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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Align the rear compartment floor panel.

  1. Drill 4 mm (3/16 in) for rivets along the edges of the rear compartment floor were you cant apply a resistance spot welder.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for   spot welding and riveting.
  3. Apply structural adhesive to all attaching surfaces.
  4. Position the rear compartment floor panel on the vehicle.
  5. Verify the fit of the rear compartment floor panel.
  6. Clamp the rear compartment floor panel into position.
  7. Rivet the rear compartment floor panel.

  1. Spot weld accordingly.

  1. Create 5 x 18 mm (4/16 x 11/16 in) slots for MIG-brazing 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 brazing.
  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. Braze 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 Wheelhouse Panel Replacement (MAG-Welding)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Other materials:

Inflatable Restraint Module Handling and Scrapping
Special Tools EL-38826 SIR Deployment Harness EL-39401-B SIR Deployment Fixture For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Live and Undeployed Inflator Module Warning: Refer to SIR Inflator Module Handling and Storage Warning in the Preface section. Take special care when h ...

Washer Fluid
What to Use When windshield washer fluid is needed, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If operating the vehicle in an area where the temperature may fall below freezing, use a fluid that has sufficient protection against freezing. Adding Washer Fluid Open the ca ...

Inflatable Restraint Roof Rail Modules
The roof rail modules are located under the headliner extending from the front windshield pillar to the rear window pillar. The roof rail modules contain a housing, inflatable air bag, initiating device, and a canister of gas generating material. The initiator is part of the roof rail module d ...

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