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

  1. Remove the damaged body lock pillar outer panel reinforcement.
Body Lock Pillar Outer Panel Reinforcement Replacement (MIG-Brazing)
Note: According to different corrosion warranties, only the regional mandatory joining methods are allowed. ...

Installation Procedure
Prepare all mating surfaces as necessary. Align the body lock pillar outer panel reinforcement. Create 8 x 24 mm (5/16 x 15/16 in) slots for MIG-brazing upper (1) and lower (2). Cl ...

Other materials:

Installation Procedure
Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding. Apply one-part windshield urethane adhesive as noted from the original panel. Position the roof  panel (1) on the vehicle. Verify the fit of the panel. Clamp the panel into position. Spot weld accor ...

Parking Brake
To apply the parking brake, pull up on the parking brake handle. It is not necessary to push in on the release button while applying the parking brake. If the ignition is in the ON/RUN position, the brake system warning light will come on. To release the parking brake: 1. Hold the brake peda ...

Headlining Trim Panel Replacement (With Sunroof)
Warning: Do not attempt to repair or alter the head impact energy-absorbing material glued to the headliner or to the garnish trims. If the material is damaged, replace the headliner and/or the garnish trim. Failure to do so could result in personal injury. Caution: If a vehicle is equip ...

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