Chevrolet Chevette/1000 1976-1988 Repair Guide

Stabilizer Bar

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1Exploded view of the front stabilizer bar mounting

  1. Raise the car.
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  3. Remove the stabilizer bar nuts and bolts from the lower control arms.
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  5. Remove the stabilizer bar brackets and remove the stabilizer bar.
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To install:

  1. Hold the stabilizer bar in place and install the body bushings and brackets. Tighten the bracket bolts to 14 ft. lbs.
  2.  
  3. Install the retainers, grommets, and spacer to the lower control arms and install the attaching nuts.
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  5. Lower the car.
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  7. Tighten the attaching nuts to 15 ft. lbs.
  8.  

The correct torque is produced by running the nuts to the unthreaded portions of the link bolts.

 
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