Alfa Romeo

Contact the dealership service department for access.  This is web based and cost dependent on time used.

Aston Martin

astonmartintechinfo.com provides information on where to access technical information.

Audi

erwin.audiusa.com (Pay site) – this site contains the same service information that is available to the dealers. In addition, they contain specific information for collision repair.

Bentley

erwinusa.bentleymotors.com (Pay site) – this site contains the same service information that is available to the dealers. In addition, they contain specific information for collision repair.

BMW

Contact BMW NZ or local dealership as approved model specific training is often required.

bmwtechinfo.com (Pay site) – this site provides information on collision repair. Subscription rates are available for one day, one month or one year.

Chrysler

Information supplied electronically via the technical call centre or look at moparrepairconnection.com (Free site). Also, some CD’s are held at the I-CAR NZ office.

The following information has been developed for I-CAR NZ with the help of motor vehicle dealerships:

Chrysler 300 Technical Information September/October 2013

Citroen

Information supplied through service.citroen.com (pay site)

The following information has been developed for I-CAR NZ with the help of motor vehicle dealerships:

Citroen Technical Information November/December 2004

Daewoo

Collision repair information is included in the service manual – contact the dealership service department.

Dodge

Information supplied electronically via technical call centre or look at moparrepairconnection.com (Free site).

Also, some CD’s are held at the I-CAR NZ office.

Ferrari

techinfo.ferrari.com (Free site) – this site provides contact information for ordering technical service information

Ford

Contact the Ford dealership service department. Falcon and Territory have separate body repair manuals. A hard copy is available at a cost of approximately $130 + GST. Other models are in the workshop manual as hard copy.

For USA Ford / Lincoln / Mercury – information can be accessed through motorcraft.com (Pay site). This site provides information on body repair manuals which is accessible through an online subscription. Subscriptions are available for 72 hours, one month or one year. Currently body repair manuals are available for the 2002 / 2003 Explorer, Focus, Ranger, Taurus.

The following information has been developed for I-CAR NZ with the help of motor vehicle dealerships.

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Ford Technical Information September/October 2015
Ford Mondeo Technical Information November/December 2012
Ford Focus Technical Information July/August 2011
Ford Technical Information January/February 2004
Ford Territory Technical Information May/June 2005

Holden

Information can be accessed by a CD or DVD which is available from the dealership or gmtechinfo.com (pay site) – costs are for 3 days, 1 month or 1 year starting at $20 USD.

I-CAR NZ may be able to provide the technical information to you – please complete the Request form. There is a charge for this.

The I-CAR NZ Holden Collision Repair course covers some collision repair technical information.

gmtechinfo.com (pay site) – this site provides technical information on collision repair. Subscriptions are available for one day, one week, one month or one year. The subscription covers all USA makes and models from GM including Hummer, Isuzu, Geo and Saturn.

genuinegmparts.com (free site) – this site provides technical collision repair information for a number of late model USA GM vehicles as well as information on the Pontiac GTO (Australian Holden Monaro).

This bulletin indicates Holden’s new position on where spot welding is practical in repair conditions using portable resistance spot welding equipment.

The following information has been developed for I-CAR NZ with the help of motor vehicle dealerships.

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VE WM Rear Side Door Replacement Technical Information March/April 2015
Holden Aftersales Parts News November/December 2014
GM Holden VF Commodore Technical Information March/April 2014
GM Holden Malibu Technical Information May/June 2013
GM Holden Technical Information January/February 2013
Holden Colorado Technical Information May/June 2012
Holden Barina Technical Information January/February 2011
Holden ZC Technical Information November/December 2003

Hyundai

Available electronically from dealerships – usually at no cost to repairers buying parts. Use genuine parts only.

Further collision repair technical information can be found in the I-CAR NZ Hyundai Collision Repair course and some model repair information is held at the I-CAR NZ office.

The following information has been developed for I-CAR NZ with the help of motor vehicle dealerships.

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Hyundai Veloster Technical Information March/April 2013
Hyundai TB Getz Technical Information November/December 2011

Jaguar

jaguartechinfo.com (Pay site) – all collision and body information is included in the service manual. Subscriptions are available for one day, one month or one year.

Many repairs for Jaguar are by approved repair facilities only.

Jeep

Information supplied electronically via technical call centre or look at moparrepairconnection.com (Free site). Also some CD’s are held at the I-CAR NZ office.

Kia

Information supplied through www.kiatechinfo.com.

A hard copy repair manual is available at a cost of approximately $50 + GST – contact the dealership.

I-CAR NZ currently offers a Kia Collision Repair course which provides some technical information.

The following information has been developed for I-CAR NZ with the help of motor vehicle dealerships.

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Kia Soul Technical Information March/April 2012
Kia Manual

Lamborghini

To order technical information phone 001-781-788-0600

Landrover

Information supplied through landrovertechinfo.com (Pay site).  PC and web based – contact the dealership.  A variety of model information options are available.

The following information has been developed for I-CAR NZ with the help of motor vehicle dealerships.

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Landrover Discovery Technical Information March/April 2005

Lexus

techinfo.lexus.com (Pay site) – this site provides information on purchasing online information regarding collision repair. Also included is the procedure for purchasing printed material as well. Subscriptions are available for one day, one month, or one year.

Maserati

maseratitechinfo.com (Free site) – this site requires submitting a registration form and is an online bookstore for ordering service and parts information.

Mazda

mazdamanuals.com.au (Pay site) – this site provides information on collision repair. Subscription rates are available for one day, one week, one month or one year.

I-CAR NZ currently offers a Mazda Collision Repair course which provides some technical information.

The following information has been developed for I-CAR NZ with the help of motor vehicle dealerships.

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Mazda Technical Information January/February 2012

Mercedes-Benz

startekinfo.com (Pay site) – this site contains online information. Contact information is also given for ordering manuals on CD. Subscriptions are available by the day, month or year.

Mini

minitechinfo.com (Pay site) – subscriptions are available for one day, one month or one year to access the information.

Mitsubishi

mitsubishitechinfo.com (Pay site) – subscriptions are available for one day, seven days, one month, six months or one year to access this information.

A CD is available for current models and hard copy available for older models – contact the dealership service department.

I-CAR NZ currently offers a Mitsubishi Collision Repair course which provides some technical information.

The following information has been developed for I-CAR NZ with the help of motor vehicle dealerships.

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Mitsubishi Outlander Plug In May/June 2014
Mitsubishi Triton Technical Information July/August 2012
Mitsubishi Outlander Technical Information September/October 2011
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo Technical Information May/June 2010
Mitsubishi Technical Information March/April 2004

Nissan

nissan-techinfo.com (Pay site) – this site provides information on body repair also there are links for purchasing printed material, CD’s or online information. Subscriptions are available for one day, one month or one year. Another option is to contact the dealership service or parts department.

I-CAR NZ currently offers a Nissan Collision Repair course which provides some technical information.

The following information has been developed for I-CAR NZ with the help of motor vehicle dealerships.

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Nissan XTrail Scratch Shield Paint May/June 2014
Nissan Technical Information July/August 2004

Peugeot

Contact the dealership as many repairs for Peugeot are by approved repair facilities only.

Porsche

Porsche.com technical info– registration is required to access this site and subscriptions to download information are available yearly or by individual document.

The following information has been developed for I-CAR NZ with the help of motor vehicle dealerships.

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Porsche Cayenne Technical Information May/June 2009

Renault

Contact the dealership service department as information is available electronically.

Rolls Royce

rrtis.com (Free site) – this site contains repair instructions and technical data. Collision repair information is included in the repair instructions section.

Subaru

techinfo.subaru.com (Pay site) – subscriptions are available for three days, one month or one year to access this information. CD format as pdf or html files.

Suzuki

suzukipitstopplus.com (Pay site) – collision repair information is included in the service manual.

I-CAR NZ may be able to provide the technical information to you – please complete the Request form. There is a charge for this.

Older models are available electronically from dealerships as part of the model service manual – usually at no cost to repairers buying parts. Some models pre-2003 are still available as a hard copy of service manual. Where available the cost is approximately $165 – $200 per manual.

Further collision repair technical information can be found in the I-CAR NZ Suzuki Collision Repair course.

We have had advice from Suzuki that most of the new Swift models are now equipped with a driver assist package including a radar device mounted just behind the grill. If this is damaged or the mountings are bent then it requires calibrating. Suzuki dealers now have the tool required to enable this. You may need to allow for the additional cost of this calibration in any estimates.

The following information has been developed for I-CAR NZ with the help of motor vehicle dealerships.

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Suzuki Interpreting Body Repair Manuals May/June 2015
Suzuki Technical Information November/December 2010

Toyota

techinfo.toyota.com (Pay site) – this site provides details on purchasing online collision repair information. Also included is the procedure for purchasing printed material as well. Subscriptions are available for one day, one month or one year.

Further information is available from the dealership service department or ordered through the parts department.

I-CAR NZ may be able to provide the technical information to you – please complete the Request form. There is a charge for this.

Further collision repair technical information can be found in the I-CAR NZ Toyota Collision Repair course.

Toyota New Zealand Limited have released a Technical Service Bulletin regarding their decision to allow Squeeze Type Resistant Spot Welds (STRSW) to be used in place of Gas Metal Arc / Metal Inert Gas-Welding (GMAW / MIG).

The following information has been developed for I-CAR NZ with the help of motor vehicle dealerships.

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Toyota / Lexus Welding Methods on the Production Line November/December 2018
Toyota Interpreting the Body Repair Manual July/August 2015
Toyota Integration Relay Failure May/June 2014
Toyota Hilux Technical Information July/August 2013
Toyota Corolla Technical Information March/April 2011
Toyota Corolla Technical Information May/June 2004

Volkswagen

erwin.vw.com (Pay site) – this site contains the same service information that is available to the dealers. In addition they contain specific information for collision repair.

Another option is to contact the dealership for assistance as many repairs for Volkswagen are by approved repair facilities only.

Volvo

volvotechinfo.com (Pay site) – this site provides information that can be purchased either as printed material or downloadable PDF files or as a subscription to specific documents. Subscriptions are available for three days, one month or one year.