This guide provides instructions on changing sway bar (stabilizer bar) links on Cadillac vehicles. Changing the sway bar link on a Cadillac is an easy job that can be completed in about two hours.
You will need a few basic tools to change Cadillac sway bar links. Instructions are the same for passenger and driver-side sway bar links.
- Clunking noise
- Rattling from the front end
- Loose suspension
- Poor handling
What you will need
- Sway Bar Link
- Mechanic Toolset
- Open End Wrench Set
- Car Jack
- Jack stands
- Jack up your Cadillac. Set the parking brake.
- Remove the front wheel. Place a jack stand under the vehicle to support it.
- Locate the sway bar link that you need to replace.
- Remove the 16mm bolt that connects the stabilizer bar to the upper control arm. The sway bar link may be bolted to the strut in certain Cadillac models.
- Remove the nut that secures the sway bar link to the front strut.
- Remove the lower nut that secures the sway bar link to the sway bar.
Install the new sway bar and torque the nuts according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
Front-wheel alignment is not required but is recommended when you only replace the sway bar links.
We hope you find the Cadillac Sway Bar Link Replacement guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Cadillac.