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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 quarter outer panel.

Note: Do not damage any inner panels or reinforcements.

Note: Do not damage any inner panels or reinforcements.

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

  1. Open the wheelhouse flanging.

  1. Locate and mark all the necessary factory welds of the quarter outer panel.
  2. Drill all factory welds. Note the number and location of welds for installation of the service assembly.

  1. Remove the damaged quarter outer panel.
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 ...

Installation Procedure
Cut the quarter outer panel 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 thickn ...

Other materials:

Air/Wind Noise
Special Tools CH-39570 Chassis Ear GE-41416 Ultrasonic Leak Detector Warning: Refer to Assistant Driving Warning in the Preface section. To analyze a reported windnoise condition, test drive the vehicle to determine the origin of the noise. Choose a regular route with smooth and strai ...

Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
WARNING A crash can damage the safety belt system in the vehicle. A damaged safety belt system may not properly protect the person using it, resulting in serious injury or even death in a crash. To help make sure the safety belt systems are working properly after a crash, have them inspected a ...

Air Vents
Adjustable air vents are in the center and on the side of the instrument panel. Move the slats (1) to change the direction of the airflow. Use the thumbwheels (2) near the air vents to open or close off the airflow. Additional air vents are located beneath the windshield, driver and passenger ...

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