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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Camber Description Wheels

Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual / Chassis / Wheels/Tires / Camber Description Wheels

Camber Description Wheels

Camber is the tilting of the wheels from the vertical whenviewed from the front of the vehicle. When the wheels tilt outwardat the top, the camber is positive-(+). When the wheeltilts inward at the top, the camber isnegative-(−). The amount of tilt is measuredin degrees from the vertical. Camber settings influence thedirectional control and the tire wear.

Too much positive camber will result in premature wear on theoutside of the tire and cause excessive wear on the suspensionparts.

Too much negative camber will result in premature wear on theinside of the tire and cause excessive wear on the suspensionparts.

Unequal side-to-side camber of-1-degreeor more will cause the vehicle to pull or lead to the side with themost positive camber.

Cross Camber is the difference between the left camber valueand the right camber value.

Cross Camber = L camber-−-Rcamber

Tire and Wheel Balancing (Wheel Pilot Bore Greasing) Wheels
Beginning with MY 2011 vehicle, pilot bore grease should be applied.To enable this, grease must be applied to the pilot bore to prevent the wheel fromseizing onto the hub.Refer toAdhesives, Fluids, Lu ...

Caster Description Wheels
Caster is the tilting of the uppermost point of the steeringaxis either forward or backward, when viewed from the side of thevehicle. A backward tilt is positive-(+) and a forwardtilt is negative-(− ...

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Oil Pan Replacement Engine Lubrication Oil Sump/Pan
Removal ProcedureRemove the drive belt. Refer toDrive Belt Replacement.Remove the oil level indicator tube. Refer toOil Level Indicator Tube Replacement.Raise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Loosen the upper air conditioning (A/C) compressorbolts.Remove the lower A/C ...

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