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Need help finding and installing swaybar endlinks

1996 Mercury Sable Lots of rattling noise when on rough roads. Problem was diagnosed as needing new swaybars. Any diagrams available? Also has leaking motor mount. Should/could that be replaced at the same time easily?

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  • The tires are new as of last August. It was rattling before then and had it diagnosed when the older tires were on it. They did say the sway bars could be grabbed and made lots of noise when off the ground inspecting it. I appreciate knowing that some of the rattle may just be the car though.

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    Any diagrams available or link to? For the DIY?



    Thanks for the link for the parts.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    My 1996 mercury sable engine is she king I need to change the motor mount and I need simple instruction on how to do so . I have already assessed that the front motor mount is broken and needs to be changed

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Your rattle is from the sway bar links and possibly from the sway bar bushings. I would replace all at the same time. the chances of the need to replace the whole sway bar is slim.
Here is a link to a sway bar link for one side, you will need both sides and the bushings that connect the sway bar to the chassis. http://www.1aauto.com/1A/ChassisSuspension/Mercury/Sable/1ASSL00011/676168?utm_source=google_base&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=google_base

Let me know if this helps and please rate this solution.
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Posted on Jan 25, 2009

  • Jason Morris Jan 27, 2009

    Read my solution again, buy the parts and install them, I guarantee it will fix your rattle.


    Lone99star

  • Jason Morris Jan 27, 2009

    I will see if I can find a diagram, the install should be pretty straight forward, I believe once you are under the car you will see all of the bolts and nuts to take off.


    When you get the parts let me know and I will walk you through.


    Lone99star

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If your driving a 96 just look at tire wear if it is ok .. then you are probably doing ok .. That year is known for rough road rattles ... Just watch tire wear. tells you alot if your steering is tight also.

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