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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. ...

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
Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the brake rotor. Refer to Front Brake Rotor Replacement. Remove the wheel speed sensor screw (2). Remove the wheel speed sensor (1) from the steering knuckle. Remove the wheel drive shaft from the fron ...

Automatic Headlamp System
When it is dark enough outside and the exterior lamp control is in the automatic position, the headlamps come on automatically. The vehicle has a light sensor on top of the instrument panel. Make sure it is not covered, or the headlamps will be on when they are not needed. The system may als ...

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