Rear Stabilizer Link Replacement

1.Raise the rear of the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported. Remove the rear 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 trailing 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 a jack under the trailing arm at the knuckle side end, and raise the suspension to load it with the vehicle's weight.

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.