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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Removal Procedure

  1. Support the radiator and condenser from above using the  condenser tabs on each side.
  2. Remove the lower steering intermediate shaft bolt (1).
  3. Raise the vehicle on a hoist. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.
  4. Remove the tire and wheel assemblies. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.
  5. Remove the exhaust flexible pipe. Refer to Exhaust Flexible Pipe Replacement.
  6. Remove the front compartment splash shield. Refer to Front Compartment Splash Shield Replacement.
  7. Remove the front compartment insulator, if equipped. Refer to Front Compartment Insulator Replacement.

  1. Remove the wheel speed sensor wiring harness (2) from the frame on both sides.

    Remove the wiring harness retainers (3) from the frame and the lower control arm.

  2. Remove the radiator wiring harness (1) from the frame.

    Remove the wiring harness retainers (4) from the frame.

  1. Remove the power steering fluid cooling pipe bolt (1), clip out (2) and securing the power steering fluid cooling pipe (3) to the vehicle.
  2. Remove the lower ball joints from the steering knuckles. Refer to Lower Control Arm Replacement.

  1. Remove the stabilizer link nut (1) from the strut.
  2. Remove the outer tie rods and tie rod nuts from the steering knuckles. Refer to Steering Linkage Outer Tie Rod Replacement.

  1. Remove the front (1) and the rear (2) transmission mount bracket bolts.

  1. Raise the CH 904 frame and CH 49289 adapter with the hydraulic jack until it contacts the frame.
  2. Turn the front wheels to the straight forward position and secure the steering wheel from moving.

Remove the power steering gear inlet and outlet hose bolts (1). Remove the

Remove the power steering gear inlet and outlet hose bolts (1). Remove the inlet and outlet hose (   2) from the steering gear (3).

Note: Positioning pins (2, 3) of CH 49289 adapter MUST stick

Note: Positioning pins (2, 3) of CH 49289 adapter MUST stick into holes of drivetrain frame.

  1. Check if wheel alignment is required.

    Move out position pins (1) and try to insert into underbody holes.

    If guide pins can NOT be inserted, the Wheel Alignment Measurement is required after installation of the drive train frame.

  2. Loosen the front bumper energy absorber bracket bolt. Refer to Front Bumper Energy Absorber Bracket Replacement.
  3. Secure the power steering gear to the vehicle.

  1. Remove and discard the frame front bolts (1).
  2. Remove and discard the frame rear bolts (2).
  3. Remove the frame reinforcements (3).
  4. Remove the frame (4) from the vehicle.
  5. Remove the following components if replacing the frame:
Drivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Replacement
Special Tools CH 904 Underframe CH 49289 Centering Adapter For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. ...

Installation Procedure
Install the following components on the drivetrain and front suspension frame if removed: The radiator support brackets. The stabilizer shaft--Refer to Stabilizer Shaft Replacement. Th ...

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Removal Procedure
Warning: Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning in the Preface section. Warning: Refer to Collision Sectioning 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  Dis ...

Installation Procedure
Align the rocker inner panel. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for spot welding. Apply structural adhesive to all attaching surfaces. Position the rocker  inner panel on the vehicle. Verify the fit of the quarter outer panel Clamp the rocker inner panel into posi ...

Front End Upper Tie Bar Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the front bumper fascia. Refer to Front  Bumper Fascia Replacement Remove the radiator support bracket. Refer to Radiator Support Bracket Replacement Remove the radiator grille reinforcement support. Refer to Radiator Grille Reinforcement Suppor ...

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