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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Removal Procedure

Warning: Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning in the Preface section.

Warning: Refer to Collision Sectioning Warning in the Preface section.

Warning: Refer to Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section.

  1. Disable the SIR System. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection.
  3. Remove all related panels and components.
  4. Visually inspect the damage. Repair as much of the damage as possible.
  5. Remove the sealers and anti-corrosion materials from the repair area, as necessary. Refer to Anti-Corrosion Treatment and Repair.

  1. Create cut lines on the front end upper tie bar.

  1. Cut the panel where sectioning is to be performed.

Note: Do not damage any inner panels or reinforcements.

  1. Locate and mark all the necessary factory welds of the front end upper tie bar.
  2. Drill all factory welds. Note the number and location of welds for installation of the service assembly.

  1. Remove the damaged front end upper tie bar.
Front End Upper Tie Bar Support Sectioning (MIG Brazing)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Installation Procedure
Cut the front end upper tie bar in corresponding locations to fit the remaining original panel. The sectioning joint should be trimmed to allow a gap of one-and-one-half-times the metal th ...

Other materials:

Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
WARNING Idling a vehicle in an enclosed area with poor ventilation is dangerous. Engine exhaust may enter the vehicle. Engine exhaust contains carbon monoxide (CO) which cannot be seen or smelled. It can cause unconsciousness and even death. Never run the engine in an enclosed area that has ...

Shock Absorber Replacement
Removal Procedure Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation. Support the rear axle with a tall jack stand near the shock absorber. Remove the upp ...

Body Side Trim Panel Replacement - Left Side
Preliminary Procedure Remove the rear side door sill trim plate. Refer to Rear Side Door Sill  Trim Plate Replacement. Remove the rear seat back. Refer to Rear Seat Replacement. Remove the quarter window garnish molding. Refer to Quarter Window Garnish Molding Replacement. ...

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