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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:

Removal Procedure
Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the brake rotor. Refer to Front Brake Rotor Replacement. Remove the wheel speed sensor screw (2). Remove the wheel speed sensor (1) from the steering knuckle. Remove the wheel drive shaft from the fron ...

Child Seat Restraint System
Warning: A child in a rear-facing child restraint can be seriously injured if the right-front passengers air bag inflates. This is because the back of a rear-facing child restraint would be very close to the inflating air bag. NEVER use a rear-facing child restraint in this vehicle. If a forwa ...

Installation Procedure
Note: If the location of the original plug weld holes can not be determined, space the plug weld holes every 40 mm (1½ in). Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the rear floor panel filler as noted  from the original panel. Clean and prepare the atta ...

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