GM Full Size Vans 1987-1997 Repair Guide

Stabilizer Bar

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



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Fig. Fig. 1: Common rear stabilizer bar mounting - P models

  1. Raise and support the rear end on jackstands.
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  3. Remove the stabilizer bar bolts, washers and brackets. Take note of their respective positions for installation.
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  5. Remove the clamps securing the stabilizer bar to the anchor arms.
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  7. Remove the bar.
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  9. Remove the insulators from the bar.
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To install:
  1. Install the insulators.
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  3. Install the bar onto the anchor plates.
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  5. Install the brackets and tighten the nuts to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
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  7. Engage the bar to the frame, route the parking brake cable over the stabilizer bar, install the brackets and tighten the nuts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
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  9. Lower the vehicle.
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