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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. ...

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Installation Procedure
Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the rear bumper impact bar stud plate 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 ...

Front Side Door Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the front side door trim panel. Refer to Front Side Door Trim Replacement. Front Side Door Check Link Bolt Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Procedure Remove the water deflector. Disconnect the door electrical connector. Su ...

Towing Equipment
Hitches Use the correct hitch equipment. See your dealer or a hitch dealer for assistance.   The rear bumper on the vehicle is not intended for hitches. Do not attach rental hitches or other bumper-type hitches to it. Use only a frame-mounted hitch that does not attach to the bumper. ...

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