Toyota RAV4 2000-05

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Front stabilizer bar and related components-2000-2005

  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 wheel assembly.
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  7. Remove the stabilizer bar link retaining nuts.
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  9. Remove the stabilizer bar bracket bolts, bushings and brackets.
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  11. Remove the stabilizer bar from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse order of the removal procedure.
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  3. Be sure to install the bushings so that the cutout will face rearward. Install the bushings to the outside of the bushing stopper.
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  5. Tighten the stabilizer bar link nuts to 32 ft. lbs.
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  7. Tighten the stabilizer bracket bolts to 22 ft. lbs.
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