Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure
- Prepare all mating surfaces as necessary
- Align the body lock pillar outer panel reinforcement.
- Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the body lock
pillar outer panel reinforcement as noted from the original
- Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces
- Position the body lock pillar outer panel reinforcement on the vehicle.
- Verify the fit of the body lock pillar outer panel reinforcement
- Clamp the body lock pillar outer panel reinforcement into position.
- Plug weld accordingly.
- To create a solid weld with minimum heat distortion, make 25 mm (1 in)
stitch welds along the seam with 25 mm (1 in) gaps
between them. Then go back and complete the stitch weld.
- 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. ...
Vehicles with an SiriusXM® Satellite Radio tuner and a valid SiriusXM Satellite
Radio subscription can receive SiriusXM programming.
SiriusXM Satellite Radio Service
SiriusXM is a satellite radio service based in the 48 contiguous United States
and 10 Canadian provinces.
SiriusXM Satellite Ra ...
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
When you are doing this check, the vehicle could begin to move.
You or others could be injured and property could be damaged.
Make sure there is room in front of the vehicle in case it begins to roll. Be
ready to apply the regular brake at once should the vehicle begin to move.
Park on ...
Steering Wheel Controls
For vehicles with audio steering wheel controls, some audio controls can be adjusted
at the steering wheel.
: For vehicles with a Bluetooth,
OnStar, or navigation system, press to interact with those systems.
: Press to silence the vehicle speakers
only. Press again to turn the sound on. ...