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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. ...

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Steering Column Replacement (Right Hand Drive)
Caution: With wheels of the vehicle facing straight ahead, secure the steering wheel utilizing steering column anti-rotation pin, steering column lock, or a strap to prevent rotation. Locking of the steering column will prevent damage and a possible malfunction of the SIR system. The steering ...

Rear Suspension Description and Operation
This vehicle has a semi-independent twist-beam rear suspension system consisting of the following components: An axle with integral trailing arms AV shaped twisting cross beam Two coil springs Two shock absorbers Axle Assembly The axle assembly (1) attaches to the underbody throu ...

Installation Procedure
Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding. Apply structural adhesive to the attaching surfaces. Position the body rear end panel on the vehicle. Verify the fit of the body rear end panel. Clamp the body rear end panel into position. Spot weld accordingly as no ...

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