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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Removal Procedure

Warning: Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning in the Preface section.

Warning: Refer to Collision Sectioning Warning in the Preface section.

Warning: Refer to Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section.

  1. Disable the SIR System. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection.
  3. Remove all related panels and components.
  4. Visually inspect the damage. Repair as much of the damage as possible.
  5. Remove the sealers and anti-corrosion materials from the repair area, as necessary. Refer to Anti-Corrosion Treatment and Repair.

  1. Create cut lines on the front end upper tie bar.

  1. Cut the panel where sectioning is to be performed.

Note: Do not damage any inner panels or reinforcements.

  1. Locate and mark all the necessary factory welds of the front end upper tie bar.
  2. Drill all factory welds. Note the number and location of welds for installation of the service assembly.

  1. Remove the damaged front end upper tie bar.
Front End Upper Tie Bar Support Sectioning (MIG Brazing)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Installation Procedure
Cut the front end upper tie bar in corresponding locations to fit the remaining original panel. The sectioning joint should be trimmed to allow a gap of one-and-one-half-times the metal th ...

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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 System. Refer to SIR   Disabling and Enabling. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to ...

Tracing Powder or Chalk Test
Clean the weatherstrips and the contact surfaces with cleaning solvent. Apply powder or chalk in an unbroken line to the contact surface of the weatherstrip surrounding the perimeter of the suspected areas. Close the panel completely without slamming the panel. Closing the panel comple ...

Visual Aiming Preparation Procedure
Important: Some state and local laws specify requirements for headlamp aim. Comply with all of these laws when performing any headlamp aiming operations. Headlamp aim should be checked: When a new headlamp capsule is installed. If service or repairs to the front end area have, or may have, ...

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