SUSPENSION PARTS: SWAY BAR BUSHING

Sway bar bushings can be located where the sway bar is mounted to the frame or body of a car or truck. These bushings are made out of a high durometer rubber material, and they fit around the sway bar. A separate bracket that attaches around the sway bar bushing and the sway bar - mounts the sway bar to the vehicle.

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WHEN TO REPLACE THE SWAY BAR BUSHING

The sway bar bushings can be easily replaced. Normally, the brackets will have to be removed, in addition to one link. Once the worn bushings are removed, it is best to clean the installation area. Follow the included instructions with your bushings.

Sway bar bushings get worn after a while. This can create a looseness in the control of your steering. Worn sway bar bushings can also make clunking noises in the front end.

The sway bar connects the left wheel to the right and helps to control your vehicle while turning or leaning. The bar is attached to each knuckle of the wheel with a sway bar end link. The sway bar is also fixed to the undercarriage of the vehicle with two brackets and two bushings. The level of difficulty to replace these depends on the vehicle type you have, and on where the bushings are located.