Subaru Tribeca 2006

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  5. Remove the tire and wheels.
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  7. Remove the front under cover.
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  9. Remove the front crossmember support plate.
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  11. Remove the stabilizer bar link.
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  13. Remove the stabilizer bar bracket bolts and bushings.
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  15. Remove the stabilizer bar from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Be sure to use new self locking nuts, as required.
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  5. Install the rubber bushing, so that the paint mark on the stabilizer bar is on the left side of the vehicle.
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  7. Install the stabilizer bushing (front crossmember side), while aligning it with the paint mark on the stabilizer bar.
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  9. Tighten the stabilizer link bolts to 44 ft. lbs. (60 Nm). Tighten the stabilizer bar clamp to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  11. Always fully tighten the rubber bushings when the wheels are in full contact with the ground and the vehicle is at curb height.
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