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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Dual Phase Steel

This information provides repair recommendations and general guidelines for steel classified as Dual Phase Steel (Dual Phase Steel with a tensile strength up to and including 800 MPa), also known as DP.

General Motors recommends the following when repairing or replacing this type of steel during collision repair.

Note: The use of heat to repair damage is not recommended for this classification of steel.

Recommended Repairs

Installation Procedure
Create 5 x 18 mm (4/16 x 11/16 in) slots for MIG-brazing along the edges of the tail lamp pocket as noted f  rom the original panel. Note: Clean and prepare the attaching surf ...

High Strength Low Alloy Steel
This information provides repair recommendations and general guidelines for steel classified as High Strength Low Alloy Steel, also known as HSLA. This type of steel normally has a tensile strength ...

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Installation Procedure
Create 6 x 20 mm (4/16 x 11/16 in) slots for MIG-brazing along the upper edges of the service panel as noted from the original panel. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for brazing and spot welding. Position the body lock pillar inner panel on the vehicle. Verify the ...

Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
Driving with a Trailer When towing a trailer: Become familiar with the state and local laws that apply specifically to trailer towing. Do not tow a trailer during the first 800 km (500 mi), to prevent damage to the engine, axle or other parts. Then, during the first 800 km (500 mi) tra ...

Event Data Recorders
This vehicle is equipped with an event data recorder (EDR). The main purpose of an EDR is to record, in certain crash or near crash-like situations, such as an air bag deployment or hitting a road obstacle, data that will assist in understanding how a vehicles systems performed. The EDR is de ...

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