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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:

Floor Mats
WARNING If a floor mat is the wrong size or is not properly installed, it can interfere with the pedals. Interference with the pedals can cause unintended acceleration and/or increased stopping distance which can cause a crash and injury. Make sure the floor mat does not interfere with the p ...

Remote Vehicle Start
For vehicles with this feature, the engine can be started from outside the vehicle. Starting the Vehicle 1. Aim the RKE transmitter at the vehicle. 2. Press and release . 3. Immediately after completing Step 2, press and hold for at least two seconds or until the turn signal lamps flash. Wh ...

Roof Side Rail Inflatable Restraint Module Replacement
Warning: In order to prevent SIR deployment, personal injury, or unnecessary SIR system repairs, do not strike the door or the door pillar in the area of the side impact sensor (SIS). Turn OFF the ignition and remove the key when performing service in the area of the SIS. Warning: When pe ...

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