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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

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

Note: If the location of the original plug weld holes can not be determined, space the plug weld holes every 40 mm (1½ in).

  1. Clean and prepare the attaching  surfaces for welding.

  1. Position the rear inner wheelhouse on the vehicle.
  2. Verify the fit of the rear inner wheelhouse.
  3. Clamp the rear inner wheelhouse 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 Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section. Disable the SIR System. ...

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

Other materials:

Instrument Panel Assembly Replacement
Preliminary Procedures Disable the SIR system. Refer   to SIR Disabling and Enabling Remove the front floor console assembly. Refer to Front Floor Console Replacement. Remove the radio assembly. Refer to Radio Replacement. Remove the driver information display bezel. Refer ...

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 System. Refer to SIR  Disabling and Enabling. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to Bat ...

Hood
To open the hood: 1. Pull up on the hood release handle. It is located inside the vehicle to the left of the steering column. 2. Go to the front of the vehicle and push the secondary hood release handle toward the driver side of the vehicle. 3. Lift the hood and release the hood prop fr ...

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