Does your Tesla have a bad suspension system due to a faulty sway bar link? This guide provides steps to replace the sway bar link on the Tesla Model 3.
What you will need
- Tesla Sway Bar Link
- Floor Jack
- Jack Stand
- Metrick Toolset
- Torx Bit Set
Replacing the sway bar links on a Tesla is easy and takes about thirty minutes for each link. There is a sway bar link for each front wheel. Here is how to change the sway bar links on a Tesla.
- Park the Tesla on level ground.
- While the vehicle is still on the ground, loosen the lug nuts but do not remove them yet.
- Jack up the vehicle and secure it with jack stands.
- Remove the wheel from the vehicle.
- Locate the sway bar link.
- Remove the upper nut of the sway bar link.
- Disconnect the sway bar link from the strut. If needed, push down the sway bar link to remove the disconnect.
- Remove the lower nut of the sway bar link and disconnect it from the sway bar (torsion bar, stabilizer link).
- Remove the sway bar link from the vehicle.
- Install the new sway bar link in reverse order.
- Visit an alignment shop to get the front wheels aligned.
The sway links may also be called torsion bar links or stabilizer links.
We hope you find the Tesla Model 3 Change Sway Bar Link Replacement DIY guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Tesla.
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