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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:

Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
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Engine Cooling System Messages
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