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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

Note: If the location of the original plug weld holes can not be

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. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the body rear end panel as noted  from the original panel.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding.

  1. Position the body rear end panel on the vehicle.
  2. Verify the fit of the body rear end panel.
  3. Clamp the body rear end panel 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 Syst ...

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

Other materials:

Installation Procedure
Create 5 x 18 mm (4/16 x 11/16 in) slots for MIG-brazing along the edges of the tail lamp pocket as noted f  rom the original panel. Note: Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for brazing. Position the tail lamp pocket on the vehicle. Verify the fit of the ta ...

Interior Windnoise
Warning: Refer to Assistant Driving Warning in the Preface section. Interior windnoise is not heard when the window is lowered. Interior windnoise is caused by the air leaving the inside of the vehicle through a seal or a seam. Tape over the relief valves to cause added air  pressure wi ...

Tyre Repair
Warning: Tire changing can be dangerous and should be done by trained professionals using proper tools and procedures. Always read and understand any manufacturer's warnings contained in their customers literature or molded into the tire sidewall. Serious eye and ear injury may result from no ...

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