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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.

Note: Front wheelhouse rear panel brace (1) remains to the body.

Note: Front wheelhouse rear panel brace (1) remains to the body.

  1. Locate and mark all the necessary factory welds of the front wheelhouse.

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

  1. Cut the adhesive in the front area (1) and where the front wheelhouse and the front compartment side rail overlap (2) with an appropriate tool.

  1. Remove the front wheelhouse.
Front Wheelhouse Panel Replacement (MAG-Welding)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Installation Procedure
Remove the front wheelhouse rear panel brace (1) from service panel. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding instead of the adhesive noted from the front area of the original panel. ...

Other materials:

Winter Tires
This vehicle was not, originally, equipped with winter tires. Winter tires are designed for increased traction on snow and ice-covered roads. Consider installing winter tires on the vehicle if frequent driving on snow or ice-covered roads is expected. See your dealer for details regarding wint ...

Hood Primary Latch Release Cable Handle Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the front side door sill trim plate. Refer to Front Side Door Sill Trim Plate Replacement. Hood Primary Latch Release Cable Handle Procedure Pull down the hood primary latch  release cable handle. To release the handle, pull down the cable and unhook ...

Ignition Positions (Keyless Access)
The vehicle has an electronic keyless ignition with pushbutton start. Pressing the button cycles it through three modes, ACC/ACCESSORY, ON/RUN/START, and Stopping the Engine/OFF. The transmitter must be in the vehicle for the system to operate. If the pushbutton start is not working, the vehi ...

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