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LEXUS GS 300 TORQUE PROBLEM

1995 Lexus GS 300

1995 Lexus GS 300

need to change stabilizer arm
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Strenth
March 23, 2010.




STABILIZER BAR
Removal
Raise and support vehicle. Remove engine splash shield. Remove stabilizer links. Remove stabilizer bar brackets and bushings. Remove stabilizer bar.
Inspection
Clamp stabilizer link in vise. Move stud back and forth 5 times through its entire range. Install nut. Using INCH-lb. Torque wrench, rotate stud at rate of 2-4 seconds per turn. Measure rotating torque on fifth turn. Replace stabilizer link if rotating torque is not.4-13 INCH lbs. (.05-1.50 N.M).
Installation
To install, reverse removal procedure. Tighten bolts and nuts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS. Check wheel alignment. See WHEEL ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS & PROCEDURES article in WHEEL ALIGNMENT section

Dave H
Mar 30, 2010.


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