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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 (MIG-Brazing)
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 m ...

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:

Interior Trim and Paneling
Specifications Front Side Door Window Switch Bezel Replacement Preliminary Procedure Remove the front side door trim. Refer to Front Side Door Trim Replacement. Front Side Door Window Switch Bezel Screw (Qty: 8) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Tighten ...

How To Indentify Plastic Parts
Plastic parts can be identified by the SAE code, which is usually found on the rear of the part, and/or by the characteristics of the plastic. Knowing the type of plastic aids in selecting the proper repair materials and in selecting the proper repair procedure. Look for the SAE code s ...

Tires
Every new GM vehicle has high-quality tires made by a leading tire manufacturer. See the warranty manual for information regarding the tire warranty and where to get service. For additional information refer to the tire manufacturer. WARNING Х Poorly maintained and improperly used tires are ...

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