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I bought my 700 a few weeks ago. My buddy hopped on and was rocking it side to side and I noticed a clunking noise. I bent down and saw the rear sway bar has play. I can move it side to side in the rubber bushings bolted to the frame. Is that normal? The bushings aren’t tight on the sway bar at all.
 

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Check the mounting bolts.
 

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my 2021 grizzly has side to side play in the rear sway bar. It doesn’t make any noise when I rock the bike, but if you grab ahold of it, it will clunk side to side.
 

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Normal looking / functioning bushings.
 
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I guess it’s normal then idk. I didn’t think it should move in the rubber bushings
my wildcat rear swaybar was so sloppy I replaced the bushings with energy suspension poly ones that were wider to quiet it down. I’ve never heard my swaybar make any noises on my grizzly so I drive it as is.
 

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The design of the stabilizer bar links allow for left / right and up down movement. At level, mine moves side to side about 1/2" or so on a 700 Kodiak.
You might want to look at the links to see what they are hitting to make a noise.
The rubber bushings are sloppy.to allow some movement side to side.

Here's a link to a pic from the IPL of the bar and links.

 

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The design of the stabilizer bar links allow for left / right and up down movement. At level, mine moves side to side about 1/2" or so on a 700 Kodiak.
You might want to look at the links to see what they are hitting to make a noise.
The rubber bushings are sloppy.to allow some movement side to side.

Here's a link to a pic from the IPL of the bar and links.

I found my left rear upper sway bar nut was loose allowing the sway bar to clunk. I tightened up the nut and it seems ok now. Idk how it would of came loose.
 

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I found my left rear upper sway bar nut was loose allowing the sway bar to clunk. I tightened up the nut and it seems ok now. Idk how it would of came loose.
Glad you found the loose nut.
Shit happens and this is a good example of inspecting your bike often during, after and before a ride.
 
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I found my left rear upper sway bar nut was loose allowing the sway bar to clunk. I tightened up the nut and it seems ok now. Idk how it would of came loose.

I would bet it was never tightened in the first place.

Some guys have found a few loose fasteners on the 2022's from the factory.
 

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I bought my 700 a few weeks ago. My buddy hopped on and was rocking it side to side and I noticed a clunking noise. I bent down and saw the rear sway bar has play. I can move it side to side in the rubber bushings bolted to the frame. Is that normal? The bushings aren’t tight on the sway bar at all.
Make sure the bolts are tight where the sway bar bolts to the rear wheels. If it’s loose there it allows side to side movements
 

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Agree with normal..

Most people remove them front and rear anyways so I wouldn’t worry about a little movement. Working as designed. Enjoy now go get it dirty!
 
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