Forenza 2007

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and suitably support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the stabilizer shaft clamp bolts.
  4.  
  5. Remove the stabilizer shaft-to-stabilizer link nut.
  6.  
  7. Remove the stabilizer shaft clamps, the insulators, and the stabilizer shaft from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Stabilizer shaft clamp and bolt removal

  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the stabilizer shaft, the insulators, and the stabilizer shaft clamps.
  2.  
  3. Install the stabilizer shaft-to-stabilizer link nut.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the stabilizer shaft-to-stabilizer link nut to 35 ft. lbs. (47 Nm)
  6.  
  7. Install the stabilizer shaft clamp bolts.
  8.  
  9. Tighten the stabilizer shaft clamp bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm)
  10.  
  11. Lower the vehicle.
  12.  

Stabilizer Links



Removal & Installation
  1. Raise and suitably support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the stabilizer shaft-to-stabilizer link nut.
  6.  
  7. Remove the stabilizer link-to-strut assembly nut.
  8.  
  9. Remove the stabilizer link.

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    Fig. Stabilizer link removal

  10.  

To install:

  1. Install the stabilizer link.
  2.  
  3. Install the stabilizer link-to-strut assembly nut.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the stabilizer link-to-strut assembly nut to 35 ft. lbs. (47 Nm)
  6.  
  7. Install the stabilizer shaft-to-stabilizer link nut.
  8.  
  9. Tighten the stabilizer shaft-to-stabilizer link nut to 35 ft. lbs. (47 Nm)
  10.  
  11. Install the wheel.
  12.  
  13. Lower the vehicle.
  14.  

 
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