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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Cut the roof front header panel in corresponding locations to fit the remaining original panel. The sectioning joint should be trimmed to allow a gap of one-and-one-half-times the metal thickness at the sectioning joint.
  2. Create a 50 mm (2 in) backing plate from the unused portion of the service part.
  3. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) along the sectioning cut on the remaining original part. Locate these holes 13 mm (1/2 in) from the edge of part and spaced 40 mm (1 1/2 in) apart.
  4. Prepare all mating surfaces as necessary.
  5. Fit the backing plates halfway into the sectioning joints, clamp in place and braze to the vehicle
  6. Align roof front header panel.

  1. Braze accordingly.
  2. To create a solid braze with minimum heat distortion, make 25 mm (1 in) stitch brazes along the seam with 25 mm (1 in) gaps between them. Then go back and complete the stitch braze.

  1. Create 6 x 20 mm (4/16 x 12/16 in) slots for MIG-brazing along the edges of the roof panel front bracket right.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for brazing.

  1. Position the roof panel front bracket right (1) on the vehicle.
  2. Verify the fit of the roof panel front bracket.
  3. Clamp the roof panel front bracket right into position.

  1. Braze accordingly.
  2. Proceed the same way with the roof panel front bracket left.
  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
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 She ...

Roof Rear Header Panel Replacement (MAG-Welding)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

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Inflatable Restraint Side Impact Sensor Replacement
Warning: Refer to SIR Warning in the Preface section. Warning: Refer to SIR Inflator Module Handling and Storage Warning in the Preface section. Warning: Following the deployment of a side impact air bag, inspect the following parts for damage. Replace these parts if necessary: Th ...

Instrument Panel Outer Air Outlet Replacement - Left Side
Preliminary Procedure Remove instrument panel lower trim pad cover - left side. Refer to Instrument Panel Lower Trim  Pad Cover Replacement. Remove instrument panel cluster trim plate. Refer to Instrument Panel Cluster Trim Plate Replacement. Remove instrument panel cluster lo ...

Rear Side Door Check Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove rear side door trim panel. Refer to Rear   Side Door Trim Replacement Remove the rear side door water deflector. Refer to Rear Side Door Water Deflector Replacement Rear Side Door Check Bolt Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Pre ...

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