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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Installation Procedure

  1. Position the lower control arm (1) in the cradle.

  1. Install and hand tighten the NEW rear lower control arm bushing nuts and bolts (1).

  1. Install and hand tighten the NEW front lower control arm nut and bolt (1).

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

  1. Support the lower control arm with a hydraulic jack and lift the control arm into  the neutral position.
  2. Tighten the front lower control arm bolt (1) to 70 Nm (52 lb ft) +75-90 degrees , using EN-45059 kit .
  3. Tighten the rear bushing to frame bolts to 55 Nm (41 lb ft) +45-60 degrees , using EN-45059 kit .
  4. Install the NEW ball joint to knuckle bolt and nut and tighten to 30 Nm (22 lb ft) +60-75 degrees , using EN-45059 kit .

    Lower the vehicle to the ground in order to tighten the control arm fasteners correctly.

  5. Remove the jack stand.
  6. Install the tire and wheel. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.
  7. Lower the vehicle.
Removal Procedure
Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the tire and wheel. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation. Note: DO NOT re-use the lower ...

Front Lower Control Arm Bushing Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the tire and wheel. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation. Remo ...

Other materials:

Center Pillar Upper Garnish Molding Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the center pillar lower garnish molding. Refer to Center Pillar Lower Ga   rnish Molding Replacement Remove the seat belt from the front seat. Refer to Driver or Passenger Seat Retractor Side Belt Replacement Center Pillar Upper Garnish Mo ...

If the Vehicle Is Stuck
Slowly and cautiously spin the wheels to free the vehicle when stuck in sand, mud, ice, or snow. If stuck too severely for the traction system to free the vehicle, turn the traction system off and use the rocking method. WARNING If the vehicle's tires spin at high speed, they can explode, ...

Seat Adjustment
WARNING You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a driver seat while the vehicle is moving. Adjust the driver seat only when the vehicle is not moving. To adjust a manual seat: 1. Pull the handle at the front of the seat. 2. Slide the seat to the desired position and release ...

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