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Toyota 4Runner

How do you remove and replace sway bar links and bushings for a 1999 Toyota 4runner?


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August 19, 2012 12:57PM

Usually you are replacing due to the top bolt snapping off from stress over time. The best thing to do is purchase a new sway bar link from Auto-zone for ~$25.00 and replace.

Not too hard, bottom bolt has hex key-way on end of bolt to hold so that you can remove nut. If not hacksaw off and replace accordingly. You do not have to take off tire if top bolt is broken, you should be able to get under vehicle and work freely. Not a hard job for home can save $200 easily by doing it in one afternoon. Good luck!