Sway bar link replacement on 1998 Toyota Corolla

How often does the sway bar link need replaced? I just had it replaced 9 months ago, 9,000 miles ago and it already needs replaced. Is that normal?

by in Columbus, OH on March 11, 2010
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3 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by , March 11, 2010
9,000 miles is way to soon to have the sway bar link replaced for a second time. If indeed it has failed again on your 1998 Toyota Corolla I would look very closely for something else causing it to fail.
COMMENT by , February 19, 2011
When was the last time you replaced your shocks? Bad shocks can cause premature failure if the correct parts were originally installed
ANSWER by , May 20, 2010
Wow, I'm not a mechanic but now way should it fail that quick. It should last at least 60k miles. the may have installed the link incorrectly.
ANSWER by , July 07, 2010
Do you remember where you purchased the parts that failed? What color were the bushings? I am interested as the same thing happened to my friend and he purchased a HD set of links.