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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 ...

Other materials:

Headlining Trim Panel Replacement (With Sunroof)
Warning: Do not attempt to repair or alter the head impact energy-absorbing material glued to the headliner or to the garnish trims. If the material is damaged, replace the headliner and/or the garnish trim. Failure to do so could result in personal injury. Caution: If a vehicle is equip ...

Front Suspension Description and Operation
The front suspension has 2 primary purposes: Isolate the driver from irregularities in the road surface. Define the ride and handling characteristics of the vehicle. The front suspension absorbs the impact of the tires travelling over irregular road surfaces and dissipates this energy thr ...

Installation Procedure
Align the front side door outer panel. Verify the fit of the front side door outer panel. Clamp the front side door outer  panel into position. Pre-flanging the flange with BO-6396 pliers and BO-6392 tool kit . Continue to hammer in stages along the hem flanges. ...

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