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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Align the rear compartment floor panel.

Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the rear compartment

Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the rear compartment floor panel as noted from the original panel.

  1. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding.
  2. Position the rear compartment floor panel on the vehicle.
  3. Verify the fit of the rear compartment floor panel.
  4. Clamp the rear compartment floor panel into position.

  1. Plug weld accordingly.

  1. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the floor panel rear reinforcement, the spare wheel carrier bracket and the rear wheelhouse panel rear brace as noted from the original panel.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding.
  3. Position the floor panel rear reinforcement, the spare wheel carrier bracket and the rear wheelhouse panel rear brace on the vehicle.
  4. Verify the fit of the floor panel rear reinforcement, the spare wheel carrier bracket and the rear wheelhouse panel rear brace.

  1. Plug weld accordingly.
  2. Weld accordingly the weld studs as noted.
  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 Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section. Disable the SIR Syst ...

Rear Compartment Floor Panel Sectioning (MIG-Brazing)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Other materials:

Air Hose Test
Caution: The air hose test should only be used on fully cured urethane adhesive. Otherwise, damage to the urethane adhesive bead could result in additional leaks. Using a liquid detergent, diluted with water in a spray bottle, spray the window at the edges. Begin at the bottom and grad ...

Removal Procedure
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 Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection. Remove the front side door. Refer to Fron ...

Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
The vehicle may have a Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) system. Read this entire section before using the system. WARNING SBZA does not detect vehicles rapidly approaching outside of the side blind zones, pedestrians, bicyclists, or animals. Failure to use proper care when changing lanes may res ...

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