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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Steering Knuckle Replacement

Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual / Suspension / Front Suspension / Steering Knuckle Replacement

Preliminary Procedure

Preliminary Procedure

  1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking the Vehicle
  2. Remove the wheel bearing and hub assembly. Refer to Front Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement.
  3. Separate the outer tie rod end from the knuckle. Refer to Steering Linkage Outer Tie Rod Replacement.
  4. Remove the wheel bearing/hub. Refer to Lower Control Arm Replacement.

Steering Knuckle Bolt (Qty: 2)

Steering Knuckle Nut (Qty: 2)

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

Tighten 90 Nm(66 lb ft) + 60-70 degrees

Steering Knuckle

Installation Procedure
Position the front brake shield (2) and front wheel bearing/hub (1) assembly in the steering knuckle. Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Install the NEW fr ...

Lower Control Arm Replacement
Special Tools EN-45059 Torque Angle Sensor Kit For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. ...

Other materials:

Tires
Every new GM vehicle has high-quality tires made by a leading tire manufacturer. See the warranty manual for information regarding the tire warranty and where to get service. For additional information refer to the tire manufacturer. WARNING Poorly maintained and improperly used tires are ...

Collision Damage Repair
If the vehicle is involved in a collision and it is damaged, have the damage repaired by a qualified technician using the proper equipment and quality replacement parts. Poorly performed collision repairs diminish the vehicle resale value, and safety performance can be compromised in subsequen ...

Metric Fasteners
This vehicle provides fastener dimensions using the metric system. Most metric fasteners are approximate in diameter to equivalent English fasteners. Make replacements using fasteners of the same nominal diameter, thread pitch, and strength. A number marking identifies the OE metric fastener ...

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