Hyundai Elantra: Replacement - Front Hub / Knuckle. Repair procedures - Front Axle Assembly - Driveshaft and axle - Hyundai Elantra MD 2010-2018 Service manualHyundai Elantra: Replacement


1.
Loosen the wheel nuts slightly.
Raise the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported.
2.
Remove the front wheel and tire (A) from front hub .

Tightening torque:
88.2 ~ 107.8 N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0 kgf.m, 65.0 ~ 79.5 lb-ft)

Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel and tire (A).
3.
Remove the brake caliper mounting bolts , and then hold the brake caliper assembly (A) with wire.

Tightening torque:
78.4 ~ 98.0 N.m (8.0 ~ 10.0 kgf.m, 57.8 ~ 72.3 lb-ft)

4.
Loosen the bolt and then remove the wheel speed sensor (A).

5.
Loosen the screw and the remove the front disc (A).

6.
Loosen the driveshaft nut (A).

Tightening torque:
240.3 ~ 269.7 N.m (24.5 ~ 27.5 kgf.m, 177.2 ~ 198.9 lb-ft)

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The driveshaft lock nut should be replaced with new ones.
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After installation driveshaft lock nut, stake the lock nut using a chisel and hammer as shown in the illustration below.
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After unfolding the lock nut of caulking slot, loosen the lock nut.

7.
Remove the tie rod end ball joint (A) from the knuckle.
(1)
Remove the split pin (B).
(2)
Remove the castle nut (C).

Tightening torque:
23.5 ~ 33.3 N.m (2.4 ~ 3.4 kgf.m, 17.4 ~ 24.5 lb-ft)

8.
Remove the lower arm (A) from the knuckle.

Tightening torque:
78.4 ~ 88.2 N.m (8.0 ~ 9.0 kgf.m, 57.8 ~ 65.0 lb-ft)

9.
Disconnect the driveshaft (A) from the front hub assembly.

10.
Loosen the strut mounting bolts and then remove the knuckle assembly (A).

Tightening torque:
137.3 ~ 156.9 N.m (14.0 ~ 16.0 kgf.m, 101.3 ~ 115.7 lb-ft)

11.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
12.
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 ...