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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Prevailing Torque Fasteners

Prevailing torque fasteners create a thread interface between the fastener and the fastener counterpart in order to prevent the fastener from loosening.

All Metal Prevailing Torque Fasteners

These fasteners accomplish the thread interface by a designed distortion or deformation in the fastener.

Nylon Interface Prevailing Torque Fasteners

These fasteners accomplish the thread interface by the presence of a nylon material on the fastener threads.

Adhesive Coated Fasteners

These fasteners accomplish the thread interface by the presence of a thread-locking compound on the fastener threads. Refer to the appropriate repair procedure in order to determine if the fastener may be reused and the applicable thread-locking compound to apply to the fastener.

  1. Prevailing Torque Nut, Center Lock Type
  2. Prevailing Torque Nut, Top Lock Type
  3. Prevailing Torque Nut, Nylon Patch Type
  4. Prevailing Torque Nut, Nylon Washer Insert Type
  5. Prevailing Torque Nut, Nylon Insert Type
  6. Prevailing Torque Bolt, Dry Adhesive Coating Type
  7. Prevailing Torque Bolt, Thread Profile Deformed Type
  8. Prevailing Torque Bolt, Nylon Strip Type
  9. Prevailing Torque Bolt, Out-of-Round Thread Area Type

A prevailing torque fastener may be reused ONLY if:

Metric Prevailing Torque Fastener Minimum Torque Development

English Prevailing Torque Fastener Minimum Torque Development

English Prevailing Torque Fastener Minimum Torque Development

Thread Inserts

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 n ...

Thread Inserts
General Purpose Thread Repair Kits. These kits are available commercially. Repair Procedure Warning: Refer to Safety Glasses Warning in the Preface section. Note: Refer to the thread repair ...

Other materials:

Rear Bumper Fascia Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the tail lamps. Refer to Tail Lamp Replacement. Rear Bumper Fascia Retainer (Qty: 2) Rear Wheelhouse Liner Bolt (Qty: 6) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Tighten 2.5 N·m (23 lb in) Rear Bumper Fascia Procedure Pull th ...

Bumpers and Fascias
Specifications Front Bumper Energy Absorber Replacement Preliminary Procedure Remove the front bumper fascia. Refer to Front Bumper Fascia Replacement. Front Bumper Energy Absorber Procedure Unclip from front bumper fascia. ...

Installation Procedure
Create 6 x 20 mm (4/16 x 12/16 in) slots for MIG-brazing along the edges of the rear inner wheelhouse as noted from the original panel. Note: If the location of the original plug weld holes can not be determined, space the slots every 40 mm (1½ in). Clean and prepare the ...

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