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


Removal

1.
Remove the rear wheel & tire.
Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the rear wheel & tire.
2.
Support the lower portion of the rear lower arm (A) with a jack.
3.
Temporarily loosen the bolt (B) holding the cross member to the rear lower arm. Do not remove it.
4.
Remove the bolt & nut (C) holding the rear lower arm to the carrier assembly.

5.
Lower the jack and then remove the coil spring (A) and the spring pad.
6.
Remove the rear lower arm (C) from the cross member by removing the bolt (B) completely.


Inspection

1.
Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.
2.
Check the rear lower arm for deformation.
3.
Check the coil spring and spring pad for deterioration and deformation.
4.
Check for all bolts and nut.

Installation

1.
Connect the rear lower arm (A) with the cross member and then temporarily tighten the bolt (B).

2.
Install the coil spring (A) and support the lower portion of the rear lower arm with a jack.
3.
Adjust height of the jack to place the bolt (B) holding rear lower arm and carrier assembly through the mating holes.
4.
Tighten the bolt and nut (B, C) to the specified torque.

Tightening torque :
140 ~ 160N.m (14.0 ~ 16.0kgf.m, 101 ~ 116lb-ft)

5.
Install the rear 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 rear wheel& tire.
6.
Check the alignment. (Refer to 'Tires/Wheels - alingment')