Montana SV6 (2006), Relay, Terraza, Uplander (2005-2007)

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation



With Independent Rear Suspension
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the wheel, marking the location of the wheel to the hub prior to removal. Mark the individual location of all retainers as they are removed.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Left and right stabilizer shaft links
     
    Left and right stabilizer shaft insulators and brackets
     
    Stabilizer shaft from the left side of the vehicle

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    Fig. Showing stabilizer bar links to control arm

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Stabilizer shaft from the left side of the vehicle
     
    Stabilizer shaft link bolt and nut, tighten the stabilizer shaft link nut to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm)
     
    Left and right stabilizer shaft insulators and brackets
     
    Left front wheel
     

  2.  
  3. Lower the vehicle.
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With Rear Twist Axle
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the wheel, marking the location of the wheel to the hub prior to removal. Mark the individual location of all retainers as they are removed.
  6.  
  7. Remove the left and right stabilizer shaft link lower nut (3).
  8.  
  9. Remove the stabilizer bar (link) (2) from the suspension strut and stabilizer shaft.

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    Fig. Identifying front stabilizer bar components: upper nut (1); shaft bar (link) (2); lower nut (3)

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To install:

  1. Install the stabilizer link (2) to the suspension strut and stabilizer shaft.
  2.  
  3. Install the stabilizer shaft link nuts. Tighten the nut to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the tire and wheel assembly. Tighten the lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (140 Nm) in a criss-cross pattern, after aligning the wheel hub with the reference mark and holes as shown in appropriate illustration.
  6.  
  7. Lower the vehicle.
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