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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Rear Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement (Drum Brake)

Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual / Suspension / Rear Suspension / Rear Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement (Drum Brake)

Special Tools

EN 45059 Torque Angle Sensor Kit

For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools.

Removal Procedure

  1. Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting   and Jacking the Vehicle.
  2. Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.
  3. Remove the brake drum. Refer to Brake Drum Replacement.

  1. Remove the plug from the drum brake actuator access hole in the backing plate. Using the access hole, install a heavy mechanic wire (1) in order to support the brake backing plate.

  1. Remove the wheel speed sensor bolt (2).
  2. Remove the wheel speed sensor (1).

  1. Remove the wheel bearing/hub mounting bolts (1).

  1. Remove the wheel bearing/hub assembly (1) from the rear axle assembly   and brake backing plate.

Installation Procedure

  1. Install the wheel bearing/hub assembly (1) to the brake backing plate and the rear axle assembly.

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

Note: Tighten the bolts evenly, in a cross-pattern.

Note: Tighten the bolts evenly, in a cross-pattern.

  1. Install the wheel bearing/hub mounting bolts (1) and tighten to 50 Nm (37 lb ft) + 40 , using the EN 45059 kit.

    Tighten the bolts evenly, in a cross-pattern.

  1. Install  the wheel speed sensor (1).
  2. Install the wheel speed sensor bolt (2) and tighten to 6 Nm (54 lb in).
  3. Remove the support (1) from the brake backing plate.
  4. Install the plug to the drum brake actuator access hole in the backing plate.
  5. Install the brake drum. Refer to Brake Drum Replacement.
  6. Install the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.
  7. Remove the support and lower the vehicle.
Rear Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement (Disc Brake)
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 ...

Rear Axle Bushing Replacement
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Other materials:

Mild Steel
This information provides repair recommendations and general guidelines for steel classified as Mild Steel. This type of steel normally has a tensile strength less than 270 MPa. This includes the common steel names of: Mild Steel Bake Hardenable Steel (BH) Solid Solution Strengthened Stee ...

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 ...

Traction Control System (TCS)
The vehicle has a Traction Control System (TCS) that limits wheel spin. On a front-wheel-drive vehicle, the system operates if it senses that one or both of the front wheels are spinning or beginning to lose traction. When this happens, the system brakes the spinning wheel(s), and/or reduces en ...

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