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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Toe Description Wheels

Toe Description Wheels

Toe is a measurement of how much the front and/or rear wheelsare turned in or out from a straight-ahead position. When thewheels are turned in, toe is positive-(+). When thewheels are turned out, toe is negative-(−).The actual amount of toe is normally only a fraction of a degree.The purpose of toe is to ensure that the wheels rollparallel.

Toe also offsets the small deflections of the wheel supportsystem that occur when the vehicle is rolling forward. In otherwords, with the vehicle standing still and the wheels set withtoe-in, the wheels tend to roll parallel on the road when thevehicle is moving.

Improper toe adjustment will cause premature tire wear andcause steering instability.

Tire Rotation Wheels
Tires should be rotated every 12-000 km (7,500-mi). SeeMaintenance Schedule. Tires are rotated to achieve a uniform wear for all tires. The first rotation is themost important. Anytime unusual wear i ...

Wheel Stud Replacement Wheels
Tools Required J–43631 -Ball Joint RemoverFor regional equivalent tools, refer toSpecial Tools.Removal ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Remove the tire ...

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Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps Lighting Bulbs
Low Beam HeadlampHigh Beam headlampPark/Turn Signal LampSidemarker LampTo replace:Turn the tire to reach the access port cap on front of the wheel well cover.Remove screw (1) and turn the access port cap (2) counterclockwise to remove.If replacing the low/high headlamp bulb, remove the dust cover ca ...

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