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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Rear Suspension Description and Operation

Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual / Suspension / Rear Suspension / Rear Suspension Description and Operation

This vehicle has a semi-independent twist-beam rear suspension system consisting of the following components:

Axle Assembly

The axle assembly (1) attaches to the underbody through a rubber bushing and

The axle assembly (1) attaches to the underbody through a rubber bushing and bracket located at the front of each integral trailing arm.

The brackets are attached to the underbody side rails with bolts (2). The axle structure itself maintains the geometrical relationship of the wheels relative to the centerline of the body.

Special Tools and Equipment

Tires and Wheels

Wheel Stud Replacement
Removal Procedure Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installati ...

Tires and Wheels
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Other materials:

Seat Adjustment
Manual Front Seats To adjust a manual seat: 1. Pull the handle at the front of the seat. 2. Slide the seat to the desired position and release the handle. 3. Try to move the seat back and forth to be sure it is locked in place. Seat Height Adjuster If available, move the lever up or down t ...

Installation Procedure
Remove all mounds or loose pieces of urethane adhesive from the pinch-weld area. Inspect for any of the following problems in order to help prevent future breakage of the window: High weld Solder spots Hardened sealer Any other obstruction or irregularity in the pinch-weld fla ...

Installation Procedure
Prepare all mating surfaces as necessary Align the body lock pillar outer panel reinforcement. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the body lock pillar outer panel reinforcement as noted from the original panel. Clean and prepare the attaching  surfac ...

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