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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Removal Procedure

Warning: Refer to Cracked Window Warning in the Preface section.

Warning: Refer to Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section.

Note: Position the vehicle on level ground and move the front wheels to the straight-ahead position.

  1. Disconnect battery.
  2. Remove quarter window garnish molding. Refer to Windshield Garnish Molding Replacement.
  3. Disconnect the rear window radio antenna connector
  4. Disconnect the electrical connectors from the rear window defogger bus bars.
  5. Cover the following parts to protect from the broken glass:

  1. Use BO-46974 system to remove the rear window
  2. Take the diagonal measurement (1) of the rear window.
  3. Cut cutting wire into four times lengths

Approximately 5400 mm (212.597 in), the circumference of the corresponding roll of wire is approximately 1000 mm (39.369 in).

  1. Heat the awl with a suitable tool.
  2. Stick the awl through the adhesive bed in the area of the lower C-pillar (1).

Note: Ensure that the rear window is not damaged in the process. Otherwise, stress cracks could form in the rear window. Mask off the area with fabric tape (1).

  1. Pull the wire through.

  1. Lay the wire under the rear  window all the way round.

Pull the remaining wire into the interior.

Note: The cutting wire (1) should be rolled in beneath the rubber window seal (2) at the rear window.

  1. Place the winch with two winding heads in the vehicle.

Note: Ensure that the cutting wire is fitted correctly to the winch deflection roller.

  1. Cut out rear window.

  1. Place the winch with two winding heads in the vehicle.

Note: Ensure that the cutting wire is fitted correctly to the winch deflection roller.

  1. Cut out rear window.

Note: Increased cutting effort is required in the area of the rear window radius.

  1. Place the winch with two winding   heads in the vehicle.

Note: Ensure Check that the cutting wire is laid correctly to the winch deflection roller.

  1. Cut out rear window.

  1. Position the winch with one winding head in the vehicle.

Note: Ensure that the cutting wire is fitted correctly to the winch deflection roller.

  1. Cut out rear window.

Note: Increased cutting effort is required in the area of the rear window radius.

  1. Position the winch with  one winding head in the vehicle.

Note: Check that the cutting wire is laid correctly at the winch deflection roller.

  1. Cut out rear window.

Note: Increased cutting effort is required in the area of the rear window radius.

  1. Position the winch with one winding head in the vehicle.

Note: Increase that the cutting wire is laid correctly to the winch deflection roller.

  1. Cut out rear window.
  1. Remove glass removal system.
  2. Fit BO-641 holder
  3. Remove windshield.

Note: Second mechanic required.

  1. Cut out the adhesive tape with the knife provided (1) to within 1 mm (0.039 in).
  2. Repair any paint damage.

Using a touch-up pen to match the color of the vehicle, repair any paint damage.

  1. If the rear window rubber is damaged, replace with a new one.
  2. Cut off the adhesive bead on the glass pane.

Cut out the adhesive tape with the knife provided (1) to within 1 mm (0.039 in).

Rear Window Replacement
Special Tools BO-46974 Glass removal system BO-641 Suction Holder For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. ...

Installation Procedure
Remove all mounds or loose pieces of urethane adhesive from the pinch-weld area. Inspect for any of the following problems in order to help prevent future breakage of the window: High ...

Other materials:

Air Hose Test
Caution: The air hose test should only be used on fully cured urethane adhesive. Otherwise, damage to the urethane adhesive bead could result in additional leaks. Using a liquid detergent, diluted with water in a spray bottle, spray the window at the edges. Begin at the bottom and grad ...

Roadside Assistance Program
For U.S.-purchased vehicles, call 1-800-243-8872; (Text Telephone (TTY): 1-888-889-2438). For Canadian-purchased vehicles, call 1-800-268-6800. Service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calling for Assistance When calling Roadside Assistance, have the following information ready: • ...

Doing Your Own Service Work
WARNING It can be dangerous to work on your vehicle if you do not have the proper knowledge, service manual, tools, or parts. Always follow owner manual procedures and consult the service manual for your vehicle before doing any service work. If doing some of your own service work, use the pro ...

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