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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Rear Spring Replacement

Removal Procedure

  1. Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.
  2. Support the rear axle with a tall jack stand near the shock absorber.
  3. Remove the lower shock bolt. Refer to Shock Absorber Replacement.
  4. Using the tall jack stands, slowly lower the rear axle in order to remove tension from the rear springs.

  1. Remove the spring (1).

  1. Remove the upper spring seat/jounce bumper (1) from the spring, while leaving the lower spring seat on the axle.

Installation Procedure

  1. Install the upper spring seat/jounce bumper (1) on the spring.

  1. Install the spring (1) making sure the lower coil is seated   into the lower spring seat.
  2. Using the jack stands, raise the rear axle in order to compress the rear springs.
  3. Install the lower shock absorber bolts. Refer to Shock Absorber Replacement.
  4. Lower the vehicle.
Rear Spring Insulator Replacement
Removal Procedure Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle. Support the rear axle with a tall jack stand near the shock absorber. Remove the lower sh ...

Rear Axle Replacement
Special Tools EN 45059 Torque Angle Sensor Kit For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Removal Procedure Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting   and ...

Other materials:

Power Outlets
The accessory power outlets can be used to plug in electrical equipment, such as a cell phone or MP3 player. There is one accessory power outlet located on the center floor console and one on the rear of the center floor console. These outlets are powered when the key is in ON/ RUN or ACC/ACC ...

Hood Replacement
Warning: When a hood hold open device is being removed or installed, provide alternate support to avoid the possibility of damage to the vehicle or personal injury. Preliminary Procedure Remove the windshield washer nozzle hose. Refer to Windshield Washer Nozzle Hose Replacement. Hood ...

Removal Procedure
Warning: Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning in the Preface section. Warning: Refer to Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section. Disable the SIR System. Refer to  SIR Disabling and Enabling Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to Batte ...

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