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

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the hardware bolting the links to the stabilizer bar. Separate the links with Puller C-3894-A, or equivalent.
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  5. Remove the hardware bolting the stabilizer bar retainers to the axle.
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  7. Remove the stabilizer bar.
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  9. Unbolt and remove the links from the frame, if desired.
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  11. Replace worn, cracked or distorted bushings.
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  13. Remove links upper mounting nuts and bolts and remove links.

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    Fig. Stabilizer bar mounting-typical

    Stabilizer bar mounting-typical
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To install:

  1. Install link into frame brackets and install mounting nuts and bolts.
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  3. Install the stabilizer bar and center it with equal spacing on both sides. Tighten retainer hardware to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
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  5. Install the links and tighten the hardware on frame and at the bar hand tight.
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  7. Lower the vehicle onto the suspension.
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  9. Tighten the links as follows:

    Link upper: 50 ft. lbs. (68 Nm)
     
    Link lower: 50 ft. lbs. (68 Nm)
     

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