Honda Accord: Stabilizer Link Removal/Installation - Front Suspension - Suspension - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Stabilizer Link Removal/Installation

1. Raise and support the vehicle (see page 1 -13).

2. Remove the front wheel.

3. Remove the self-locking nut (A) and the flange nut (B) while holding the respective joint pin (C) with a hex wrench (D), then remove the stabilizer link (E).

4. Install the stabilizer link on the stabilizer bar (F) and *


4. Install the stabilizer link on the stabilizer bar (F) and * the lower arm (G) with the joint pins set at the center of their range of movement.

NOTE: The stabilizer link has a paint mark (H). The left stabilizer link is marked with yellow paint, and the right stabilizer link is marked with white paint.

5. Install the new self-locking nut and the new flange nut, and tighten them to the specified torque while holding the respective joint pin with a hex wrench.

6. Clean the mating surfaces of the brake disc and the inside of the wheel, then install the front wheel.

7. Test-drive the vehicle.

8. After 5 minutes of driving, tighten the self-locking nut again to the specified torque.

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