Chevrolet Full Size Cars 1979-1989

Stabilizer Bar

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Raise and support the rear of the vehicle safely using jackstands under the frame or axle. If supporting the vehicle by the frame, position a floor jack under the axle to unload the stabilizer bar.
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  3. Remove the stabilizer bar-to-lower control arm bolts, then remove the stabilizer bar from the vehicle.
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  5. If necessary, remove the fasteners and separate the stabilizer bar brackets from the control arms. To install:
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  7. If removed, install the stabilizer bar brackets to the control arms and tighten the retainers to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).
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  9. Position the stabilizer bar to the vehicle, then install and tighten the stabilizer-to-bracket fasteners to 52 ft. lbs. (70 Nm).
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  11. Remove the jackstands and carefully lower the vehicle.
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