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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:

Filling the Tank
WARNING Fuel vapors and fuel fires burn violently and can cause injury or death. Х To help avoid injuries to you and others, read and follow all the instructions on the fuel pump island. Х Turn off the engine when refueling. Х Keep sparks, flames, and smoking materials away from fuel. Х Do no ...

Anti-Corrosion Treatment and Repair (Base)
Warning: When applying sound deadeners, or anti-corrosion materials due care and preventative measures must be exercised to prevent any material from being sprayed into door and quarter panel mechanisms such as door locks, window run channels, window regulators and seat belt retractors, as wel ...

Engine Compartment Fuse Block
To remove the fuse block cover, squeeze the clips and swing it up. Notice: Spilling liquid on any electrical component on the vehicle may damage it. Always keep the covers on any electrical component. Engine Compartment Fuse Block The vehicle may not be equipped with all of the fuses, relay ...

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