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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

Note: If the location of the original plug weld holes can not be

Note: If the location of the original plug weld holes can not be determined, space the plug weld holes every 40 mm (1½ in).

  1. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the body rear end panel as noted  from the original panel.
  2. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding.

  1. Position the body rear end panel on the vehicle.
  2. Verify the fit of the body rear end panel.
  3. Clamp the body rear end panel into position.

  1. Plug weld accordingly.
  2. Apply the sealers and anti-corrosion materials to the repair area, as necessary. Refer to Anti-Corrosion Treatment and Repair.
  3. Paint the repaired area. Refer to Basecoat/Clearcoat Paint Systems.
  4. Install all related panels and components.
  5. Connect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection.
  6. 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 Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section. Disable the SIR Syst ...

Body Rear End Panel Replacement (MIG-Brazing)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Other materials:

Removal Procedure
Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the tire and wheel. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation. Note: DO NOT re-use the lower control arm bolts and nuts. Discard and use NEW only. Remove wheel speed sensor wiring harness ...

Reclining Seatbacks
WARNING If either seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person sitting there. Always push and pull on the seatbacks to be sure they are locked. To recline the seatback: 1. Lift the lever. If necessary, move the safety belt ou ...

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 thickness at the sectioning joint. Create 50 mm (2 in) backing plates from the unused portion of the ...

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