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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Front Lower Control Arm Bushing Replacement

Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual / Suspension / Front Suspension / Front Lower Control Arm Bushing Replacement

Preliminary Procedure

Preliminary Procedure

  1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking the Vehicle.
  2. Remove the tire and wheel. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.
  3. Remove the lower control arm. Refer to Lower Control Arm Replacement.

Lower Control Arm Rear Bushing Bolt

Lower Control Arm Rear Bushing

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

Procedure

  1. Discard Bushing Bolt and use NEW ONLY.
  2. Tighten Bushing Bolt with vehicle standing on the ground.

Tighten 55 Nm (41 lb ft) +45-60 degrees

Special Tools

EN-45059 Torque Angle Sensor Kit . Refer to Special Tools.

Installation Procedure
Position the lower control arm (1) in the cradle. Install and hand tighten the NEW rear lower control arm bushing nuts and bolts (1). Install and hand tighten the NEW fro ...

Wheel Stud Replacement
Special Tools CH-43631 Ball Joint Remover For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Removal Procedure Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking ...

Other materials:

Front Seat Belt System
The front seat belt system includes a driver and passenger seat belt pretensioner retractor. Both front seat belt pretensioners includes a seat belt switch in the seat buckle which controls a reminder lamp and a tone alarm. Note: The front passenger seat is equipped with a passenger presence ...

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 Bat ...

Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
In addition to notifying NHTSA (or Transport Canada) in a situation like this, notify General Motors. Call 1-800-222-1020, or write: Chevrolet Motor Division Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33170 Detroit, MI 48232-5170 In Canada, call 1-800-263-3777 (English) or 1-800-263-785 ...

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