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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Align the rear compartment floor panel.

  1. Drill 4 mm (3/16 in) for rivets along the edges of the rear compartment floor were you cant apply a resistance spot welder.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for   spot welding and riveting.
  3. Apply structural adhesive to all attaching surfaces.
  4. Position the rear compartment floor panel on the vehicle.
  5. Verify the fit of the rear compartment floor panel.
  6. Clamp the rear compartment floor panel into position.
  7. Rivet the rear compartment floor panel.

  1. Spot weld accordingly.

  1. Create 5 x 18 mm (4/16 x 11/16 in) slots for MIG-brazing along the edges of the floor panel rear reinforcement, the spare wheel carrier bracket and the rear wheelhouse panel rear brace as noted from the original panel.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for brazing.
  3. Position the floor panel rear reinforcement, the spare wheel carrier bracket and the rear wheelhouse panel rear brace on the vehicle.
  4. Verify the fit of the floor panel rear reinforcement, the spare wheel carrier bracket and the rear wheelhouse panel rear brace.

  1. Braze accordingly.
  2. Weld accordingly the weld studs as noted.
  3. Apply the sealers and anti-corrosion materials to the repair area, as necessary. Refer to Anti-Corrosion Treatment and Repair.
  4. Paint the repaired area. Refer to Basecoat/Clearcoat Paint Systems.
  5. Install all related panels and components
  6. Connect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection.
  7. 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 ...

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

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Stationary Window Waterleak Repair
Note: If any water enters the vehicle interior up to the level of the carpet or higher and soaks the carpet, the sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) and the SDM harness connector may need to be replaced. The SDM could be activated when powered, which could cause deployment of the air bag(s) an ...

Driver or Passenger Seat Replacement
Removal Procedure Warning: Refer to SIR Warning in the Preface section. Warning: When carrying a live inflator module, make sure the bag opening is pointed away from you. This minimizes the chance of injury in the case of an accidental deployment. Never carry the inflator module by the wi ...

Different Size Tires and Wheels
If wheels or tires are installed that are a different size than the original equipment wheels and tires, vehicle performance, including its braking, ride and handling characteristics, stability, and resistance to rollover may be affected. If the vehicle has electronic systems such as antilock ...

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