Range Rover Evoque: Rear Inner Quarter Panel

Removal

NOTES:

The rear inner quarter panel is manufactured from mild steel.

The rear inner quarter panel is unpicked from the inner quarter panel, it is not serviced separately.

There are NVH components on this panel, they are not serviced on the new panel. If damaged, new components will be required.

1. The rear inner quarter panel is replaced in conjunction with:

  1. Rear bumper cover
  2. Quarter panel
  3. Quarter glass

Range Rover Evoque. Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs - 5-Door

2. For additional information relating to this repair procedure please see the following: For additional information, refer to: Health and Safety Precautions (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation) / Body Repairs (501-25A Body Repairs - General Information, Description and Operation) / Corrosion Protection (501-25B Body Repairs - Corrosion Protection, Description and Operation) / Body and Frame (501-26 Body Repairs - Vehicle Specific Information and Tolerance Checks, Description and Operation) / Standard Workshop Practices (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).

3. Remove the quarter panel.

For additional information, refer to: Quarter Panel (501-30B Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs - 5-Door, Removal and Installation).

4. Drill 4. out the spot welds.

5. Separate the joints and remove the old panel.

Installation

1. Drill out the spot welds on new inner quarter panel as indicated.

Range Rover Evoque. Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs - 5-Door

2. Separate the joints and remove the rear inner quarter panel from the inner quarter panel.

3. Prepare the old and new panel joint surfaces.

4. NOTE: With panel in position check for access to spot weld the joints. Offer up the new panel and clamp into position. Check alignment, if correct, proceed to next step, if not, rectify and recheck before proceeding.

5. Remove the new panel.

6. Drill holes in new panel ready for MIG plug welding as indicated.

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7. Deburr MIG plug locations in new panel.

8. NOTE: If spot welds are being installed in a joint that originally contained adhesive, the adhesive must be reinstated. Apply panel bonding adhesive to spot welded/bonded areas as indicated. Use the bond path shown in the graphic as a guide, the panel bond adhesive must only be applied in the areas where spot welding is accessible for the installation of the new panel. It is not to be applied in any areas of MIG welding/brazing installation joints, leave a 30mm gap, so it does not affect the MIG weld/braze joint on installation.

Range Rover Evoque. Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs - 5-Door

9. Offer up the new panel and clamp into position. Check alignment, if correct, proceed to next step, if not, rectify and recheck before proceeding.

10. NOTES:

Spot welding is completed when the quarter panel is installed.

Joints with new panel bonding adhesive in them must be fully spot welded on installation

Spot weld as indicated.

Range Rover Evoque. Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs - 5-Door

11. MIG plug weld as indicated.

Range Rover Evoque. Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs - 5-Door

12. Dress the MIG plug welds.

13. Apply a zinc rich primer to any bare metal surfaces at this stage.

14. Apply sealer adhesive to the outer NVH component and install to new panel as indicated.

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15. The installation of associated panels and mechanical components is the reverse of removal.

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