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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. Locate and mark all the necessary factory welds of the front hinge pillar body.
  2. Drill all factory welds. Note the number and location of welds for installation of the service assembly.

  1. Remove the damaged front hinge pillar body reinforcement.
Body Hinge Pillar Lower Reinforcement Replacement (MAG-Welding)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Installation Procedure
Prepare all mating surfaces as necessary. Align the front hinge pillar body reinforcement. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the front hinge pillar body as not ...

Other materials:

Installation Procedure
Apply structural adhesive on the flanges of the front side door inner panel where the front side door outer panel bears on. Align the front side door outer panel. Verify the fit of the front side door outer panel. Clamp the front side door outer  panel into position. Pre-f ...

Installation Procedure
Create 5 x 18 mm (4/16 x 11/16 in)   slots for MIG-brazing (1). Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for spot welding and brazing. Note: In MIG-brazing areas 50 mm (2 in) must be kept clear of structural adhesive. Apply structural adhesive to all attaching surfaces ...

Steering Wheel Controls
For vehicles with audio steering wheel controls, some audio controls can be adjusted at the steering wheel. (Push to Talk): For vehicles with a Bluetooth, OnStar, or navigation system, press to interact with those systems. (Mute/End Call): Press to silence the vehicle speakers only. Pre ...

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