The shock absorber is replaced in case of severe fluid leakage from the shock absorber or loss of efficiency.
Replace the stabilizer as a result of severe deformation.
Shock absorber replacement
We install the car on a lift or a viewing ditch
We clean the shock absorber attachment points from dust and dirt
Unscrew the lower shock absorber nut.
Remove the thrust washer and the lower end of the shock absorber from the pin
Unscrew the upper mount nut, remove the thrust washer and shock absorber
Install the shock absorber in reverse order.
Anti-roll bar replacement
We clean the places where the stabilizer parts are attached from dust and dirt
Unscrew the nuts securing the hinges of the racks
We unscrew the nuts of the brackets for attaching the racks to the bar
Remove the bolts from the hinge holes and remove the racks.
We unscrew the nuts of the brackets for attaching the rod to the bridge brackets and remove the rod.
Inspect the stabilizer parts.
If the rod is slightly deformed (the ends of the rod are not in the same plane), it is allowed to straighten the rod.
In case of significant deformation or cracks of the rods, racks and brackets, as well as in case of wear of the rubber bushings, the parts should be replaced.
Install the stabilizer in reverse order.