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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Align the rocker inner panel.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for spot welding.
  3. Apply structural adhesive to all attaching surfaces.

  1. Position the rocker  inner panel on the vehicle.
  2. Verify the fit of the quarter outer panel
  3. Clamp the rocker inner panel into position.

  1. Spot weld accordingly.

  1. Spot weld accordingly.

  1. Braze accordingly.
  2. To create a solid braze with minimum heat distortion, make 25 mm (1 in) stitch brazes along the seam with 25 mm (1 in) gaps between them. Then go back and complete the stitch braze.
  3. Apply the sealers and anti-corrosion materials to the repair area, as necessary. Refer to Anti-Corrosion Treatment and Repair.
  4. Paint the repaired area. Refer to Basecoat/Clearcoat Paint Systems.
  5. Install all related panels and components.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection.
  7. Enable the SIR system. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling.
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 She ...

Body Lock Pillar Outer Panel Sectioning (MAG-Welding)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

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Engine Coolant
The cooling system in the vehicle is filled with DEX-COOL engine coolant. This coolant is designed to remain in the vehicle for 5 years or 240 000 km (150,000 mi), whichever occurs first. The following explains the cooling system and how to check and add coolant when it is low. If there is a ...

Low-Profile Tires
If the vehicle has P225/45R18 size tires, they are classified as low‐profile tires. These tires are designed for very responsive driving on wet or dry pavement, however, may produce more road noise and tend to wear faster. Notice: Low-profile tires are more susceptible to damage from road ...

Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
The vehicle has a passenger sensing system. The instrument panel has a passenger airbag status indicator. United States Canada When the vehicle is started, the passenger airbag status indicator will light ON and OFF, or the symbol for on and off, for several seconds as a system check. If ...

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