GM Camaro/Firebird 1993-1998 Repair Guide

Stabilizer Shaft (Sway Bar)

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the stabilizer shaft link, by removing the retaining nut, then remove the link. Unfasten the retaining bolts/screws, then remove the bracket.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Stabilizer shaft end link location

  1. Remove the front stabilizer shaft insulator clamp retaining bolts/screws and nuts, then remove the clamp.
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  3. Remove the insulator and bracket.
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  5. Remove the stabilizer shaft from the vehicle.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the stabilizer shaft (bar) attachment

To install:

The stabilizer shaft must be installed with the bend of the shaft facing down.

  1. Place the insulator over the stabilizer shaft. The slit of the insulator must face the rear of the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Position the clamps over the insulators and stabilizer shaft.
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  5. Position the bracket to the rear axle and secure with the retaining bolts/screws and nuts.
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  7. Install the stabilizer shaft link, as follows:
    1. Position the bracket to the underbody pan, then install the retaining bolts/screws and tighten to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Position the link to the bracket, then install the link and nut. Tighten the link and nut to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
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  9. Carefully lower the vehicle.
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