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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:

Transmission Messages
SERVICE TRANSMISSION This message displays if there is a problem with the transmission. See your dealer. TRANSMISSION HOT Ч IDLE ENGINE This message displays and a chime sounds if the transmission fluid in the vehicle gets hot. Driving with the transmission fluid temperature high can cause dama ...

Prevailing Torque Fasteners
Prevailing torque fasteners create a thread interface between the fastener and the fastener counterpart in order to prevent the fastener from loosening. All Metal Prevailing Torque Fasteners These fasteners accomplish the thread interface by a designed distortion or deformation in the fastene ...

Exterior Care
Washing the Vehicle To preserve the vehicle's finish, wash it often and out of direct sunlight. Notice: Do not use petroleum-based, acidic, or abrasive cleaning agents as they can damage the vehicle's paint, metal, or plastic parts. If damage occurs, it would not be covered by the vehic ...

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