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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:

Cigarette Lighter
For vehicles with a cigarette lighter, it is on the center floor console near the shift lever. To activate the cigarette lighter, push it into the heating element and let go. When the lighter is ready it will pop back out. Notice: Holding a cigarette lighter in while it is heating does not l ...

Steering Column Replacement (Right Hand Drive)
Caution: With wheels of the vehicle facing straight ahead, secure the steering wheel utilizing steering column anti-rotation pin, steering column lock, or a strap to prevent rotation. Locking of the steering column will prevent damage and a possible malfunction of the SIR system. The steering ...

Removal Procedure
Support the radiator and condenser from above using the  condenser tabs on each side. Remove the lower steering intermediate shaft bolt (1). Raise the vehicle on a hoist. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the tire and wheel assemblies. Refer to Tire and Wheel Remov ...

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