Isuzu Ascender 2003-05

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the stabilizer shaft links to the stabilizer shaft retaining nuts.
  4.  
  5. Remove the stabilizer shaft insulator clamp mounting bolts.
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  7. Remove the stabilizer shaft insulator clamp from the stabilizer shaft insulator.
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  9. Remove the stabilizer shaft insulators from the stabilizer shaft.
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  11. Remove the stabilizer shaft from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Install the stabilizer shaft to the vehicle.
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  3. Install the stabilizer shaft insulators to the stabilizer shaft.
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  5. Install the stabilizer shaft insulator clamp to the stabilizer shaft insulator.
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  7. Install the stabilizer shaft insulator clamp mounting bolts and tighten to 41 ft. lbs. (55 Nm) on the front or 52 ft. lbs. (70 Nm) on the rear.
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  9. Install the stabilizer shaft links to the stabilizer shaft and tighten to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Lower the vehicle.
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Stabilizer Links



Removal & Installation
  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the stabilizer shaft link to stabilizer shaft retaining nut.

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    Fig. Stabilizer shaft link

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  5. Remove the stabilizer shaft link to lower control arm retaining nut.
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  7. Remove the stabilizer shaft link.
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To install:

  1. Install the stabilizer shaft link to the lower control arm.
  2.  
  3. Install the stabilizer shaft link to lower control arm retaining nut.
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  5. Tighten the nuts to 114 ft. lbs. (155 Nm).
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  7. Install the stabilizer shaft link to the stabilizer shaft.
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  9. Install the stabilizer shaft link to stabilizer shaft retaining nut.
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  11. Tighten the nuts to 114 ft. lbs. (155 Nm).
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  13. Lower the vehicle.
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