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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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Interior Care
To prevent dirt particle abrasions, regularly clean the vehicle's interior. Immediately remove any soils. Note that newspapers or dark garments that can transfer color to home furnishings can also permanently transfer color to the vehicle's interior. Use a soft bristle brush to remove ...

Shifting out of Park
This vehicle is equipped with an automatic transmission shift lock control system. The shift lock is designed to: Prevent ignition key removal unless the shift lever is in P (Park) with the shift lever button fully released. Prevent movement of the shift lever out of P (Park) unless the ig ...

Loss of Control
Skidding There are three types of skids that correspond to the vehicle's three control systems: Braking Skid wheels are not rolling. Steering or Cornering Skid too much speed or steering in a curve causes tires to slip and lose cornering force. Acceleration Skid too much thro ...

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