Hyundai Elantra: Front Driveshaft. Repair procedures - Driveshaft Assembly - Driveshaft and axle - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 Service ManualHyundai Elantra: Front Driveshaft. Repair procedures


Removal

1.
Loosen the wheel nuts slightly.
Raise the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported.
2.
Remove the front wheel and tire from front hub.

Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel and tire.
3.
Remove the front wheel speed sensor cable bracket mounting bolt (A).

If the bracket mounting bolt (A) is not removed, the front wheel speed sensorcable may be damaged.
4.
Remove the split pin (A), then remove castle nut (B) and washer from the front hub under applying the break.

5.
Remove the ball joint assembly mounting bolt (A) from the knuckle.

6.
Using a plastic hammer, disconnect driveshaft (A) from the axle hub (B).

7.
Insert a pry bar between the transaxle case and joint case, and separate the driveshaft (A) from the transaxle case.
[LH]

[RH]

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Use a pry bar being careful not to damage the transaxle and joint.
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Do not insert the pry bar too deep, as this may cause damage to the oil seal.
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Do not pull the driveshaft by excessive force it may cause components inside the joint kit to dislodge resulting in a torn boot or a damaged bearing.
8.
Pull out the driveshaft (A) from the transaxle case.

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Plug the hole of the transaxle case with the oil seal cap to prevent contamination.
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Support the driveshaft properly.
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Replace the retainer ring whenever the driveshaft is removed from the transaxle case.

Installation

1.
Apply gear oil on the oil seal contacting surface (B) of transaxle case and the driveshaft splines (A).
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Replace circlip with new one.
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Be careful not to install a different kind, when replacing the circlip.

2.
Before installing the driveshaft (C), set the opening side of the circlip (D) facing downward.
3.
After installation, check that the driveshaft (C) cannot be removed by hand.
4.
Install the driveshaft (A) to the axle hub (B).

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Be careful not to damage and dent the both boots.
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Keep clean without contamination on contacting point between the hub-bearingand BJ.
5.
Install the ball joint assembly mounting bolt (A) to the knuckle.

Tightening torque
: 98.1~117.7Nm (10~12kgf.m, 72.3~86.8lb-ft)

6.
Install the washer (C), castle nut (B) and split pin (A) to the front hub assembly.

Tightening torque
:196.1~274.6Nm (20~28kgf.m, 144.7~202.5lb-ft)

The washer (B) should be assembled with convex surface outward when installing the castle nut (A) and split pin (C).

7.
Install the front wheel speed sensor cable bracket mounting bolt (A).

Tightening torque
: .9~10.8Nm (0.7~1.1kgf.m, 5.1~8.0lb-ft)

8.
Install the wheel and the tire to the front hub.

Tightening torque
: 88.3~107.9Nm (9~11kgf.m, 65.1~79.6lb-ft)

Be careful not to damage the hub bolts when installing the front wheel and tire.
9.
Check the alignment. (Refer to SSgroup 'Tires/Wheels - alingment')

Inspection

1.
Check the driveshaft boots for damage and deterioration.
2.
Check the boots for grease leak.
3.
Check the ball joint for wear and damage.
4.
Check the splines for wear and damage.
5.
Check the dynamic damper for cracks, wear and position.

6.
Check the driveshaft for cracks and wears.

Disassembly

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Do not disassemble the BJ assembly.
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Special grease must be applied to the driveshaft joint. Do not substitute with another type of grease.
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The boot band should be replaced with a new one.
1.
Remove the circlip (B) from driveshaft splines (A) of the transaxle side TJ case.

2.
Remove the both boot clamps from the transaxle side TJ case.
(1)
Using a flat-tipped (-) screwdriver, remove the both clamps of the transaxle side.

3.
Pull out the boot from the transaxle side joint(TJ).
4.
While dividing joint(TJ) boot (A) of the transaxle side, wipe the grease in TJ case (B) and collect them respectively.

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Be careful not to damage the boot.
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According to illustration below, put alignment marks (D) across spider roller assembly (A), TJ case (B), shaft splines (C) to aid in reassembly.

5.
Using a snap ring plier or flat-tipped (-) screwdriver, remove the circlip (A).

6.
Remove the spider assembly (B) from the driveshaft (A) using the special tool (09495-33000).

7.
Clean the spider assembly.
8.
Remove the boot (A) of the transaxle side joint(TJ).
For reusing the boot (A), wrap tape (B) around the driveshaft splines (C) to protect the boot (A).

9.
Using a plier or flat-tipped (-) screwdriver, remove the both side of clamp (B) of the dynamic damper (A).

10.
Fix the driveshaft (A) with a vice (B) as illustrated.

11.
Apply soap powder on the shaft to prevent being damaged between the shaft spline and the dynamic damper when the dynamic damper is removed.
12.
Saperate the dynamic damper (A) from the shaft (B) carefully.


Inspection

1.
Check the driveshaft boots for damage and deterioration.
2.
Check the boots for grease leak.
3.
Check the ball joint for wear and damage.
4.
Check the splines for wear and damage.
5.
Check the dynamic damper for cracks, wear and position.

6.
Check the driveshaft for cracks and wears.

Reassembly

1.
Wrap tape around the driveshaft splines (TJ. side) to prevent damage to the boots.
2.
To reassemble the dynamic damper, keeping the shaft in the straight, tighten the dynamic damper with dynamic damper band.
Item
Distance (L) mm(in)
Gasoline 2.0
M/T
360 +2, 0
(14.17 +0.08, 0)
A/T

3.
Install the TJ boot bands and TJ boot.
4.
Install the spider assembly (A) and the circlip (B) to the spline (C) on driveshaft.
At this time align the marks (D) each other.

5.
Add the specified grease to the TJ as mush as wiped away at inspection.
6.
Install the TJ boots.
7.
To control the air in the TJ boot, keep the specified distance between the boot bands when they are tightened.
Items
Distance (L) mm(in)
LH side
RH side
Gasoline 2.0
M/T
536.2
(21.11)
806.5
(31.75)
A/T

8.
Using the SST(09495-3K000), secure the TJ boot bands.

Clearance (A) : 2.0 mm (0.079 in.) or less


    Front Driveshaft. Components and Components Location
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