Hyundai Elantra: Front Hub - Axle. Repair procedures - Front Axle Assembly - Driveshaft and axle - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 Service ManualHyundai Elantra: Front Hub - Axle. 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 wheel speed sensor (A) from the knuckle.

4.
Remove the brake caliper mounting bolts (A), and then place the brake caliper assembly (B) with wire.

5.
Remove the split pin (B), then remove castle nut (A) and washer (C) from the front hub under applying the break.

6.
Remove the ball joint assembly mounting bolt (A) from the knuckle.

7.
Remove the tie rod end ball joint from the knuckle.
(1)
Remove the split pin and castle nut.
(2)
Disconnect the ball joint (A) from knuckle by using the special tool (09568-4A000).

Apply a few drops of oil to the special tool. (Boot contact part)
8.
Remove the brake disc (A) from the front hub assembly after remove the screws (B).

9.
Remove the strut assembly mounting bolts (A) and nuts.

10.
Remove the hub and knuckle assembly.
Be careful not to damage the boot and rotor teeth.

Installation

1.
Install the hub and knuckle assembly to the drive shaft.
2.
Install the knuckle to the strut assembly and tighten mounting bolts (A) and nuts.

Tightening torque
Bolts(A)
: 137.3~156.9Nm (14.0~16.0kgf,m, 101.3~115.7lb-ft)

3.
Install the brake disc (A) to the front hub assembly, and tighten the screws (B).

4.
Install the tie rod end ball joint (A) to the knuckle.
5.
Install the nut and split pin.

Tightening torque
: 23.5~33.3Nm (2.4~3.4kgf.m, 17.4~24.6lb-ft)

6.
Install the ball joint assembly mounting bolt (A) to the knuckle.

Tightening torque
: Bolt(A) : 98.1~117.7 (10~12, 72.3~86.8)

7.
Install the washer (C), castle nut (A) and split pin (B) 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 (A) nut and split pin (C).

8.
Install the brake caliper and then tighten the mounting bolts(A).

Tightening torque
: 78.5~98.1Nm (8~10kgf.m, 57.9~72.3lb-ft)

9.
Install the wheel speed sensor (A) to the knuckle.

Tightening torque
: 6.9~9.8Nm (0.7~1.0kgf.m, 5.1~7.2lb-ft)

10.
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.
11.
Check the alignment. (Refer to SSgroup 'Tires/Wheels - alingment')

Disassembly

1.
Remove the snap ring (A).

2.
Remove the hub assembly from the knuckle assembly.
(1)
Install the front knuckle assembly (A) on press.
(2)
Lay a suitable adapter (B) upon the hub assembly shaft.

(3)
Remove the hub assembly (B) from the knuckle assembly (A) by using press.

3.
Remove the hub bearing inner race from the hub assembly.
(1)
Install a suitable tool (A) for removing the hub bearing inner race on the hub assembly.
(2)
Lay the hub assembly and tool (A) upon a suitable adapter (B).
(3)
Lay a suitable adapter (C) upon the hub assembly shaft.
(4)
Remove the hub bearing inner race (D) from the hub assembly by using press.

4.
Remove the hub bearing outer race from the knuckle assembly.
(1)
Lay the hub assembly (A) upon a suitable adapter (B).
(2)
Lay a suitable adapter (C) upon the hub bearing outer race.
(3)
Remove the hub bearing outer race from the knuckle assembly by using press.

5.
Replace hub bearing with a new one.

Inspection

1.
Check the hub for cracks and the splines for wear.
2.
Check the brake disc for scoring and damage.
3.
Check the knuckle for cracks.
4.
Check the bearing for cracks or damage.

Reassembly

1.
Install the hub bearing to the knuckle assembly.
(1)
Lay the knuckle assembly (A) on press.
(2)
Lay a new hub bearing upon the knuckle assembly (A).
(3)
Lay a suitable adapter (B) upon the hub bearing.
(4)
Install the hub bearing to the knuckle assembly by using press.
Х
Do not press against the inner race of the hub bearing because that can cause damage to the bearing assembly.
Х
Always use a new wheel bearing assembly.

2.
Install the hub assembly to the knuckle assembly.
(1)
Lay the hub assembly (A) upon a suitable adapter (B).
(2)
Lay the knuckle assembly (C) upon the hub assembly (A).
(3)
Lay a suitable adapter (D) upon the hub bearing.
(4)
Install the hub assembly (A) to the knuckle assembly (C) by using press.
Х
Do not press against the inner race of the hub bearing because that can cause damage to the bearing assembly.

3.
Install the snap ring (A).


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