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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Rear Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement (Drum Brake)

Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual / Suspension / Rear Suspension / Rear Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement (Drum Brake)

Special Tools

EN 45059 Torque Angle Sensor Kit

For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools.

Removal Procedure

  1. Raise and suitably 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 brake drum. Refer to Brake Drum Replacement.

  1. Remove the plug from the drum brake actuator access hole in the backing plate. Using the access hole, install a heavy mechanic wire (1) in order to support the brake backing plate.

  1. Remove the wheel speed sensor bolt (2).
  2. Remove the wheel speed sensor (1).

  1. Remove the wheel bearing/hub mounting bolts (1).

  1. Remove the wheel bearing/hub assembly (1) from the rear axle assembly   and brake backing plate.

Installation Procedure

  1. Install the wheel bearing/hub assembly (1) to the brake backing plate and the rear axle assembly.

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

Note: Tighten the bolts evenly, in a cross-pattern.

Note: Tighten the bolts evenly, in a cross-pattern.

  1. Install the wheel bearing/hub mounting bolts (1) and tighten to 50 N·m (37 lb ft) + 40° , using the EN 45059 kit.

    Tighten the bolts evenly, in a cross-pattern.

  1. Install  the wheel speed sensor (1).
  2. Install the wheel speed sensor bolt (2) and tighten to 6 N·m (54 lb in).
  3. Remove the support (1) from the brake backing plate.
  4. Install the plug to the drum brake actuator access hole in the backing plate.
  5. Install the brake drum. Refer to Brake Drum Replacement.
  6. Install the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.
  7. Remove the support and lower the vehicle.
Rear Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement (Disc Brake)
Special Tools EN 45059 Torque Angle Sensor Kit For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Removal Procedure Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting   and ...

Rear Axle Bushing Replacement
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Other materials:

Tire Designations
Tire Size The following is an example of a typical passenger vehicle tire size. (1) Passenger (P-Metric) Tire: The United States version of a metric tire sizing system. The letter P as the first character in the tire size means a passenger vehicle tire engineered to standards set by the U.S. ...

Vehicle, Engine and Transmission ID and VIN Location, Derivative and Usage
Note:: Graphic shows exemplary VIN. The VIN plate is the legal identifier of the vehicle. The VIN plate is located on the upper left corner of the instrument panel (I/P) and can be seen through the windshield from the outside of the vehicle: ...

Airbag System
The vehicle has the following airbags: • A frontal airbag for the driver. •  A frontal airbag for the front outboard passenger. • A knee airbag for the driver. • A knee airbag for the front outboard passenger. • A seat-mounted side impact airbag for the driver. • A seat-mounted side impac ...

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