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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Steering Knuckle Replacement

Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual / Suspension / Front Suspension / Steering Knuckle Replacement

Preliminary Procedure

Preliminary Procedure

  1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking the Vehicle
  2. Remove the wheel bearing and hub assembly. Refer to Front Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement.
  3. Separate the outer tie rod end from the knuckle. Refer to Steering Linkage Outer Tie Rod Replacement.
  4. Remove the wheel bearing/hub. Refer to Lower Control Arm Replacement.

Steering Knuckle Bolt (Qty: 2)

Steering Knuckle Nut (Qty: 2)

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

Tighten 90 Nm(66 lb ft) + 60-70 degrees

Steering Knuckle

Installation Procedure
Position the front brake shield (2) and front wheel bearing/hub (1) assembly in the steering knuckle. Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Install the NEW fr ...

Lower Control Arm Replacement
Special Tools EN-45059 Torque Angle Sensor Kit For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. ...

Other materials:

Rear Side Door Stationary Window Replacement
Preliminary Procedures Remove the rear side door trim panel. Refer to Rear  Side Door Trim Replacement. Remove the rear side water deflector. Refer to Rear Side Door Water Deflector Replacement. Remove the rear door window outer sealing strip. Refer to Rear Side Door Window ...

Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
This vehicle has airbags. A rear seat is a safer place to secure a forward-facing child restraint. In addition, the vehicle has a passenger sensing system which is designed to turn off the right front passenger frontal airbag and passenger knee airbag under certain conditions. A label on the ...

Installation Procedure
Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the front compartment upper side rail as noted  from the original panel. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding. Position the front compartment upper side rail on the vehicle. Verify the fit of the fr ...

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