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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Align the rocker inner panel.

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

  1. Position the rocker inner panel on the vehicle.
  2. Verify the fit of the quarter outer panel.
  3. Clamp the rocker inner panel into position.

  1. Plug weld accordingly

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

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

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Installation Procedure
Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the service panel as noted from the original panel. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding. Apply one-part windshield urethane adhesive as noted   from the original panel. Position the roof ...

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 System. Refer to SIR   Disabling and Enabling. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to ...

Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
Warning messages found on vehicle labels and in this manual describe hazards and what to do to avoid or reduce them. Danger indicates a hazard with a high level of risk which will result in serious injury or death. Warning or Caution indicates a hazard that could result in injury or death. WA ...

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