H3 2006

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the nuts from the link assemblies.

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    Fig. Remove the nuts from the link assemblies

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  5. Remove the link assemblies.
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  7. Remove the insulator clamp bolts.

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    Fig. Remove the insulator clamp bolts

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  9. Remove the clamps.
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  11. Remove the stabilizer shaft.
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  13. Remove the insulators.
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  15. Inspect all of the parts for wear and damage.
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To install:

  1. Install the insulators to the stabilizer shaft.
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  3. Install the stabilizer shaft .
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  5. Install the clamps over the insulators and the stabilizer shaft.
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  7. Install insulator clamp bolts. Tighten the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
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  9. Support the lower control arms at curb height.
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  11. Install the link assemblies.
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  13. Install the nuts to the link assemblies. Tighten the nut to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
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  15. Lower the vehicle.
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