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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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Fog Lamp Aiming
Preparation Procedure Important: Horizontal aim is not adjustable on this vehicle. Vertical aim is done by an adjusting nut located on the rear of the fog lamp. Prior to aiming the fog lamps, perform the following steps: Completely assemble all of the components on the vehicle. Place the ...

Low-Profile Tires
If the vehicle has P225/45R18 size tires, they are classified as low‐profile tires. These tires are designed for very responsive driving on wet or dry pavement, however, may produce more road noise and tend to wear faster. Notice: Low-profile tires are more susceptible to damage from road ...

Removal Procedure
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 Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection. Remove the rear side door. Refer t ...

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