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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.


  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:

Instrument Panel Tie Bar Replacement (Right Hand Drive)
Removal Procedure Remove instrument panel compartment. Refer to Instrument  Panel Compartment Replacement. Remove instrument panel wiring harness (2) from instrument panel tie bar (1). Disconnect electrical connectors. Remove instrument panel tie bar (1). Remov ...

Tire Pressure Monitor System
The Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) uses radio and sensor technology to check tire pressure levels. The TPMS sensors monitor the air pressure in your tires and transmit tire pressure readings to a receiver located in the vehicle. Each tire, including the spare (if provided), should be check ...

Installation Procedure
Cut the quarter 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 a 50 mm (2 in) backing plate from the unused portion  ...

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