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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Create 6 x 20 mm (4/16 x 12/16 in) slots for MIG-brazing along the edges of the rear inner wheelhouse as noted from the original panel.

Note: If the location of the original plug weld holes can not be determined, space the slots every 40 mm (1½ in).

  1. Clean and prepare the attaching  surfaces for welding.

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

  1. Braze 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 ...

Quarter Outer Panel Sectioning (MAG-Welding)
Special Tools BO-6396 Bonding Pliers BO-6392 Flanging Tool Kit For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional ma ...

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Event Data Recorders
This vehicle is equipped with an event data recorder (EDR). The main purpose of an EDR is to record, in certain crash or near crash-like situations, such as an air bag deployment or hitting a road obstacle, data that will assist in understanding how a vehicles systems performed. The EDR is de ...

Recommended Fuel
Use regular unleaded gasoline with a posted octane rating of 87 or higher. If the octane rating is less than 87, an audible knocking noise, commonly referred to as spark knock, might be heard when driving. If this occurs, use a gasoline rated at 87 octane or higher as soon as possible. If hea ...

Installation Procedure
Note: If the location of the original plug weld holes can not be determined, space the plug weld holes every 40 mm (1½ in). Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the underbody rear side rail reinforcement as noted   from the original panel. Clean and ...

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