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Lincoln Nautilus: Rear Suspension / Rear Stabilizer Bar. Removal and Installation

Lincoln Nautilus 2018-2022 Service Manual / Chassis / Suspension / Rear Suspension / Rear Stabilizer Bar. Removal and Installation

Removal

NOTICE: Suspension fasteners are critical parts that affect the performance of vital components and systems. Failure of these fasteners may result in major service expense. Use the same or equivalent parts if replacement is necessary. Do not use a replacement part of lesser quality or substitute design. Tighten fasteners as specified.

  1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
    Refer to: Jacking and Lifting - Overview (100-02 Jacking and Lifting, Description and Operation).
  1. NOTICE: Do not use power tools to remove or install the stabilizer bar link nuts. Damage to the stabilizer bar link ball joints and boots may occur.

    NOTE: AWD vehicle shown, FWD vehicle similar.

    1. Remove and discard the rear stabilizer bar link upper nuts and disconnect the rear stabilizer bar links from the rear stabilizer bar.
    1. Remove and discard the rear stabilizer bar bracket bolts and remove the rear stabilizer bar.
  1. NOTICE: Do not use any lubrication on the stabilizer bar or the bushings or damage to the bushings may occur.

    NOTE: Stabilizer bar bushings must be installed with slits facing the front of the vehicle.

    Inspect and, if necessary, install new stabilizer bar bushings.

Installation

  1. NOTE: Apply water to the brackets to aid in installation.

    Press the rear stabilizer bar brackets in place onto the rear stabilizer bar bushings.
    1. Position the rear stabilizer bar and install the new rear stabilizer bar bracket bolts.
      Torque: 52 lb.ft (70 Nm)
    1. Position the rear stabilizer bar links and install the new rear stabilizer bar link nuts.
      Torque: 85 lb.ft (115 Nm)

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    Traction Control

    How Does Traction Control Work

    If your vehicle begins to slide, the system applies the brakes to individual wheels and, when needed, reduces power at the same time. If the wheels spin when accelerating on slippery or loose surfaces, the system reduces power in order to increase traction.

    Switching Traction Control On and Off

    WARNING: The stability and traction control light illuminates steadily if the system detects a failure. Make sure you did not manually disable the traction control system using the information display controls or the switch. If the stability control and traction control light is still illuminating steadily, have the system serviced by an authorized dealer immediately. Operating your vehicle with the traction co

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