Infinity_QX4_1998-2003

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar)

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
    NOTE
    When removing and installing stabilizer bar secure part A as shown in the accompanying illustration.



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    Fig. You must secure part A when removing and installing the stabilizer bar

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  3. Remove stabilizer bar and connecting rod, by unfasten the retainers.

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    Fig. View of the stabilizer bar and bracket retainers

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  5. Inspect the stabilizer bar for deformities and cracks and replace if necessary. Check rubber bushings for deterioration and cracks and replace if necessary. Make sure the ball joint can rotate in all directions. If it-s movement is not smooth and free, replace stabilizer bar connecting rod.

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    Fig. Stabilizer and ball joint inspection

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To install:


NOTE
When installing stabilizer, make sure that paint mark and bracket face the proper direction as shown.



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Fig. When installing stabilizer, make sure that paint mark and bracket face the proper direction

  1. Install stabilizer bar with ball joint socket properly placed.

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    Fig. Install stabilizer bar with ball joint socket properly placed

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