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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Create 5 x 18 mm (4/16 x 11/16 in) slots for MIG-Brazing along the edges of the front wheelhouse panel rear reinforcement as noted from the original panel.

  1. Create a 5 x 18 mm (4/16 x 11/16 in) slot for MIG-Brazing where front wheelhouse front panel and front wheelhouse panel rear reinforcement overlap.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching   surfaces for brazing.

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

  1. Braze accordingly.

  1. Braze the joint from front wheelhouse panel rear reinforcement to front wheelhouse   front panel 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 Compartment Upper Side Rail Replacement (MAG-Welding)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Other materials:

Water Management Description and Operation
Plenum Water Flow Direction and Cleaning A large percentage of water will flow off the windshield area into the plenum chamber drain system and then down the outside on the plenum to the underside of the vehicle. To ensure that the plenum chamber water management system performs properly, the ...

Removal Procedure
Warning: Refer to Cracked Window Warning in the Preface section. Warning: Refer to Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section. Note: Position the vehicle on level ground and move the front wheels to the straight-ahead position. Disconnect battery. Remove quarter window ...

Installation Procedure
Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the front compartment upper side rail as noted  from the original panel. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding. Position the front compartment upper side rail on the vehicle. Verify the fit of the fr ...

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