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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the front wheelhouse front panel as noted  from the original panel.

  1. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding where front wheelhouse front panel and front wheelhouse overlap.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding.

  1. Position the front wheelhouse front panel on the vehicle.
  2. Verify the fit of the front wheelhouse front panel.
  3. Clamp the front wheelhouse front panel into position.

  1. Plug weld the joint from front wheelhouse front panel to  front wheelhouse accordingly.
  2. Apply the sealers and anti-corrosion materials to the repair area, as necessary. Refer to Anti-Corrosion Treatment and Repair.
  3. Paint the repaired area. Refer to Basecoat/Clearcoat Paint Systems.
  4. Install all related panels and components.
  5. Connect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection.
  6. 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 Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section. Disable the SIR Syst ...

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

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Accessories and Modifications
Adding non‐dealer accessories or making modifications to the vehicle can affect vehicle performance and safety, including such things as airbags, braking, stability, ride and handling, emissions systems, aerodynamics, durability, and electronic systems like antilock brakes, traction cont ...

Winter Driving
Driving on Snow or Ice Drive carefully when there is snow or ice between the tires and the road, creating less traction or grip. Wet ice can occur at about 0C (32F) when freezing rain begins to fall, resulting in even less traction. Avoid driving on wet ice or in freezing rain until roads c ...

Instrument Panel Upper Compartment Replacement
Instrument Panel Upper Compartment Screw (Qty: 2) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Procedure Before removing the instrument panel upper compartment screws, remove mat. Tighten 2.5 Nm (23 lb in) Instrument Panel Upper Compartment Assembly ...

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