Hyundai Elantra: Front Lower Arm. Repair procedures - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 Service ManualHyundai Elantra: Front Lower Arm. Repair procedures


Removal

1.
Remove the front wheel & tire.
Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel & tire.
2.
Remove the split pin and the castle nut (A) from the lower arm ball joint.

3.
Separate the lower arm from the lower arm ball joint by using SST (09568-34000).

4.
Loosen the bolts and nut and then remove the lower arm (A) from the sub frame.


Inspection

1.
Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.
2.
Check the lower arm for deformation.
3.
Check the all bolts and nuts

Installation

1.
Install the front lower arm to the sub frame and then tighten the bolts (A, B) and nut.

Tightening torque
Bolt & nut (A): 140 ~ 160N.m (14.0 ~ 16.0kgf.m, 101 ~ 116lb-ft)
Bolt & nut (B): 100 ~ 120N.m (10.0 ~12.0kgf.m, 72 ~ 87lb-ft)

2.
Connect the lower arm with the ball joint and then install the castle nut (A) and the split pin.

Tightening torque :
80 ~ 90N.m (8.0 ~ 9.0kgf.m, 58 ~ 65lb-ft)

3.
Install the front wheel & tire.

Tightening torque :
90 ~ 110N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65 ~ 80lb-ft)

Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when installing the front wheel& tire.

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