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

  1. Remove the  damaged rocker outer panel.
Rocker Outer Panel Sectioning (MAG-Welding)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Installation Procedure
Cut the rocker 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 thickne ...

Other materials:

Towing the Vehicle
Notice: Incorrectly towing a disabled vehicle may cause damage. The damage would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Do not lash or hook to the chassis components including the front and rear subframes, suspension control arms and links during towing and recovery of a disabled vehicle or t ...

Engine Oil
To ensure proper engine performance and long life, careful attention must be paid to engine oil. Following these simple, but important steps will help protect your investment: Always use engine oil approved to the proper specification and of the proper viscosity grade. See Selecting the Ri ...

Instrument Panel Fuse Block
The instrument panel fuse block is in the driver side of the instrument panel. To access the fuses: 1. Open the fuse block cover by pulling out at the top. 2. Remove the lower edge of the cover. 3. Remove the cover. To reinstall the cover, reverse the steps above. Instrument Panel Fuse Bl ...

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