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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Brake Drum Replacement

Special Tools

For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools.

Removal Procedure

Warning: Refer to Brake Dust Warning in the Preface section.

  1. Check to ensure that the   park brake is fully released
  2. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.
  3. Remove the rear tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.

  1. Remove the brake drum screw (1).
  2. Remove the brake drum (2).
  3. If the brake drum is to be reinstalled to the vehicle, use the CH 41013 resurfacer or equivalent to clean any rust or corrosion from the hub/flange mating surface of the brake drum (2).

    To clean any rust or corrosion from the hub/flange mating surface of the brake drum (2).

  4. Use the CH 42450-A resurfacer or equivalent to clean the wheel hub flange.

Installation Procedure

  1. If installing a new brake drum (2), use denatured alcohol or an equivalent approve brake cleaner and a clean shop towel to remove the protective coating from the friction surface of the drum.
  2. Adjust the drum brakes. Refer to Drum Brake Adjustment.
  3. Install the drum brake.

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

  1. Install drum brake screw (1) and tighten to 7 Nm (62 lb in).
  2. Install the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.
  3. Lower the vehicle.
  4. Apply the brakes approximately three times in order to seat and center the brake shoes within the drum.
Rear Brake Rotor Replacement
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Drive Belt Replacement
Special Tools EN 6349 Locking Pin For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Removal Procedure Open the hood. Remove the power steering pump belt. Refer to Power Steering Pump Bel ...

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 ...

Auxiliary Devices
If equipped, the AUX inputs are in the center console and allows portable devices to connect to the vehicle using the 3.5 mm(1/8 in) auxiliary jack or USB port. 3.5mm Jack Connect a 3.5mm (1/8 in) cable to the auxiliary input jack to use a portable audio player. Playback of an audio device th ...

Compact Spare Tire
WARNING Driving with more than one compact spare tire at a time could result in loss of braking and handling. This could lead to a crash and you or others could be injured. Use only one compact spare tire at a time. If this vehicle has a compact spare tire, it was fully inflated when new; howe ...

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