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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Rear Spring Replacement

Removal Procedure

  1. Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.
  2. Support the rear axle with a tall jack stand near the shock absorber.
  3. Remove the lower shock bolt. Refer to Shock Absorber Replacement.
  4. Using the tall jack stands, slowly lower the rear axle in order to remove tension from the rear springs.

  1. Remove the spring (1).

  1. Remove the upper spring seat/jounce bumper (1) from the spring, while leaving the lower spring seat on the axle.

Installation Procedure

  1. Install the upper spring seat/jounce bumper (1) on the spring.

  1. Install the spring (1) making sure the lower coil is seated   into the lower spring seat.
  2. Using the jack stands, raise the rear axle in order to compress the rear springs.
  3. Install the lower shock absorber bolts. Refer to Shock Absorber Replacement.
  4. Lower the vehicle.
Rear Spring Insulator Replacement
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Rear Axle Replacement
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Installation Procedure
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Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
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Wheel Stud Replacement
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