- Remove the stabilizer control link from the vehicle.
- Inspect for bending and damage.
- Rock the ball joint stud side to side 10 times.
- Rotate the ball joint stud 10 times.
- Measure the starting torque using a suitable Allen socket and a torque wrench.
- Stabilizer control link starting torque: 2-17 inch lbs. (0.2-1.9 Nm).