Aveo 2004-2005

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle allowing the suspension to hang free.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the stabilizer bar-to-knuckle nut and the bar-to-link nut.
  6.  
  7. Remove the stabilizer bar links.
  8.  
  9. Remove the front crossmember assembly.
  10.  
  11. Remove the stabilizer bar from the crossmember by removing the U-clamp bolts.

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    Fig. Removal and installation of the stabilizer bar

  12.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Stabilizer bar and U-clamps. Tighten the clamp bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
     
    Install the front crossmember assembly.
     

  2.  
  3. Install the stabilizer bar links.
  4.  
  5. Install the stabilizer bar-to-knuckle nut and the bar-to-link nut and tighten the nuts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the wheels.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle allowing the suspension to hang free.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the stabilizer bar-to-knuckle nut and the bar-to-link nut.
  6.  
  7. Remove the stabilizer bar links.
  8.  
  9. Remove the front crossmember assembly.
  10.  
  11. Remove the stabilizer bar from the crossmember by removing the U-clamp bolts.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Removal and installation of the stabilizer bar

  12.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Stabilizer bar and U-clamps. Tighten the clamp bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
     
    Install the front crossmember assembly.
     

  2.  
  3. Install the stabilizer bar links.
  4.  
  5. Install the stabilizer bar-to-knuckle nut and the bar-to-link nut and tighten the nuts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the wheels.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  

 
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