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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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Front Side Door Adjustment
Preliminary Procedure Remove the front wheelhouse liner. Refer to Front Wheelhouse Liner Replacement. Front Side Door Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Procedure Loosen the front side door hinge bolt (Qty: 4) to  adjust the front side door. Adjust the ...

Pretensioner Handling and Scrapping
Special Tools EL-38826 SIR Deployment Harness EL-39401-B SIR Deployment Fixture For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Warning: When you are carrying an undeployed seat belt pretensioner: Do not carry the seat belt pretensioner by the wires or connector on the preten ...

Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
The tire sealant and compressor kit is located in the trunk, under the load floor, behind an access panel. To remove the kit: 1. Open the trunk. 2. Turn the left knob counterclockwise and the right knob clockwise, 90 degrees, at the same time. Then pull the access panel rearward and up to r ...

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