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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Align the body side outer panel reinforcement.

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

  1. Position the body side outer panel reinforcement on the vehicle.
  2. Verify the fit of the body side outer panel reinforcement.
  3. Clamp the body side outer panel reinforcement 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 Collision Sectioning Warning in the Preface section. Warning: Refer to Glass and She ...

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

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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  Dis ...

Installation Procedure
Apply structural adhesive on the flanges of the rear side door inner panel where the rear side door outer panel bears on. Align the rear side door outer panel. Verify the fit of the rear side door outer panel. Clamp the rear side door outer  panel into position. Pre-fla ...

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 Bat ...

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