Ram Truck 1500, 2500 & 3500 (2006-2008)

Control Links

Print

Removal & Installation



Independent Front Suspension
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the lower nut.
  6.  
  7. Remove the upper nut, retainer and grommets.
  8.  
  9. Remove the stabilizer link from the vehicle

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Stabilizer link (1) 4X2 independent front suspension shown 4X4 similar

  10.  
  11. Install the stabilizer link to the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Install the lower nut and tighten to 75 ft. lbs. (102 Nm).
  14.  
  15. Install the retainers, grommets and upper nut and tighten to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
  16.  
  17. Remove the support and lower the vehicle.
  18.  

Link/Coil Suspension
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Hold the stabilizer link shafts with a wrench and remove the link nuts at the stabilizer bar.
  6.  
  7. Remove the retainers and grommets from the stabilizer bar links.
  8.  
  9. Remove the stabilizer bar link nuts from the axle brackets.
  10.  
  11. Remove the links from the axle brackets with Puller C-3894-A.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Link removal with Puller C-3894-A shown

  12.  

To install:

  1. Install links to the axle bracket and tighten nut to 110 ft. lbs. (149 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install links, retainers, grommets and nuts to the stabilizer bar. Hold the link shaft with a wrench and tighten the nuts to 27 ft. lbs. (38 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Remove the supports and lower the vehicle
  6.  

 
label.common.footer.alt.autozoneLogo