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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Create 5 x 18 mm (4/16 x 11/16 in) slots for MIG-Brazing along the edges of the front wheelhouse front panel as noted from the original panel.

  1. Create a 5 x 18 mm (4/16 x 11/16 in) slot for MIG-Brazing where front wheelhouse front panel  and front wheelhouse overlap.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for brazing.

  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. Braze accordingly.

  1. Braze 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 Panel Replacement (MAG-Welding)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Other materials:

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 ...

Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
This vehicle has airbags. A rear seat is a safer place to secure a forward-facing child restraint. In addition, the vehicle has a passenger sensing system which is designed to turn off the right front passenger frontal airbag and passenger knee airbag under certain conditions. A label on the ...

Exterior Care
Washing the Vehicle To preserve the vehicle's finish, wash it often and out of direct sunlight. Notice: Do not use petroleum-based, acidic, or abrasive cleaning agents as they can damage the vehicle's paint, metal, or plastic parts. If damage occurs, it would not be covered by the vehic ...

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