Front Stabilizer Link Replacement

1.Raise the front of the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported. Remove the front wheels.

2.Remove the self-locking nut (A) and flange nut (B) while holding the respective joint pin (C) with a hex wrench (D), and remove the stabilizer link (E).

 

3.Install the stabilizer link on the stabilizer bar and lower arm with the joint pins set at the center of each moving range.

 

4.Install the self-locking nut and flange nut, and lightly tighten them.

NOTE: Use a new self-locking nut on reassembly.

5.Place the floor jack under the lower arm ball joint, and raise the suspension to load it with the vehicle's weight.



Do not place the jack against the ball joint pin of the lower arm.


6.Tighten the new self-locking nut (A) and flange nut (B) to the specified torque values while holding the respective joint pins (C) with a hex wrench (D).

 

7.After 5 minutes of driving, re-tighten the self-locking nut again to the specified torque.