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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Hood Replacement

Warning: When a hood hold open device is being removed or installed,

Warning: When a hood hold open device is being removed or installed, provide alternate support to avoid the possibility of damage to the vehicle or personal injury.

Preliminary Procedure

Remove the windshield washer nozzle hose. Refer to Windshield Washer Nozzle Hose Replacement.

  1. Hood Hinge Reinforcement Nut (Qty: 4) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

    Tighten 26 Nm (19 lb ft)

  2. Hood

Procedure

  1. Transfer   components as necessary.
  2. Adjust hood as needed. Refer to Hood Adjustment.

Front Fender Insulator Replacement

Preliminary Procedure

Preliminary Procedure

Remove the front wheelhouse liner. Refer to Front Wheelhouse Liner Replacement.

  1. Front Fender Insulator Retainer
  2. Front Fender Insulator

Hood Insulator Replacement

  1. Hood Insulator Retainer (Qty: 9)
  2. Hood Insulator
Hood Adjustment
Hood Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Procedure Loosen the hood hinge reinforcement nuts (Qty: 4). Adjust the hood in order to obtain an even gap on both sides be ...

Hood Primary and Secondary Latch Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the front bumper fascia. Refer to Front  Bumper Fascia Replacement. Remove the radiator grille support reinforcement. Refer to Radiator Grille Reinfor ...

Other materials:

Cigarette Lighter
For vehicles with a cigarette lighter, it is on the center floor console near the shift lever. To activate the cigarette lighter, push it into the heating element and let go. When the lighter is ready it will pop back out. Notice: Holding a cigarette lighter in while it is heating does not l ...

Installation Procedure
Cut the body lock pillar outer 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 thickness at the sectioning joint Create a 50 mm (2 in) backing plate from the unused portio ...

Cooling System
The cooling system allows the engine to maintain the correct working temperature. 1.4L L4 Engine Shown, 1.8L L4 Engine Similar 1. Engine Cooling Fan (Out of View) 2. Engine Coolant Surge Tank and Pressure Cap WARNING An electric engine cooling fan under the hood can start up even when the eng ...

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