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Old 06-01-2013, 06:27 PM   #1
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Why has my sway bar shifted over??

So I noticed today that my front sway bar or (anti swaybar?) has sifted over to the passenger side about an inch or so. I know this has probably been covered before on WF but I didn't see it.

This was def not like this a few days ago and I have no idea what it could be from. Any ideas? Is this common? Will it cause a problem?

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Old 06-01-2013, 07:58 PM   #2
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Your front axle is probably not centered. Do you have a lift? Or an adjustable front track bar?

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Old 06-01-2013, 08:02 PM   #3
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when I disconnect the swaybar I push it up and out of the way. When you do that sometimes it scooches to one side or the other. Just unbolt it and twist it up and down till you get it relatively centered. If the bolts are already in I wouldn't even worry about it. Assuming you have a stock bar...
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Old 06-02-2013, 01:08 AM   #4
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So I noticed today that my front sway bar or (anti swaybar?) has sifted over to the passenger side about an inch or so. I know this has probably been covered before on WF but I didn't see it.

This was def not like this a few days ago and I have no idea what it could be from. Any ideas? Is this common? Will it cause a problem?

Thanks in advance!

-Victor
Do you have a bent track bar is the steering wheel still centered?
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Old 06-02-2013, 03:59 AM   #5
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So I noticed today that my front sway bar or (anti swaybar?) has sifted over to the passenger side about an inch or so. I know this has probably been covered before on WF but I didn't see it.

This was def not like this a few days ago and I have no idea what it could be from. Any ideas? Is this common? Will it cause a problem?

Thanks in advance!

-Victor
Do you have sway bar disconnect's?
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Old 06-02-2013, 04:12 AM   #6
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If its just shifted over it doesn't really matter. Think about how the axle moves as it articulates. It shifts left and right depending on what side flexes up/down. This causes the sway bar to move naturally. If its rubbing on something, you would want to stop that. I saw a writeup where someone bought metal clamps to put on the sway bar against the bushings to keep it centered.

Here's a link to it http://4x4xplor.com/swaybar-fix.html
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Old 06-02-2013, 04:44 AM   #7
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If its just shifted over it doesn't really matter. Think about how the axle moves as it articulates. It shifts left and right depending on what side flexes up/down. This causes the sway bar to move naturally. If its rubbing on something, you would want to stop that. I saw a writeup where someone bought metal clamps to put on the sway bar against the bushings to keep it culcentered.

Here's a link to it http://4x4xplor.com/swaybar-fix.html
I don't think he's talking about as it articulates he's talking about as it sits level maybe?
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Old 06-02-2013, 04:48 AM   #8
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I don't think he's talking about as it articulates he's talking about as it sits level maybe?
That's why you have a track bar to keep your axle centers!

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