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Front Stabilizer Bar Replacement

NOTE: The illustrations show only the LHD model of the vehicle except where the procedure is different for the RHD model.
Removal
  1. Remove the front wheels.
  1. Remove the steering gearbox mounting bolt (A) and the stiffener mounting bolt (B), and remove the gearbox stay (C) of the driver's side.

  1. Remove the steering gearbox mounting bolt (A) and the stiffener mounting bolt (B), and remove the gearbox stay (C) of the passenger's side.

  1. Remove the steering gearbox mounting bolt (A) and the washer (B) from the rear side of the steering gearbox.

  1. Remove the flange bolts (A) and the bushing holders (B), then remove the bushings (C).
  1. Move the steering gearbox toward the upper side, and remove the stabilizer bar (D) from the driver's side.
    NOTE: Be careful not to damage the steering gearbox.

Installation
  1. Move the steering gearbox toward the upper side, and install the stabilizer bar (A) from the driver's side.
    NOTE:
    • Be careful not no damage the steering gearbox.
    • Note the right and left direction of the stabilizer bar.
    • Note the direction of installation for the bushings (B) and the bushing holders (C).
    • Align the stabilizer band or the paint marks (D) on the stabilizer bar with the side of the bushings.

  1. Loosely tighten the new steering gearbox mounting bolt (A) and the washer (B) from the rear side of the steering gearbox.

  1. Loosely tighten the new steering gearbox mounting bolt (A) and the new stiffener mounting bolt (B) to the gearbox stay (C) of the passenger's side.

  1. Loosely tighten the new steering gearbox mounting bolt (A) and the new stiffener mounting bolt (B) to the gearbox stay (C) of the driver's side.

  1. Tighten the steering gearbox mounting bolts (A) and the stiffener mounting bolts (B) to the specified torque values as shown order.
  1. Clean the mating surfaces of the brake disc and the inside of the wheel, then install the front wheels.
RHD model
LHD model