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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the front wheelhouse front panel as noted  from the original panel.

  1. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding where front wheelhouse front panel and front wheelhouse overlap.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding.

  1. Position the front wheelhouse front panel on the vehicle.
  2. Verify the fit of the front wheelhouse front panel.
  3. Clamp the front wheelhouse front panel into position.

  1. Plug weld the joint from front wheelhouse front panel to  front wheelhouse accordingly.
  2. Apply the sealers and anti-corrosion materials to the repair area, as necessary. Refer to Anti-Corrosion Treatment and Repair.
  3. Paint the repaired area. Refer to Basecoat/Clearcoat Paint Systems.
  4. Install all related panels and components.
  5. Connect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection.
  6. Enable the SIR system. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling.
Removal Procedure
Warning: Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning in the Preface section. Warning: Refer to Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section. Disable the SIR Syst ...

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

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Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
This legal identifier is in the front corner of the instrument panel, on the left side of the vehicle. It can be seen through the windshield from outside. The VIN also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels and certificates of title and registration. Engine Identifi ...

Hood Primary Latch Release Cable Handle Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the front side door sill trim plate. Refer to Front Side Door Sill Trim Plate Replacement. Hood Primary Latch Release Cable Handle Procedure Pull down the hood primary latch  release cable handle. To release the handle, pull down the cable and unhook ...

Engine Heater
The engine heater, if available, can help in cold weather conditions at or below −18C (0F) for easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. Plug in the heater at least four hours before starting the vehicle. An internal thermostat in the plug end of the cord will prev ...

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