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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:

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 t ...

Wheel Stud Replacement
Special Tools CH-43631 Ball Joint Remover For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Removal Procedure Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installati ...

Rear Compartment Lid Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the rear compartment lid inner panel trim. Refer to Rear Compartment Lid Inner Panel Trim Replacement. Rear Compartment Lid Hinge Bolt (Qty: 4) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Tighten 9 Nm (80 lb ft) Rear Compartment Lid ...

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