Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Wheel Alignment - Steering Wheel Angle and/or Front Toe Adjustment
- Ensure that the steering wheel is set in a straight ahead position.
- Loosen the tie rod jam nut (1).
- Adjust the toe to specification by turning the inner tie rod (2). Refer to Wheel Alignment Specifications.
Refer to Fastener Caution.
- Tighten the tie rod nut (1) to60 Y (44 lb ft)
Wheel Alignment MeasurementSteering and vibration complaints are not always the result of improper alignment. One possible cause is wheel and tire imbalance. Another possibility is tire lead due to worn or improperly manufa ...
Additional Factors Affecting System Operation
Safety belts help keep the passenger in position on the seat during vehicle maneuvers and braking, which helps the passenger sensing system maintain the passenger airbag status. See “Safety Belts” and “Child Restraints” in the Index for additional information about the importance of pr ...
Liftgate Adjustment Callout Component Name 1 Liftgate Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution. Procedure Loosen the 4 liftgate hinge bolts to adjust the liftgate. Adjust the liftgate in order to obtai ...
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
The compact spare tire and tools are located in the storage compartment in the rear of the vehicle. The jack and tools are stored below the spare tire. 1. Extension 2. Jack 3. Wheel Wrench 4. Strap To access the spare tire and tools: 1. Open the trunk or liftgate.