Miata 1990-1997

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Component locations for the stabilizer

  1. Raise and safely support the rear of the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the rear wheels from the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the stabilizer bracket and the stabilizer bushing, inspect the bushing for deterioration or wear and replace if necessary.
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  7. Remove the stabilizer to control link bolt, and remove the stabilizer bar.
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To install:

  1. Position the stabilizer bar. Align the bushing on the stabilizer bar with the painted marking. Loosely install the mounting bolts.
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  3. Install the rear wheels, and lower the vehicle.
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  5. Tighten the control link to stabilizer bar bolts to 27-40 ft. lbs. (36-54 Nm), and the stabilizer bracket bolts to 14-21 ft. lbs. (20-28 Nm).
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