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Symptoms of Bad or Failing Stabilizer Bar Links
Common signs include clunking or rattling noises from the tire area, poor handling, and loose steering wheel.
How Long Do Stabilizer Bar Bushings Last?
A stabilizer bar is pretty much exactly what it sounds like – a metal bar that helps to stabilize your car. It plays a significant role in handling, particularly around sharp turns....
How Long Do Stabilizer Bar Links Last?
The stabilizer bar on your car is designed to provide stiffness and rigidity for the body, particularly when going around curves. This helps to keep all four wheels firmly on the...
Symptoms of Bad or Failing Stabilizer Bar Bushings
Common signs include sluggish response in vehicle handling and rattling or squeaking noises from underneath the car.
How to Change Stabilizer Bar Links
The suspension has stabilizer bar links that fail if there are clunking or rattling noises in the tire area, poor handling, or a loose steering wheel.

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Clunking noise from front of car when driving slowly or turning slowly
Hi there. Most clunking sounds, especially while turning, are attributed to worn out bearings or bushings - especially CV joints, tie rod ends, and also stabilizer bar joints. Not sure why it would only happen while it is hot outside,...
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I lost a rear set of tires for excessive camber in the rear end. I have since replaced rear brakes and both stabilizer broke
They may cause some sag in the rear suspension but if you word the inside of tires, then you have worn bushings on the lower control arms and possible weak springs and struts. Have the entire suspension inspected and have...
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Are stabilizers the same as tie rods? I think no??
Hello. The short answer is no. Tie rods are part of your steering system. They are integral to your cars ability to drive straight and turn. I guess in some sense they contribute to the stability of your car, but...
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wheel alignment
Hello, thanks for writing in. I will be happy to assist you with your concern about whether a wheel alignment must be performed after the installation of sway bar links in the front and shock absorbers in the rear of...
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I had the tie rods and upper control arms replaced on my truck and it still squeaks.
This may be related to the stabilizer bar. A stabilizer bar is a steel bar that connects suspension components on opposite wheels. Its purpose is to combat body roll when a car makes a turn. It is also known as...
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My tight front sway bar bushing broke and came off. Can I drive it 60 miles home to repair?
Hi, thanks for writing in. The vehicle is not safe to drive with a broken link. You can try and drive it the 60 miles if you drive slow and avoid sudden lane changes, but I still would not recommend...
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Nut holding stabilizer arm to rear strut won't come off ( it just spins with the bolt ).
Hello. This is where all those DIY skills come into play. This scenario has baffled every car technician at some point in their career, from new to Master Mechanic. What is required is to use whatever is at hand to...
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Steering does not respond properly, do i need to replace the gear box?
As you know, the sway bar connects suspension components on opposite sides of the vehicle. The stabilizer bar should be checked for stiffness. This causes side-to-side motion in the car which affects steering and handling of the vehicle. Failure to...

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