Toyota Corolla 1970-1987 Repair Guide

Stabilizer Bar

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION RWD Models

  1. Disconnect the stabilizer bar from the rear axle brackets.
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  3. Remove the stabilizer bar from the vehicle. Examine the insulators (bushings) carefully for any sign of wear and replace them if necessary.
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To install:
  1. Place the bar in position. Install both stabilizer bar bracket bolts and partial tighten bolts.
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  3. Lower the vehicle and bounce it a few times to stabilize the suspension.
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  5. Raise the rear of the vehicle again then tighten the bracket bolts to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm).
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