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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Position the front end upper tie bar (1) 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. Weld seam accordingly.

  1. Weld seam accordingly.
  2. Grind down weld seams as needed for related panels and components.

  1. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the service panel as noted from the original panel.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding.

  1. Position the front end sheet metal cross panel reinforcement (1) on the vehicle.
  2. Verify the fit of the front end upper tie bar.
  3. Clamp the front end sheet metal cross panel reinforcement into position.

  1. Plug weld accordingly.
  2. Install front bumper impact bar before applying the sealers and anti-corrosion materials.
  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
Disable the SIR System. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection. Remove all related panels an ...

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

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Steering Wheel Controls
For vehicles with audio steering wheel controls, some audio controls can be adjusted at the steering wheel. : For vehicles with a Bluetooth, OnStar, or navigation system, press to interact with those systems. : Press to silence the vehicle speakers only. Press again to turn the sound on. ...

Ultra High Strength Dual Phase Steel
This information provides repair recommendations and general guidelines for steel classified as Ultra High Strength Dual Phase Steel (Dual Phase Steel with a tensile strength greater than 800 MPa), also known as DPX. General Motors recommends the following when repairing or replacing this type ...

Installation Procedure
Cut the body lock pillar outer panel 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 Create a 50 mm (2 in) backing plate from the unused portio ...

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