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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Remove the front wheelhouse rear panel brace (1) from service panel.

  1. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding instead of the adhesive noted from the front area of the original panel.

Note: Double the number of drills at the flange where front

Note: Double the number of drills at the flange where front wheelhouse panel and front compartment side rail overlap (1).

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

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

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

Other materials:

Front Side Door Upper Hinge and Lower Hinge Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the front wheelhouse liner. Refer to Front Wheelhouse Liner Replacement. Remove the front fender insulator. Refer to Front Fender Insulator Replacement. Remove the front side door. Refer to Front Side Door Replacement. Front Side Door Hinge Bolt ( ...

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 Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section. Disable the SIR System. Refer to SIR Disabling ...

Front Side Door Window Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Position the window approximately half   way down in the door. Remove the water deflector. Refer to Front Side Door Water Deflector Replacement. Remove the outer sealing strip. Refer to Front Side Door Window Outer Sealing Strip Replacement. Fr ...

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