GM Celebrity/Century/Ciera/6000 1982-1996 Repair Guide

Stabilizer Bar

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Loosen the rear lug nuts.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the wheel and tire.
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  7. Unsecure the bolts and nuts attaching the outer stabilizer bar bracket to the control arm.
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  9. Remove the bolts attaching the inner stabilizer bar brackets to the cradle bracket.
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  11. Pull the stabilizer bar from the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Position the stabilizer bar in the rear of the vehicle. Connect the stabilizer bar bracket to the cradle bracket with the bolts (on each side), then tighten them to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
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  3. Using the 3 bolts and nuts attach the outer stabilizer bar brackets (on each side) to the control arms, then tighten the bolts to 26 ft. lbs. (36 Nm).
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  5. Install the wheel and tire, then hand-tighten the lug nuts.
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  7. Lower the vehicle, then tighten the lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (136 Nm).
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