Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure
- Remove the front wheelhouse rear panel brace (1) from service panel.
- Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding instead of the adhesive noted from
the front area of the original panel.
Note: Double the number of drills at the flange where front
wheelhouse panel and front compartment side rail overlap (1).
- Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the front
wheelhouse as noted from the original panel.
- Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding.
- Position the front wheelhouse on the vehicle.
- Verify the fit of the front wheelhouse.
- Clamp the front wheelhouse into position.
- Plug weld accordingly.
- Apply the sealers and anti-corrosion materials to the repair area, as
necessary. Refer to Anti-Corrosion Treatment and Repair.
- Paint the repaired area. Refer to Basecoat/Clearcoat Paint Systems.
- Install all related panels and components.
- Connect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable
Disconnection and Connection.
- Enable the SIR system. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling.
Warning: Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning in the
Warning: Refer to Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section.
Disable the SIR Syst ...
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the
regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...
With Automatic Crash Response, the built-in system can automatically connect
to help in most crashes, even if help cannot be requested.
Press to connect to an Emergency
Advisor. GPS technology is used to identify the vehicle location and can provide
critical information to emergency personne ...
Rear Bumper Fascia Guide Replacement
Remove the rear bumper fascia. Refer to Rear Bumper Fascia Replacement.
Rear Bumper Fascia Guide Rivet (Qty: 4)
BO-594-A Hand Rivet Tongs
For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools.
Rear Bumper Fascia Guide
Rear Bumper Fascia Inner ...
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
The Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA) system assists the driver with parking
and avoiding objects while in R (Reverse). URPA operates at speeds less than 8 km/h
(5 mph). The sensors on the rear bumper detect objects up to 2.5m (8 ft) behind
the vehicle, and at least 20 cm (8 in) off the gr ...