Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Front stabilizer

Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

Nissan Maxima. REMOVAL

  1. Remove the steering gear and linkage. Refer to ST-26, "Removal and Installation".
  2. Remove the nuts on the upper portion of stabilizer connecting rod
  3. Remove the stabilizer clamp bolts.
  4. Remove the front stabilizer from the vehicle

INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL

Check the front stabilizer, the stabilizer connecting rod, the stabilizer bushing, and the stabilizer clamp for deformation, cracks and damage. Replace if necessary.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal. Refer to FSU-13, "Exploded View".

Nissan Maxima. INSTALLATION

  • When installing stabilizer, make sure that notch (A) in stabilizer clips face front.
  • Make sure each slit (B) in the surface of each stabilizer bushing faces the rear of the vehicle.
  • : Front.

Nissan Maxima. INSTALLATION

  • The front stabilizer uses a pillow ball type stabilizer connecting rod.

    Position the ball joint with the case on the pillow ball head parallel to the front stabilizer.

    Transverse link

    Steering knuckle