Hyundai Elantra: Replacement - Front Strut Assembly. Repair 
procedures - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Hyundai Elantra MD 2010-2018 Service manualHyundai Elantra: Replacement


1.
Remove the front wheel & tire.

Tightening torque :
88.3 ~ 107.9N.m(9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6lb-ft)

Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel & tire.
2.
Remove the wheel speed sensor bracket (A) from the front strut assembly by loosening the mounting bolts.

3.
Disconnect the stabilizer link (A) with the front strut assembly after loosening the nut.

Tightening torque :
98.1 ~ 117.7N.m(10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72.3 ~ 86.8lb-ft)

4.
Remove the cowl top cover (A).
(Refer to BD group - Cowl Top Cover")

5.
Loosen the strut mounting nut.

Tightening torque :
44.1 ~ 58.8N.m(4.5 ~ 6.0kgf.m, 32.5 ~ 43.4lb-ft)

6.
Disconnect the front strut assembly (A) with the front axle by loosening the bolt & nut.

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

7.
Installation is the reverse of removal.

    Disassembly
    1. Using the special tool (09546-26000), compress the coil spring (A). Tightening torque: 58.8 ~ 68.6N.m(6.0 ~ 7.0kgf.m, 43.4 ~ 50.6 ...