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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. Locate and mark all the necessary factory welds of the roof panel front bracket right (1).
  2. Drill all factory welds. Note the number and location of welds for installation of the service assembly.

  1. Remove the roof panel front bracket right (1).
  2. Proceed the same way with the roof panel front bracket left.

  1. Create cut lines on the roof front header panel.

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

  1. Remove the damaged roof front header panel.
Roof Front Header Panel Replacement (MAG-Welding)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Installation Procedure
Cut the roof front header 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 th ...

Other materials:

Rear Compartment Lid Emblem/Nameplate Replacement (Bowtie)
Rear Compartment Lid Emblem Assembly Caution: Refer to Exterior Trim Emblem Removal Caution in the Preface section. Procedure The part and surface should be 21C (70F) prior to installation. The vehicle should remain 21C (70F) for one hour after assembly to allow adhesive to deve ...

Winter Driving
Driving on Snow or Ice Drive carefully when there is snow or ice between the tires and the road, creating less traction or grip. Wet ice can occur at about 0C (32F) when freezing rain begins to fall, resulting in even less traction. Avoid driving on wet ice or in freezing rain until roads c ...

Checking and Adding Power Steering Fluid
Caution: When adding fluid or making a complete fluid change, always use the proper power steering fluid. Failure to use the proper fluid will cause hose and seal damage and fluid leaks. Clean the area  surrounding the reservoir cap. Remove the reservoir cap. Inspect the power steeri ...

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