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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. ...

Other materials:

Removal Procedure
Warning: Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning in the Preface section. Warning: Refer to Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section. Disable the SIR System. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery N ...

General Information
Your vehicle is an important investment. This section describes the required maintenance for the vehicle. Follow this schedule to help protect against major repair expenses resulting from neglect or inadequate maintenance. It may also help to maintain the value of the vehicle if it is sold. It ...

Overlap/Backing Plate Sectioning (Welding)
Warning: Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning in the Preface section. Fit the service panel   to the vehicle to ensure a proper fit. Measure and mark a line at the sail panel 120 mm (4 3/4 in) from the back glass opening and 70 mm (2 3/4 in) rearward from the ...

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