details on both the all-new, full-sized Ford Bronco and the 2021 Bronco Sport SUV, this time focusing on the body-side inner panels for the Bronco Sport SUV, and the cowl panel, dash panel, front panels, aprons and side members for the Bronco.

2020–Current Lincoln Aviator / Ford Explorer: Front Subframe

In previous issues (2019 – Vol. 3, 2019 – Vol. 4 and 2020 – Vol. 4), On Target included introductory repair information on the 2020 Lincoln Aviator/Ford Explorer. Here, we take an in-depth look at the multi-step repair process involved in removing the Aviator front subframe, following Section 502-00: Uni-Body, Subframe and Mounting System, Removal and Installation.

Getting Back on Track: 2021 in Review

As 2021 winds down, we look back at some of the main stories On Target covered during the year.

More Details on Proper Vehicle Diagnostic Methods

In an earlier issue (Vol. 2 – 2021), On Target detailed how to check circuits by back-probing a connector. In this installment, we look at circuit analysis using jumper wires, making voltage-drop measurements and parameter identification.

Ford F-150 Full Box Assembly Build Procedure

On Target continues with the new procedure on assembling an entire box assembly for the 2015 – 2020 Ford F-150®. For the first two installments on this procedure, please see On Target, 2021 – Vol. 2 and 2021 – Vol. 3.

I-CAR and Ford Present High-Voltage Best Practice Procedures and Online Training Opportunities

In conjunction with Ford Motor Company, collision repairers, insurers and tool and equipment makers, I-CAR subject matter experts have published a best practice for a high-voltage (HV) disconnecting/initialization procedure

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