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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 compartment front rail.

Note: Do not damage internal reinforcement of front compartment

Note: Do not damage internal reinforcement of front compartment side rail.

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

Note: Left side only.

Note: Left side only.

  1. Locate and mark all the necessary factory welds of the front   compartment front rail.
  2. Drill all factory welds. Note the number and location of welds for installation of the service assembly.

  1. Remove the damaged front compartment front rail.
Front Compartment Side Rail Sectioning (Short, MIG-Brazing)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Installation Procedure
Cut the front compartment front rail 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 met ...

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Deployment Inside Vehicle - Vehicle Scrapping Procedure
Deploy the inflator modules inside of the vehicle when destroying the vehicle or when salvaging the vehicle for parts. This includes, but is not limited to, the following situations: The vehicle has completed all useful life. Irreparable damage occurred to the vehicle in a non-deployment ty ...

Installation Procedure
Align the body side outer panel reinforcement. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding. Position the body side outer panel   reinforcement on the vehicle. Verify the fit of the body side outer panel reinforcement. Clamp the body side outer panel reinforcement ...

High Strength Low Alloy Steel
This information provides repair recommendations and general guidelines for steel classified as High Strength Low Alloy Steel, also known as HSLA. This type of steel normally has a tensile strength range from 300-700 MPa. General Motors recommends the following when repairing or replacing th ...

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