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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Dual Phase Steel

This information provides repair recommendations and general guidelines for steel classified as Dual Phase Steel (Dual Phase Steel with a tensile strength up to and including 800 MPa), also known as DP.

General Motors recommends the following when repairing or replacing this type of steel during collision repair.

Note: The use of heat to repair damage is not recommended for this classification of steel.

Recommended Repairs

Installation Procedure
Create 5 x 18 mm (4/16 x 11/16 in) slots for MIG-brazing along the edges of the tail lamp pocket as noted f  rom the original panel. Note: Clean and prepare the attaching surf ...

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 ...

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Tracing Powder or Chalk Test
Clean the weatherstrips and the contact surfaces with cleaning solvent. Apply powder or chalk in an unbroken line to the contact surface of the weatherstrip surrounding the perimeter of the suspected areas. Close the panel completely without slamming the panel. Closing the panel comple ...

Rear Compartment Lid Emblem/Nameplate Replacement (VCDi)
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 ...

Automatic Headlamp System
When it is dark enough outside and the exterior lamp control is in the automatic position, the headlamps come on automatically. The vehicle has a light sensor on top of the instrument panel. Make sure it is not covered, or the headlamps will be on when they are not needed. The system may als ...

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