Hyundai Elantra: Rear Shock Absorber. Repair procedures - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 Service ManualHyundai Elantra: Rear Shock Absorber. 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 the jack.

3.
Remove the bolt & nut (B) holding the rear shock absorber (A) to the carrier assembly.

4.
Remove the rear shock absorber (B) from the wheel housing by loosening the mounting bolts (A).


Inspection

1.
Check the rubber parts for wear and deterioration.
2.
Compress and extend the piston rod (A) and check that there is no abnormal resistance or unusual sound during operation.

Disposal

1.
Fully extend the piston rod.
2.
Drill a hole on the (A) section to discharge gas from the cylinder.

The gas coming out is harmless, but be careful of chips that may fly when drilling. Be sure to wear safety goggles or eye protection when performing this task.

Installation

1.
Install the rear shock absorber (B) to the wheel housing penal by tightening the bracket mounting bolts (A).

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

2.
Connect the rear shock absorber (A) with the carrier assembly and then tighten the bolt & nut (B).

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

3.
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.

    Rear Shock Absorber. Components and Components Location
    Components 1. Self locking nut 2. Bracket assembly 3. Bumper rubber 4. Dust cover 5. Shock absorber ...