Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – BMW Z1. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #13
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Vice
Hydraulic transmission jack
Crow bar
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on BMW Z1 in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – BMW Z1 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 3
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. BMW Z1
  3. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  4. Step 6
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    Treat all joints of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  5. Step 7
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer bar with the control arm. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 8
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    Move the stabiliser bar aside. Use a crowbar.
  7. Step 9
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    Clean all joints of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 10
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    Remove the stabilizer rod.
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    Examine the stabiliser bushes. Replace them if necessary.
  9. Step 11
    Grip the stabiliser link in a vice.
    Step 12
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    Clean the mounting seats of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 13
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    Unscrew the fastener of the stabiliser link bracket. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 14
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  12. Step 15
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    Remove the stabiliser link bracket.
  13. Step 16
    Release the vice and remove the stabiliser link.
    Step 17
    Grip a new stabiliser link in a vice.
    Step 18
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    Install the stabiliser link bracket.
  14. Step 19
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    Install the fastening bolt.
  15. Step 20
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    Screw in the fastener of the stabiliser link bracket. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  16. Step 21
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    Clean the mounting seats of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
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