Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Front stabilizer

Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

1. Remove steering gear. Refer to ST-17, "Removal and Installation".

2. Remove mounting nuts on upper portion of stabilizer connecting rod.

3. Remove stabilizer clamp bolts.

4. Remove stabilizer from the vehicle.

INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL

Check stabilizer, connecting rod, bushing and clamp for deformation, cracks and damage, and replace if necessary.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

• Refer to FSU-12, "Exploded View" for tightening torque.

• When installing stabilizer, make sure that the clamps are facing in the direction shown.

• Make sure the cut surface of the bushing faces the rear.

• Stabilizer uses pillow ball type connecting rod. Position ball joint with case on pillow ball head parallel to stabilizer.

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