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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Position the front end upper tie bar (1) on the vehicle.
  2. Verify the fit of the front end upper tie bar.
  3. Clamp the front end upper tie bar into position.

  1. Weld seam accordingly.

  1. Weld seam accordingly.
  2. Grind down weld seams as needed for related panels and components.

  1. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the service panel as noted from the original panel.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding.

  1. Position the front end sheet metal cross panel reinforcement (1) on the vehicle.
  2. Verify the fit of the front end upper tie bar.
  3. Clamp the front end sheet metal cross panel reinforcement into position.

  1. Plug weld accordingly.
  2. Install front bumper impact bar before applying the sealers and anti-corrosion materials.
  3. Apply the sealers and anti-corrosion materials to the repair area, as necessary. Refer to Anti-Corrosion Treatment and Repair
  4. Paint the repaired area. Refer to Basecoat/Clearcoat Paint Systems
  5. Install all related panels and components
  6. Connect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection
  7. Enable the SIR system. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling
Removal Procedure
Disable the SIR System. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection. Remove all related panels an ...

Front End Upper Tie Bar Replacement (MIG-Brazing)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

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Rear Bumper Fascia Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the tail lamps. Refer to Tail Lamp Replacement. Rear Bumper Fascia Retainer (Qty: 2) Rear Wheelhouse Liner Bolt (Qty: 6) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Tighten 2.5 Nm (23 lb in) Rear Bumper Fascia Procedure Pull th ...

Installation Procedure
Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the body side outer lower panel as noted from the original panel. Note: If the location of the original plug weld holes can not be determined, space the plug weld holes every 40 mm (1½ in). Clean and prepare the attac ...

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. Disable the SIR System. Refer to SIR  Dis ...

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