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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 body lock pillar upper reinforcement (1).

Note: Do not damage any other panels or reinforcements.

Note: Do not damage any other panels or reinforcements.

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

  1. Locate and mark all the necessary factory welds of the body lock pillar upper reinforcement.
  2. Drill all factory welds. Note the number and location of welds for installation of the service assembly.

  1. Remove the damaged body lock   pillar upper reinforcement.

  1. Create cut lines on the body side inner panel.

Note: Do not damage any other panels or reinforcements.

Note: Do not damage any other panels or reinforcements.

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

Note: Drill hidden factory welds where body side outer rear panel

Note: Drill hidden factory welds where body side outer rear panel drain gutter (1) and body side inner panel overlap.

  1. Locate and mark all the necessary factory welds of the body side inner panel.
  2. Drill all factory welds. Note the number and location of welds for installation of the service assembly.

  1. Remove the damaged body side inner panel.
Body Side Inner Panel Sectioning (MIG-Brazing)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Installation Procedure
Remove rear end upper panel extension (1) from service part. Cut the body side inner panel in corresponding locations to fit the remaining original panel. The sectioning joint shou ...

Other materials:

California Fuel Requirements
If the vehicle is certified to meet California Emissions Standards, it is designed to operate on fuels that meet California specifications. See the underhood emission control label. If this fuel is not available in states adopting California Emissions Standards, the vehicle will operate satisf ...

Engine Oil
To ensure proper engine performance and long life, careful attention must be paid to engine oil. Following these simple, but important steps will help protect your investment: Always use engine oil approved to the proper specification and of the proper viscosity grade. See Selecting the Ri ...

Shock Absorber Disposal
Warning: Gas charged shock absorbers contain high pressure gas. Do not remove the snap ring from inside the top of the tube. If the snap ring is removed, the contents of the shock absorber will come out with extreme force which may result in personal injury. Warning: To prevent personal inju ...

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