G6 2005-2007

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheels.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the stabilizer links from the stabilizer shaft.
  6.  
  7. Using a suitable jack stand, support the rear of the frame assembly.
  8.  
  9. Remove the frame support-to-body bolts.
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  11. Remove the rear frame assembly mounting bolts.
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  13. Lower the rear of the cradle in order to gain clearance to the stabilizer shaft.
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  15. Remove the stabilizer bar clamps and insulators.
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  17. Remove the stabilizer shaft through the opening between the frame and body.
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To install:

  1. Position the stabilizer shaft to the frame.
  2.  
  3. Install the stabilizer bar clamps and insulators and tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Raise the rear of the cradle.
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  7. Install the frame support brackets. Loosely install the bracket and frame-to-body bolts.
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  9. Tighten the rear frame to body bolt-to-74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
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  11. Tighten the frame support bracket-to-body bolt 74 ft. lbs. (100).
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  13. Tighten all the bolts 90 degrees plus an additional 15 degrees.
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  15. Remove the jack stand.
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  17. Connect the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar and tighten to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  18.  
  19. Lower the vehicle.
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Stabilizer Links



Removal & Installation
  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front tire and wheel assembly.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the stabilizer link from the stabilizer shaft.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the stabilizer link from the strut assembly and remove from the vehicle.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Connect the stabilizer link to the strut assembly.
  2.  
  3. Tighten the stabilizer link nut to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Connect the stabilizer link to the stabilizer shaft.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the stabilizer link nut to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install the front tire and wheel assembly.
  10.  
  11. Lower the vehicle.
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