Nissan Pathfinder 1996-05

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar)

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
    NOTE
    When removing and installing stabilizer bar, secure part A.



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    Fig. When removing and installing stabilizer bar, secure part A

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  3. Remove the retainers and the stabilizer bar.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure, noting the following:
    1. Install stabilizer bar with ball joint socket properly placed.
    2.  
    3. Refer to the accompanying illustration for tightening specifications.

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      Fig. Install stabilizer bar with ball joint socket properly placed



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      Fig. Rear suspension components and tightening specifications

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  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Disconnect the stabilizer bar ends from the connecting rods.

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    Fig. Disconnect the stabilizer bar ends from the connecting rods

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  5. Remove the stabilizer bar clamps, and remove the stabilizer bar bushings.

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    Fig. Remove the stabilizer bar clamps, and remove the stabilizer bar bushings

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  7. Remove the stabilizer bar.
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  9. Inspect the stabilizer bar for any deformation, cracks, or damage and replace if necessary. Also, check the rubber bushings for deterioration, or cracks and replace if necessary.
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To install:

  1. Installation is in the reverse order of removal, noting the following:
    1. Tighten the nuts and bolts to specification, as shown in the accompanying illustration.
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    3. Install the stabilizer bar bushings and clamps so they are positioned outside of the sideslip prevention clamp on the stabilizer bar.

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      Fig. Install the stabilizer bar bushings and clamps so they are positioned outside of the sideslip prevention clamp on the stabilizer bar



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      Fig. Rear suspension components and tightening specifications-2005 models

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