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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:

Installation Procedure
Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the body side outer lower panel 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). Clean and prepare the attac ...

Windshield Garnish Molding Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Disable the SIR system. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling. Windshield Garnish Molding Assembly Procedure Loosen  tether clip and steel clips. Disconnect electrical connector. The tether clip at the upper portion of the garnish molding MUST be repla ...

Auxiliary Devices
If equipped, the AUX inputs are in the center console and allows portable devices to connect to the vehicle using the 3.5 mm(1/8 in) auxiliary jack or USB port. 3.5mm Jack Connect a 3.5mm (1/8 in) cable to the auxiliary input jack to use a portable audio player. Playback of an audio device th ...

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