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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:

Power Steering
Specifications Power Steering System Bleeding Note: Use clean, new power steering fluid type only. See the Maintenance and Lubrication subsection for fluid specifications. Hoses touching the frame, body or engine may cause system noise. Verify that the hoses do not touch any ot ...

Engine Oil Pressure Light
Notice: Lack of proper engine oil maintenance can damage the engine. Driving with the engine oil low can also damage the engine. The repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Check the oil level as soon as possible. Add oil if required, but if the oil level is within the operating ...

Power Steering Gear Inlet Pipe/Hose Replacement
Removal Procedure Remove front bumper fascia. Refer to Front Bumper Fascia Replacement Remove as much power steering fluid from the remote power steering fluid reservoir as possible. Place drain pans under the vehicle as needed. Remove power steering gear inlet hose bolt (1). ...

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