Sentra 1997

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Nissan Altima 1999-2006

Nissan Sentra 1997-2006



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Fig. Removing stabilizer bar bolts-typical

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Four stabilizer bar mounting nuts from each side
     

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To install:

  1. To install, perform the following:

    make sure the paint mark and clamp face in their correct directions
     
    Make sure that slit in bushing is facing to the front
     
    Install the four mounting bolts on each side
     
    Install stabilizer bar with ball joint socket properly placed
     
    Check stabilizer for deformation or cracks, replace if necessary
     
    Check rubber bushings for deterioration or cracks, replace if necessary
     
    Check ball joint can rotate in all directions. If movement is not smooth and free, replace stabilizer bar connecting rod
     

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Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 1997-1999



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Fig. Removing stabilizer bar mounting and link bolts

  1. Using paint, matchmark the stabilizer bar and clamps.
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  3. When removing or installing the stabilizer bar, secure portion "A" with wrenches as shown.
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    Fig. When removing or installing the stabilizer bar, secure portion "A" with wrenches as shown



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    Fig. When installing the stabilizer bar, make sure the paint marks align

  5. When installing the links, make sure the ball sockts and links are straight.
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