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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Remove the front wheelhouse rear panel brace (1) from service panel.

  1. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding instead of the adhesive noted from the front area of the original panel.

Note: Double the number of drills at the flange where front

Note: Double the number of drills at the flange where front wheelhouse panel and front compartment side rail overlap (1).

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

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

  1. Plug weld 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 (MIG-Brazing)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Other materials:

Rear Bumper Impact Bar Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the rear bumper fascia. Refer to Rear Bumper Fascia Replacement. Rear Bumper Energy Absorber Nut (Qty: 6) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Tighten 40 Nm (30 lb ft) Rear Bumper Impact Bar Special Tools and Equipment ...

Forward Lamp Wiring Harness Replacement
Preliminary Procedures Remove the front bumper. Refer to Front Bumper Fascia Replacement. Remove the headlamp. Refer to Headlamp Replacement. Using a scan tool, check for DTCs. Forward Lamp Wiring Harness Tip Create a work area large enough to lay out the new and old wiring ha ...

Aluminum Wheel Porosity Repair
Remove the tire and wheel. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal   and Installation. Inflate the tire to the manufactures specified pressure as stated on the tire. Submerge the tire/wheel into a water bath in order to locate the leak. Inscribe a mark on the wheel in order to indic ...

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