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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Front Lower Control Arm Bushing Replacement

Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual / Suspension / Front Suspension / Front Lower Control Arm Bushing Replacement

Preliminary Procedure

Preliminary Procedure

  1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking the Vehicle.
  2. Remove the tire and wheel. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.
  3. Remove the lower control arm. Refer to Lower Control Arm Replacement.

Lower Control Arm Rear Bushing Bolt

Lower Control Arm Rear Bushing

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

Procedure

  1. Discard Bushing Bolt and use NEW ONLY.
  2. Tighten Bushing Bolt with vehicle standing on the ground.

Tighten 55 Nm (41 lb ft) +45-60 degrees

Special Tools

EN-45059 Torque Angle Sensor Kit . Refer to Special Tools.

Installation Procedure
Position the lower control arm (1) in the cradle. Install and hand tighten the NEW rear lower control arm bushing nuts and bolts (1). Install and hand tighten the NEW fro ...

Wheel Stud Replacement
Special Tools CH-43631 Ball Joint Remover For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Removal Procedure Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking ...

Other materials:

Different Size Tires and Wheels
If wheels or tires are installed that are a different size than the original equipment wheels and tires, vehicle performance, including its braking, ride and handling characteristics, stability, and resistance to rollover may be affected. If the vehicle has electronic systems such as antilock ...

Rear Axle Bushing Replacement
Special Tools CH 6616 Hydraulic Hand Pump CH 6615-10 Hydraulic Cylinder CH-48377-1 Chisel CH-49233 Adapter CH 906-42 Adapter For equivalent regional tools. Refer to Special Tools Removal Procedure Warning: Use of eye goggles is necessary to prevent personal injury. Remove the re ...

Installation Procedure
Align the body side outer panel reinforcement. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding. Position the body side outer panel   reinforcement on the vehicle. Verify the fit of the body side outer panel reinforcement. Clamp the body side outer panel reinforcement ...

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