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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 panel rear reinforcement as noted from the original panel.

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

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

  1. Plug weld accordingly.

  1. Plug weld the joint from front wheelhouse panel rear reinforcement to front wheelhouse front panel 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 Rear Reinforcement Replacement (MIG-Brazing)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Other materials:

Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
In addition to notifying NHTSA (or Transport Canada) in a situation like this, notify General Motors. Call 1-800-222-1020, or write: Chevrolet Motor Division Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33170 Detroit, MI 48232-5170 In Canada, call 1-800-263-3777 (English) or 1-800-263-785 ...

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 and components. Visually inspect the damage. Repair as much of the damage as possible. Remove the ...

Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle
Note: The use of a LOW PROFILE LIFT ARMS SYSTEM may be required to avoid unwanted contact with the vehicle's body and structure depending on lifting equipment used. Refer to the manufacture's recommendation for their applications of low profile lift arms system for their lifting equipment. ...

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