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How to Replace Rear Sway Bar Link 00-07 Chevy Monte Carlo

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  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:38)
    • Loosen the lug nut covers with a 19mm socket
    • Pry off the center cap with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Loosen the lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Sway Bar Link (1:03)
    • Place a 14mm wrench to hold the back
    • Remove the nut with an 18mm socket
    • Remove the sway bar link
  3. step : Installing the New Sway Bar Link (1:41)
    • Push the sway bar link into place
    • Replace and tighten the 18mm nuts
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (2:03)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap
    • Tighten the lug nut covers with a 19mm socket

In this video, we're going to show you how to replace the a rear sway bar link on this 2003 Chevy Monte Carlo. We'll show you on the passenger's side, but the driver's side is the same procedure. The items you'll need for this is a new rear sway bar link from 1AAuto.com, 18mm and 19mm socket and ratchet, 14mm wrench and jack and jack stands.

Loosen up the lug nut caps, pull your hub cap off, and then remove the lug nuts. You want to loosen these while the vehicle is on the ground, then raise the vehicle and remove them the rest of the way if you don't have air-powered tools. Then just pull the wheel off.

Using a 14mm wrench on the back and an 18 mm socket and ratchet, just remove this nut, and then repeat the process down here, removing this nut and then your sway bar link will pull free. Then remove the sway bar link from the driver's side as well.

On the left is the old sway bar link; on the right is the new one from 1A Auto. You can see that they're very similar, and they'll fit exactly the same. Take your new sway bar link, push it onto place, and once both studs are pushed through, replace the nuts and tighten them up.

Replace your wheel and then replace the lug nuts and tighten them preliminarily. Then lower the vehicle, tighten them the rest of the way, and then torque each of these to 100 foot-pounds in a crossing pattern. Replace your hubcap and tighten up these lug nut caps.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 14mm Wrench

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  • Quantity: 16 Piece Set
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  • Bearing Type: Ball Bearing
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