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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:

Front Suspension Description and Operation
The front suspension has 2 primary purposes: Isolate the driver from irregularities in the road surface. Define the ride and handling characteristics of the vehicle. The front suspension absorbs the impact of the tires travelling over irregular road surfaces and dissipates this energy thr ...

Halogen Bulb Warning
Warning: Halogen bulbs contain gas under pressure. Handling a bulb improperly could cause it to shatter into flying glass fragments. To help avoid personal injury: Turn off the lamp switch and allow the bulb to cool before changing the bulb. Leave the lamp switch OFF until the bulb chang ...

Front Wheel Drive Shaft Replacement - Left Side
Special Tools CH-313 Slide Hammer CH-6003 Axle Shaft Remover CH-46376 Holding Wrench CH-49400 Hub Spindle Remover DT-6332 Seal Protector EN-956-1 Extension For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Removal Procedure Warning: To prevent personal injury and/or component ...

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