Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 2WD and 4WD, 2001-2005

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove link bolt nuts, retainers and insulators from the strut bar.
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  5. Remove the link bolts, retainers, insulators and spacers from the stabilizer bar.
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  7. Remove stabilizer bar retainer bolts and remove the bar.
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  9. Remove the bushings from the stabilizer bar.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the link nut (1), insulator (2), strut bar (3), link bolt (4), retainer (5), bushing (6), insulator (7), stabilizer bar (8) and spacer (9)

    Exploded view of the link nut (1), insulator (2), strut bar (3), link bolt (4), retainer (5), bushing (6), insulator (7), stabilizer bar (8) and spacer (9)
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To install:

  1. Install the bushings on the stabilizer bar.
  2.  
  3. Position the stabilizer bar on the frame rails.
    NOTE
    Make sure the bar is centered with equal spacing on both sides.

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  5. Install stabilizer bar retainers and bolts. Tighten the bolts to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).
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  7. Install the link bolt, retainers, spacer and insulators.
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  9. Install the link bolts nuts. Tighten the nuts to 100 inch lbs. (11 Nm).
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  11. Remove support and lower the vehicle.
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