GM Astro/Safari 1985-1996 Repair Guide

Stabilizer (Sway) Bar

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4



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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the stabilizer shaft mounting



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Fig. Fig. 2: Loosen the stabilizer bar link nut, while using a wrench to hold the bolt from turning ...



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Fig. Fig. 3: ... then remove the bolt, gathering each of the link components and keeping them in order



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Fig. Fig. 4: Make sure the offset on the bar is aligned properly during installation

  1. Raise and support the front of the vehicle on jackstands.
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  3. Remove the wheels to provide access (and light).
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  5. Disconnect the stabilizer bar link nuts, then slowly pull the bolts down, from underneath the lower control arms. As the bolts are removed, the retainers, insulators and link spacer will be freed from the bolt. BE SURE to note the locations for each of these components and keep them in order. It is probably best to install them in order over the bolt and put the nut on the end to keep any part from being lost.