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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Align the rear compartment floor panel.

Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the rear compartment

Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the rear compartment floor panel as noted from the original panel.

  1. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding.
  2. Position the rear compartment floor panel on the vehicle.
  3. Verify the fit of the rear compartment floor panel.
  4. Clamp the rear compartment floor panel into position.

  1. Plug weld accordingly.

  1. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the floor panel rear reinforcement, the spare wheel carrier bracket and the rear wheelhouse panel rear brace as noted from the original panel.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding.
  3. Position the floor panel rear reinforcement, the spare wheel carrier bracket and the rear wheelhouse panel rear brace on the vehicle.
  4. Verify the fit of the floor panel rear reinforcement, the spare wheel carrier bracket and the rear wheelhouse panel rear brace.

  1. Plug weld accordingly.
  2. Weld accordingly the weld studs as noted.
  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
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Rear Compartment Floor Panel Sectioning (MIG-Brazing)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

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Power Door Latch Description and Operation
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Tire Rotation
Tires should be rotated every 12 000 km (7,500 mi). Tires are rotated to achieve a uniform wear for all tires. The first rotation is the most important. Anytime unusual wear is noticed, rotate the tires as soon as possible, check for proper tire inflation pressure, and check for damaged tires ...

Engine Heater
The engine heater, if available, can help in cold weather conditions at or below −18C (0F) for easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. Plug in the heater at least four hours before starting the vehicle. An internal thermostat in the plug end of the cord will prev ...

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