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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Steering Linkage Inner Tie Rod Replacement (Electronic Power Steering)

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Special Tools

CH-6247 Removal and Installation Tool for the Steering Linkage Inner Tie Rod

For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools.

Removal Procedure

  1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking the Vehicle.
  2. Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.
  3. Remove the steering linkage outer tie rod. Refer to Steering Linkage Outer Tie Rod Replacement.
  4. Remove the steering gear boot. Refer to Steering Gear Boot Replacement.

  1. Remove the steering linkage inner tie rod with CH-6247 remover/installer .

Installation Procedure

  1. Apply threadlock compound to the threads of the inner tie rod.

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

  1. Install the steering linkage inner rod using the CH-6247 remover/installer and tighten to 105 Nm (77 lb ft).
  2. Install the steering gear boot. Refer to Steering Gear Boot Replacement.
  3. Install the steering linkage outer tie rod. Refer to Steering Linkage Outer Tie Rod Replacement.
  4. Install the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.
  5. Measure the wheel alignment. Refer to Wheel Alignment Measurement.
  6. Adjust front toe. Refer to Wheel Alignment - Steering Wheel Angle and/or Front Toe Adjustment.
  7. Center the steering angle sensor. Refer to Steering Angle Sensor Centering.
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Removal Procedure
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Installation Procedure
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