Kia Amanti 2004-06

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  5. Remove the front wheel and tire.
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  7. Loosen the ball joint nut, but do not remove it.
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  9. Using the special tools (09455-21000), disconnect the lower arm ball joint from the lower arm connector.

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    Fig. Disconnecting the ball joint

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  11. Remove ball joint assembly.

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    Fig. Ball joint assembly

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  13. Remove the fork to lower arm connector mounting bolt.

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    Fig. Lower arm connecting bolt

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  15. Remove the stabilizer link from the lower arm.

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    Fig. Disconnecting the stabilizer bar from the lower arm

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  17. Remove the two lower arm mounting bolts and the stabilizer link mounting nut.

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    Fig. Stabilizer link mounting bolt

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  19. Remove the lower arm mounting bolt.

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    Fig. Lower arm mounting bolt

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  3. Install the stabilizer link so that the distance (A) is at the standard value 0.118-0.197 in. (3-5 mm).

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    Fig. Standard value for stabilizer link installation



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    Fig. Front lower arm components with torque specifications

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