Removal

1. REMOVE STABILIZER BAR LINKS

(a) Remove the 2 nuts and stabilizer bar link. Torque: 44 N m (449 kgf cm, 32 ft lbf)

HINT:

if the ball joint turns together with the nut, use a hexagon (5 mm) wrench to hold the stud.

(b) Employ the same manner described above to the other side.

2. REMOVE FRONT SUSPENSION MEMBER WITH LOWER SUSPENSION ARM (See page SA^12)

3. REMOVE STABILIZER BAR

(a) Remove the 2 bolts, bracket and bushing. Torque: 19 N-m (194 kgf cm, 14 ft lbf)

HINT:

At the time of installation, please refer to the following items. Install the bushing so that the cutout will face to the rear. Install the bushing to the outside of the paint line on the stabilizer bar.

(b) Employ the same manner described above to the other side.

(c) Remove the stabilizer bar.

INSPECTION

INSPECT STABILIZER BAR LINK BALL JOINT FOR ROTATION CONDITION

(a) As shown in the illustration, flip the bail joint stud back and forth 5 times, before installing the nut.

(b) Using a torque wrench, turn the nut continuously at a rate of 2 - 4 seconds per 1 turn and take the torque reading on the 5th turn. Turning torque:

0.05 - 1.0 N m (0.5 - 10 kgf cm, 0.4 ~ 8.7 in. lbf)

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