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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 ...

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