Install the outer tie rod ball stud into the hole in the steering knuckle arm. The cabin is built like a steel cage, with steel members running vertically from the door hinge up the A pillars to the roofline, then back to reinforced B- and C-pillars, and down to the rocker panels. For the first step, each bolt should be tightened in sequence from 1 to 10 with 18 foot-pounds of torque. Each of the four doors contains a side-impact beam which when hit directs energy up through the side rails to a large front longitudinal member, then through a flat crossmember to the front axle and wheelhouse and finally down to the fender-door support. To do this, hold the tie rod end stud with a wrench while loosening and removing the nut with a standard wrench or crowfoot wrench. The instrument panel is simple, while still presenting the important information in big gauges: speedo, tach, fuel and coolant temp. I don't know if that's necessary or not, as I have not done one on this particular truck.
The Aveo is zippy with room to spare, at least with the standard manual transmission, a solid five-speed gearbox. The Echo and Scion are higher priced, however, leaving the ten-grand cars to the Koreans. Apr 29, 2010 Step 1: 18 lb. Mar 25, 2015 If the torque is the same as the 04 then it is as follows -don't see why it would be different Tighten to 30lbs, then turn 60 degrees further, then turn 60 degrees further again, then 60 degrees one last time and finally 40 degrees to finish Total turn is 220 degrees in four adjustments past the original 30lb set point. New cotter pin through the upper ball joint stud and nut, lubricate the ball joint as required. Then you can pop it loose from its top by pulling on the trim piece itself. Start attaching nut onto stud of tie rod end.
With vehicle brakes applied to keep brake rotor and hub from turning, tighten the hub nut to a torque of 180 ft. Jan 02, 2009 Remove in this order: wheel, loosen the 4 lower ball joint set bolts, cotter pin and nut from tie rod, tie rod from ball joint bracket, ball joint from lower control arm, 4 lower ball joint set bolts, ball joint from suspension. The Aveo looks good, particularly the sedan, and the body panels fit well. The Chevrolet Aveo weighs a quoted 1065 kg at the kerb. Insert a pry bar between inner tripod joint and transaxle case Pry against inner tripod joint, until tripod joint retaining snap ring is disengaged from transaxle side gear. You think the cover will break, but it'll come loose. Remove The Shock Absorber And Install A Spring Compressor on The Coil Spring.
Our test route took us through a choppy construction zone and over some twisty back roads. Hit the joint on the side and it will pop out. Install nut securing upper ball joint to vertical link and tighten to 44-59 ft. There's a good four-spoke steering wheel, finished in matt black. We crawled in the back seat and discovered lots of room back there, as well as good visibility given the stadium seating, with elevated seats which are possible thanks to a high roof. Test that snap ring is fully engaged with side gear by attempting to remove tripod joint from transaxle by hand. The front ventilated discs are large for the size of the car, and the rear drums have wide linings.
Posted on Apr 09, 2010 Hi Douglas, I'm glad to help. There's a little smiley-face grille, inconspicuous in black mesh, with a tidy Chevy bowtie symbol in the center. Those forks don't work for me, though we have them. If equipped Drive axle hub nut and washer Brake line and wheel speed sensor support bracket from the upper control arm to allow extra travel of the control arm. Be sure to torque the hub nut to the manufacturers specifications - at least 75ft-lbs.
The lamp will come loose by prying it very hard. A Service Manual Will Give The Details For The Specific Make And Model Vehicle. I will paste the book solution from autozone. Just remove the tie rod end, unbolt the arm that attaches to the spindle and replace the arm. This will expose a half a dozen bolts. The roofline is rounded, sloping back to meet the optional spoiler over the liftgate.
There are a number of thoughtful slots and pockets for storing things, including a lighted glovebox. The gearshift lever had kind of a long throw, but then it isn't trying to be a sports car. Start the tie rod attaching nut onto the stud. Model Lineup The Chevy Aveo comes in four-door and five-door hatchback body styles, priced the same. Installation of the new wheel bearing and hub must be done before installing the steering knuckle on the vehicle.
The little Aveo will chirp the tires in second gear, which will surely impress an audience of an owner's peers. Do not reuse the wheel bearing. The body structure is designed to provide as much crash protection to occupants as possible. Work a credit card under the pointed edge and pull outward. The strut may be left on vehicle but the spring must be compressed. For your high-school graduation present, your parents--who love you very much but are looking forward to some peace and quiet once you're safely ensconced in a dorm many hours away--have offered to buy you a set of wheels. Step 3: additional 60 degrees.
Position tie rod ball joint taper pin on steering arm and install and tighten securing nut to 53-63 ft. Some spindles are made with tie rod end permanantly attached If it is removable, remove nut and drive the separator tool between the tie rod and spindle using a large hammer. Use a socket wrench on a bit driver to reach the deeper two. And it shows, especially in the smooth sedan, which is better looking than the Hyundai Accent or Rio. The rack-and-pinion steering is sharp, and the torsion beam rear axle gives the car a grown-up feel, but with the turning circle a ridiculously small 16 feet, the car feels like a toy at the right time.
The vehicle will need a front end allignment. We're happy to report that when you lock the brakes, you will at least come to a screeching halt without veering. You should probably replace the wheel bearings. Minimizing wind, road and engine noise, there's a lot of sound insulation located under the hood and floor, and in the doors and dash panel. Install the two attaching bolts. We accelerated all the way up to 85 mph in fourth gear, and the engine stayed with it all the way.