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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Basecoat/Clearcoat Paint Systems

Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual / Body repair / Paint and Coatings / Basecoat/Clearcoat Paint Systems

Warning: Exposure to isocyanates during paint preparation and application processes can cause severe breathing problems. Read and follow all of the instructions from the manufacturers of painting materials, equipment, and protective gear.

All paint finish repairs of rigid exterior surfaces must meet GM standards. Refer to the latest revision of the GM Approved Refinish Materials book to identify the paint systems you may use that have been engineered to meet GM standards. The GM Approved Refinish Materials book supplies all approved products, including volatile organic compound (VOC) compliant regulations recommended by the individual manufacturer, and detailed procedures for materials used in their paint system.

The latest revision of the GM Approved Refinish Materials booklet is located on the Goodwrench website at www.gmgoodwrench.com.

Paint and Coatings
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Anti-Corrosion Treatment and Repair (Base)
Warning: When applying sound deadeners, or anti-corrosion materials due care and preventative measures must be exercised to prevent any material from being sprayed into door and quarter panel mecha ...

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Brake System Warning Light
The vehicle brake system consists of two hydraulic circuits. If one circuit is not working, the remaining circuit can still work to stop the vehicle. For normal braking performance, both circuits need to be working. If the warning light comes on, there is a brake problem. Have the brake system ...

Engine Heater
The engine heater, if available, can help in cold weather conditions at or below −18C (0F) for easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. Plug in the heater at least four hours before starting the vehicle. An internal thermostat in the plug end of the cord will prev ...

Installation Procedure
Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the service panel as noted from the original panel. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding. Position the roof rear header (1) panel on the vehicle. Verify the fit of the panel. Clamp the roof rear header ...

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