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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 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. Locate and mark all the necessary factory welds and weld seams of the drivetrain and front suspension frame front support.

  1. Drill out front flange of front suspension support frame from above through the front compartment side rail.

Note: Create slots for MIG-Brazing out of drill holes.

  1. Drill all factory welds. Note the number and location of welds for installation of the service assembly.

  1. Remove the drivetrain and front suspension frame front support.
Drivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Front Support Replacement (MIG-Brazing)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Installation Procedure
Create 8 x 14 mm (5/16 x 15/16 in) slots for MIG-Brazing along the edges of the drivetrain and front suspension frame front support as noted from the original panel. Clean and prepare th ...

Other materials:

Headlamps, Front Turn Signal and Parking Lamps
1. Parking/Turn Signal Lamp 2. High-Beam Headlamp/ Low-Beam Headlamp and DRL High-Beam Headlamp/ Low-Beam Headlamp and DRL 1. Open the hood 2. For the driver side bulb, remove the windshield washer bottle filler neck by firmly pulling it straight up and out of the bottle. 3. Remove the co ...

Shock Absorber Disposal
Warning: Use the proper eye protection when drilling to prevent metal chips from causing physical injury. Clamp the strut in a vise horizontally with the rod ( 1) completely extended. Drill a hole in the strut at the center of the end cap (3) using a 5 mm (3/16 in) drill bit. Gas o ...

Installation Procedure
Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the service panel as noted from the original panel. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding. Apply one-part windshield urethane adhesive as noted   from the original panel. Position the roof ...

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