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Unread 04-29-2012, 07:24 AM   #1
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Disconnected Sway Bar on my new 98 TJ

Noticed today that my sway bar on my 98 is disconnected and can't figure out how it should go back.. when I push down hard to move it into position it doesn't want to move.. maybe some oil will loosen it.. but I don't see how it bolts on or anything.. looks like a ball and socket type of system.. what holds it down?

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Unread 04-29-2012, 07:27 AM   #2
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If you look at my profile picture you can see what I am referring to...
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Unread 04-29-2012, 07:34 AM   #3
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It is hard to tell from such a small picture but that looks like a stock sway bar end. In that case it isn't disconnected as it is broken. You would need to buy a new sway bar end link.
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Unread 04-29-2012, 07:38 AM   #4
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Larger picture would help. Looks broken to me, as the other end (bottom of the vertical rod) is where it's normally disconnected from. I've never disconnected this end. Here's a pic of mine:
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Unread 04-29-2012, 07:41 AM   #5
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It is broken and you need a new one. Is the jeep lifted?
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Unread 04-29-2012, 07:50 AM   #6
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Yes it has a 3" lift.. and now that I see the picture above I see how mine is broke. How hard to replace and any suggestions?
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Unread 04-29-2012, 08:07 AM   #7
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Easy to replace, but don't get stock ones. You need a pair that will match your lift size.
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Unread 04-29-2012, 08:34 AM   #8
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Can I just replace the disconnect links or since they are stock will I need to/would it be better to replace the entire thing?
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Unread 04-29-2012, 09:32 AM   #9
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You only need to replace the links, that is what's broken. The sway bar is fine.
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