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HOW DO YOU REPAIR RUSTED STRUT TOWER ON A 1998 DODGE CARAVAN

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Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Red replied 9 years ago.
HI

This TSB covers whats needed.


NUMBER: 23-044-02

GROUP: Body

DATE: Oct. 14, 2002

SUBJECT:
NS Strut Tower Corrosion

OVERVIEW:
This bulletin involves correcting a corrosion staining, surface corrosion, or corrosion perforation condition at the top of the strut tower/s.

MODELS:
1996 - 2000 NS Town&Country/Voyager/Caravan

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:
Cosmetic corrosion or perforation at upper strut tower/s usually between the strut and upper load path beam inner panel (inner fender).

DIAGNOSIS:
Inspect left and right strut towers for condition. If corrosion is present, perform one of the following repair procedures.

NOTE: ANY UNDER HOOD LABELS REQUIRING REPLACEMENT DURING THESE REPAIRS SHOULD BE OBTAINED PRIOR TO BEGINNING REPAIRS

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PARTS/MATERIALS REQUIRED

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EQUIPMENT REQUIRED

REPAIR DESCRIPTION:

Repair A - Cosmetic corrosion removal and the application of corrosion resistant materials and/or primers and topcoats.

Repair B - Corrosion perforation removal and installation of 1 or 2 new cap/s and kit/s.

NOTE: REPAIR PROCEDURES ARE OUTLINED IN THE INSTRUCTION SHEET INCLUDED IN THE PARTS KITS.