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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 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. Locate and mark all the necessary factory welds and weld seams of the drivetrain and front suspension frame front support.

  1. Drill out front flange of front suspension support frame from above through the front compartment side rail.

Note: Drill holes are necessary for later plug welds.

  1. Drill all factory welds. Note the number and location of welds for installation of the service assembly.

  1. Remove the drivetrain and front suspension frame front support.
Drivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Front Support Replacement (MAG-Welding)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Installation Procedure
Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the drivetrain and front suspension frame front support as noted from the original panel. Clean and prepare the attaching &n ...

Other materials:

Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
The StabiliTrak or Traction Control System (TCS) indicator/warning light comes on briefly when the engine is started. If the light does not come on, have the vehicle serviced by your dealer. If the system is working normally, the indicator light turns off. If the light is on and not flashing, ...

Removal Procedure
Remove the drivetrain and front suspension frame. Refer to Drivetrain and Front   Suspension Frame Replacement. Mark Installation position of insulator (2) at frame (1). Cut out frame insulator core (1) from frame insulator (2). Note: On the rear insulator dril ...

Installation Procedure
Cut the quarter outer panel 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 thickness at the sectioning joint. Create a 50 mm (2 in) backing plate from the unused portion &nbs ...

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