GEN03 - Collision Repair for General Motors Vehicles
Course format: Classroom instruction with written test
Estimated Duration: 4 hours
After taking this course you will be able to:
Identify GM vehicle models and sources for repair information
Describe the GM steel reparability matrix
Understand GM position regarding structural repair procedures that are specific to Chevrolet, Buick, and Cadillac passenger cars, and full-frame vehicles
Module 1 – Service Information, Restraints, and Steering/Suspension Systems
This module will provide an overview of General Motors (GM) vehicles and information about options for obtaining detailed service information. The module continues with a discussion of restraint systems, wiring repairs, and steering and suspension considerations.
Module 2 – Material Identification and Attachment Methods
This module begins with a look at the considerations necessary for repairing different types of steels. The student will also learn about repair considerations for aluminum and composite materials.
Module 3 – Repair Processes
The course continues with a look at other joining methods and repair processes as well as considerations with refinishing, corrosion protection, and foams.