Stabilizer Bar - Front (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 3101220231012202

Remove

  1. Remove the front fascia valance. See Valance - Front Fascia (Remove and Replace).
  2. Remove and discard the nuts that attach the front stabilizer bar to the LH and RH front stabilizer bar links, and then move the front stabilizer bar links aside.
    Torque 98 Nm
    Note: Use a T40 bit to hold the stabilizer bar link ball joint in position.
    LH side shown, RH similar
  3. Remove and discard the nuts that attach the front stabilizer bar to the front subframe, and then remove the stabilizer bar from the vehicle.
    Torque 35 Nm
1Remove the front fascia valance. See Valance - Front Fascia (Remove and Replace).
LH side shown, RH similar
2Remove and discard the nuts that attach the front stabilizer bar to the LH and RH front stabilizer bar links, and then move the front stabilizer bar links aside.
Torque 98 Nm
Note: Use a T40 bit to hold the stabilizer bar link ball joint in position.
3Remove and discard the nuts that attach the front stabilizer bar to the front subframe, and then remove the stabilizer bar from the vehicle.
Torque 35 Nm

Install

  1. Install the front stabilizer bar to the front subframe, install new nuts to attach the stabilizer bar to the subframe, and then mark the nuts with a paint pen after they are torqued.
    Torque 35 Nm
  2. Install the LH and RH front stabilizer bar links to the front stabilizer bar, install new nuts to attach the links to the stabilizer bar, and then mark the nuts with a paint pen after they are torqued.
    Torque 98 Nm
    Note: Use a T40 bit to hold the stabilizer bar link ball joint in position.
    LH side shown, RH similar
  3. Install the front fascia valance. See Valance - Front Fascia (Remove and Replace).
1Install the front stabilizer bar to the front subframe, install new nuts to attach the stabilizer bar to the subframe, and then mark the nuts with a paint pen after they are torqued.
Torque 35 Nm
LH side shown, RH similar
2Install the LH and RH front stabilizer bar links to the front stabilizer bar, install new nuts to attach the links to the stabilizer bar, and then mark the nuts with a paint pen after they are torqued.
Torque 98 Nm
Note: Use a T40 bit to hold the stabilizer bar link ball joint in position.
3Install the front fascia valance. See Valance - Front Fascia (Remove and Replace).