REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figures 1 and 2
- Raise the car and support it with safety stands.
- Position a floor jackstand beneath the rear suspension crossmember.
- Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
- Remove the stabilizer nuts, washers, bushings, sleeves and bolts.
- Remove the bolts securing the stabilizer bar brackets and grommets to the rear suspension crossmember.
- Remove the stabilizer bar.
- Remove the bolts securing the rear suspension crossmember to the vehicle frame.
- Lower the floor jackstand to allow the rear suspension crossmember to be lowered from the vehicle frame.
- Remove the control arm and bushing nut.
- Unfasten the control arm and bushing bolt, then remove the control arm.
- Place the control arm into position, install the retaining bolt and tighten it to 50-70 ft. lbs. (68-95 Nm).
- Install the control arm and bushing retaining nut, then tighten the nut to 64-86 ft. lbs. (87-116 Nm).
- Raise the floor jack and place the crossmember into position. Install the crossmember bolts and tighten them to 34-46 ft. lbs. (47-62 Nm).
- Position the grommets onto the stabilizer bar and align the grommets to the positions painted on the bar.
- Position the stabilizer bar to the rear suspension crossmember and secure it in place with the straps and bolts. Tighten the bolts to 32-43 ft. lbs. (43-59 Nm).
- Install the stabilizer bolts, washers, grommets, sleeves and nuts. Tighten the stabilizer nuts so 0.64-0.71 in. (16.2-18.2mm) of thread is exposed at the end of the bolt.
- Install the wheel and tire assembly.
- Check the wheel alignment and lower the vehicle.