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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Stabilizer Bar, FWD

Overview - Stabilizer Bar, FWD

Volswagen Tiguan. Overview - Stabilizer Bar, FWD

  1. Stabilizer Bar
    • There are different suspension versions.
    • Removing and installing.
  2. Bearing
    • Replace bearings always on both sides of vehicle
  3. Clamp
  4. Bolt
    • 25 Nm + 45º
    • Always replace if removed
    • M8 x 30
    • Tighten uniformly
  5. Wheel Bearing Housing
  6. Nut
    • 40 Nm
    • Always replace if removed
    • Self-locking
    • Counterhold at socket head of bolt when tightening -item 7-
  7. Bolt
  8. Coupling Rod
    • Connects stabilizer to trailing link/wheel bearing housing
  9. Subframe
    • There are different versions.
    • Allocation. Refer to the Parts Catalog.

Stabilizer Bar, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm -VAG1331-



The following work steps are described for the left side of the vehicle. These work steps also apply simultaneously for right side of vehicle.

  • Remove the nut -1- and pull the coupling rod -2- out of the stabilizer bar.

Volswagen Tiguan. N42-10158


Do not loosen bolt -arrow- for tie rod -3-.

  • Remove the bolts -arrows- for the stabilizer bar clamp.
  • Remove the stabilizer bar.

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  • Insert stabilizer into vehicle.
  • Tighten the bolts -arrows- for stabilizer clamp uniformly.

Volswagen Tiguan. A42-0426

  • Install the coupling rod -2- in the stabilizer bar and tighten the nut -1-.

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Tightening Specifications

Component Tightening Specification
Stabilizer bar to subframe
  • Use new bolts.
  • Tighten bolts in curb weight position
25 Nm + 45º
Stabilizer bar to coupling rod
  • Use new nut
40 Nm
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