Chrysler Caravan/Voyager/Town n Country 1984-1995

Sway Bar

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



All Wheel Drive Models

See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: Rear sway bar mounting-all wheel drive models



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Fig. Fig. 2: Rear sway bar removal and installation-all wheel drive models

The sway bar interconnects both sides of the rear axle and attaches to the rear frame rails using 2 rubber isolated link arms. It is attached to the rear axle through rubber isolated bushings.

  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the 2 lower bolts which hold the sway bar to the link arm on each side of the vehicle.
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  5. Loosen the bolts that attach the sway bar bushings to the rear axle housing.
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  7. While holding the sway bar in place, remove the 4 bushing retaining bolts and remove the sway bar from the axle.
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To install:
  1. Inspect the bushings and replace any that appear damaged.
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  3. Install the sway bar to the rear axle. The slits in the bushing should face up in the installed position. Do not tighten the bolts.
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  5. Install the 2 lower link bolts, do not tighten these.
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  7. Lower the vehicle so that all the weight is on the wheels. Tighten the mounting bolts to the following values:
    1. Bushing-to-axle bracket-45 ft. lbs. (61 Nm)
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    3. Link arm-to-frame rail-45 ft. lbs. (61 Nm)
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    5. Sway bar-to-link arm-45 ft. lbs. (61 Nm)
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    7. Link arm bracket-to-frame rail-24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm)
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