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Yes, that is the sway bar. There are usually just a couple of bushings (one per side) that attach it to the frame and then however they connect it to the suspension. Shouldn't be hard to replace at all, though monkeying it around to get it in and out may be interesting.


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Can you disconnect the battery without upsetting the car's electrics? (You should be able to on a car of that age, but some newer cars or cars with fancy alarms can get upset) If so, remove one terminal and connect the multimeter, set to ammeter mode, in series with it. DO NOT attempt to start the car like this (best to leave the keys well clear of the ...


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If you can find it the factory service manual is best way to go. It will cost you a little more but it is much more detailed. http://www.helminc.com is where I have bought several.


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Both the other answers cover bleeding well, however if you didn't open the hydraulic system (other than the master cylinder cap) then I doubt it's air in the line. My answer assumes a couple of things, you replaced the front pads and you did not turn (resurface) the rotors. During normal brake operation the rotors don't wear evenly, they may be thinner on ...


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Check your fluid level. If it is abnormally low, you may have a leak. Also, if the reservoir is completely empty, you may have to follow special procedures to bleed your master cylinder and/or ABS pump. You will want to bleed your brake system until you have completely replaced the old fluid with new fluid. If you routinely bleed and maintain your ...


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Bleeding the brake will remove air in your brakes line. If you only replace the pads without disconnecting any brake lines, no air should have entered the system. BUT, since you have played with your brakes, and with the symptoms you have, you should bleed the brakes to remove any air. Air in the brake line can make the pedal softer and can also prevent you ...


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I forgot to answer this. I found the actuator behind the globebox door. It was actually very easy to install once I found it!


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Sounds like there might more than one blend door. I guess you're looking for the heater blend door? Have you gone through chevymalibuforum.com? From this, you might be able to get at it through the glovebox? When all else fails, consult the factory service manual. Unfortunately, in your case, it's $200 new. They sometimes turn up on ebay, but it looks ...



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