Hyundai Elantra: Front Stabilizer Bar. Repair procedures - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 Service ManualHyundai Elantra: Front Stabilizer Bar. 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.
Loosen the bolt (A) and then disconnect the universal joint assembly (B) from the pinion of the steering gear box.

Keep the neutral-range to prevent the damage of the clock spring inner cable when you handlethe steering wheel.
3.
Disconnect the stabilizer link (A) from the front strut assembly by loosening the nut.

4.
Remove the split pin and castle nut and then disconnect the tie rod end (A) from the front knuckle by using a SST (09568-34000).

5.
Disconnect the front lower arm with the knuckle by loosening the mounting bolts (A).

6.
Remove the muffler rubber hanger (A).

7.
Loosen the wiring harness protector mounting bolts (A).

8.
Remove the front and rear roll stopper bolts & nut (A, B).

9.
Remove the sub frame (E) and the sub frame stay by loosening the mounting bolts (A, C) and nuts (B, D).

10.
Remove stabilizer (B) from the sub frame by loosening the bracket mounting bolts (A).

11.
Disconnect the stabilizer link (A) with the stabilizer bar by loosening the nut.

12.
Remove the bushing (A) and the bracket (B) from the stabilizer bar.


Inspection

1.
Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.
2.
Check the front stabilizer bar for deformation.
3.
Check the front stabilizer link ball joint for damage.

Installation

1.
Install the bushing (A) and the bracket (B) to the stabilizer bar.

2.
Connect the stabilizer link (A) with the stabilizer bar by tightening the nut.

Tightening torque :
100~ 120N.m (10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72 ~ 87lb-ft)

3.
Install the stabilizer to the sub frame by tightening the bracket mounting bolts (A).

Tightening torque :
45 ~ 55N.m (4.5 ~ 5.5kgf.m, 33 ~ 40lb-ft)

4.
Install the sub frame (E) and the sub frame stay by tightening the mounting bolts (A, C) and nuts (B, D).

Tightening torque :
Sub fame mounting bolts (C) and nuts (D):
160 ~ 180N.m (16.0 ~ 18.0kgf.m, 116 ~ 130lb-ft)
Sub frame stay mounting bolts (A) and nuts (B):
45 ~ 55N.m (4.5 ~ 5.5kgf.m, 33 ~ 40lb-ft)

5.
Tighten the rear roll stopper through bolt(A).

Tightening torque :
50 ~ 65N.m (5.0 ~ 6.5kgf.m, 36 ~ 47lb-ft)

6.
Tighten the front roll stopper through bolt & nut (A).

Tightening torque :
50 ~ 65N.m (5.0 ~ 6.5kgf.m, 36 ~ 47lb-ft)

7.
Install the wire harness protector to sub frame by tightening the mounting bolts (A).

8.
Install the muffler rubber hanger (A).

9.
Connect the lower arm with the knuckle by tightening the mounting bolts (A).

Tightening torque :
100 ~ 120N.m (10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72 ~ 87lb-ft)

10.
Connect the tie rod end with the knuckle and then install the castle nut and split pin.

Tightening torque :
24 ~ 34N.m (2.4 ~3.4kgf.m, 17 ~ 25lb-ft)

11.
Connect the stabilizer link (A) with the front strut assembly and then tighten the nut.

Tightening torque :
100 ~ 120N.m (10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72 ~ 87lb-ft)

12.
Connect the universal joint assembly (B) with the pinion of the steering gear box and then tighten the bolt (A).

Tightening torque :
26 ~ 43N.m (2.6 ~ 4.3kgf.m, 19 ~ 31lb-ft)

13.
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.
14.
Check the alignment. (Refer to 'Tires/Wheels - alingment')

    Front Stabilizer Bar. Components and Components Location
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