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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Create 6 x 20 mm (4/16 x 12/16 in) slots for MIG-brazing 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 slots 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. Braze 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 Syst ...

Quarter Outer Panel Sectioning (MAG-Welding)
Special Tools BO-6396 Bonding Pliers BO-6392 Flanging Tool Kit For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional ma ...

Other materials:

Dual Phase Steel
This information provides repair recommendations and general guidelines for steel classified as Dual Phase Steel (Dual Phase Steel with a tensile strength up to and including 800 MPa), also known as DP. General Motors recommends the following when repairing or replacing this type of steel du ...

Frame and Underbody
Specifications Engine Shield Replacement Preliminary Procedure Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle. Engine Shield Bolt (Qty: 4) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Tighten 40 Nm (30 lb ft) Engine Shield Front Comp ...

New Vehicle Break-In
Notice: The vehicle does not need an elaborate break-in. But it will perform better in the long run if you follow these guidelines: Do not drive at any one constant speed, fast or slow, for the first 805 km (500 mi). Do not make full-throttle starts. Avoid downshifting to brake or slow the v ...

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