Raise and support vehicle. Remove engine splash shield. Remove stabilizer links. Remove stabilizer bar brackets and bushings. Remove stabilizer bar.
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).
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