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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Cut the front end upper tie bar in corresponding locations to fit the remaining original panel. The sectioning joint should be trimmed to allow a gap of one-and-one-half-times the metal thickness at the sectioning joint.
  2. Create a 50 mm (2 in) backing plate from the unused portion of the service part.
  3. Create 5 x 18 mm (4/16 x 11/16) slots for MIG-brazing along the sectioning cut on the remaining original part. Locate these holes 13 mm (1/2 in) from the edge of part and spaced 40 mm (1 1/2 in) apart.
  4. Prepare all mating surfaces as necessary.
  5. Fit the backing plates halfway into the sectioning joints, clamp in place and braze to the vehicle.
  6. Align the front end upper tie bar.
  7. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for brazing.

  1. Position the front end upper tie bar on the vehicle.
  2. Verify the fit of the front end upper tie bar.
  3. Clamp the front end upper tie bar into position.

  1. Braze accordingly.
  2. To create a solid braze with minimum heat distortion, make 25 mm (1 in) stitch brazes along the seam with 25 mm (1 in) gaps between them. Then go back and complete the stitch braze.
  3. Apply the sealers and anti-corrosion materials to the repair area, as necessary. Refer to Anti-Corrosion Treatment and Repair.
  4. Paint the repaired area. Refer to Basecoat/Clearcoat Paint Systems.
  5. Install all related panels and components.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection.
  7. Enable the SIR system. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling.
Removal Procedure
Warning: Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning in the Preface section. Warning: Refer to Collision Sectioning Warning in the Preface section. Warning: Refer to Glass and She ...

Front End Upper Tie Bar Replacement (MAG-Welding)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

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Navigation System
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Rear Compartment Lid Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the rear compartment lid inner panel trim. Refer to Rear Compartment Lid Inner Panel Trim Replacement. Rear Compartment Lid Hinge Bolt (Qty: 4) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Tighten 9 Nm (80 lb ft) Rear Compartment Lid ...

Windshield Wiper Arm Replacement
Windshield Washer Arm Finish Cap Tip Use a small flat-bladed tool to remove finish cap. Special Tools BO-6626 Wiper Arm Puller For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Windshield Washer Arm Nut Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Procedure ...

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