Hyundai Elantra: Steering Column and Shaft. Repair procedures - Electric Power Steering - Steering System - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 Service ManualHyundai Elantra: Steering Column and Shaft. Repair procedures


Removal

1.
Disconnect the battery negative cable from the battery and then wait for 30 seconds.
2.
Turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels can face straight ahead.
3.
Loosen the torx bolts which are located on the both side of the steering wheel.

4.
Disconnect the connector (A) from the airbag module and then remove the airbag module from the steering wheel.

5.
Disconnect the remote switch connector (A) and remove the steering wheel lock nut (B) and washer.

6.
Remove the steering wheel from the steering column shaft by using a SST (09561-11001).
Do not hammer on the steering wheel to remove it; it may damage the steering column & EPS unit.

7.
Remove the steering column upper (A) and lower (B) shroud.

8.
Disconnect the connectors (A) from the lower portion of the clock spring and then remove the clock spring (B) from the steering column shaft.

9.
Remove the multifunction switches (A) from the steering column with the portion indicated by the arrow pressed.

10.
Remove the lower side panel (A) and crash pad (B).

11.
Remove the reinforce panel (A).

12.
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.
13.
Disconnect the connectors (A, B, C, D).

14.
Remove the steering column mounting bolts (B).

15.
Remove the steering column & EPS unit assembly (C) by loosening the mounting nuts (A).


Disassembly And Reassembly

Do not disassemble the steering column & EPS unit assembly.
1.
Loosen the bolt (A) and then disconnect the universal joint assembly (B) from the steering column assembly.

Tightening torque :
30 ~ 35N.m (3.0 ~ 3.5kgf.m, 22 ~ 25lb-ft)

2.
Make a groove the head of special bolts (A) by a punch.
Do not impact the steering column mounting bracket and EPS unit.
3.
Loosen the special bolts by using screw driver and than remove the key lock assembly (B) from the steering column assembly.

4.
Reassembly is the reverse of the disassembly. When reassembling the key lock assembly, install the key lock assembly to the steering column and then tighten new special bolts until its head (A) is cut off.


Inspection

1.
Check the steering column for damage and deformation.
2.
Check the connection for play, damage and smooth operation.
3.
Check the join bearing for damage and wear.
4.
Check the tilt bracket for damage and cracks.
5.
Check the key lock assembly for proper operation and replace it if necessary.

Installation

Apply the multipurpose grease to sliding surface of the each part before the installation.
1.
Install the steering column & universal joint assembly by tightening the bolts (B) and nuts (A).

Tightening torque :
13 ~ 18N.m (1.3 ~ 1.8kgf.m, 9.4 ~ 13.0lb-ft)

2.
Connect the connectors (A, B, C, D).

3.
Connect the universal joint assembly (B) to pinion of the steering gear box and then tighten the bolt (A).

Tightening torque :
30 ~ 35N.m (3.0 ~ 3.5kgf.m, 22 ~ 25lb-ft)

4.
Install the reinforce panel (A).

5.
Install the lower crash pad (A) & side panel.

6.
Install the multifunction switches (A) to steering column.

7.
Install the clock spring (B) to steering column assembly and then connect the connectors (A).

When installing the clock spring, refer the RT group to prevent the damage of clock spring inner cable.
8.
Install the steering column upper (A) and lower (B) shroud.

9.
Connect the remote switch connector (A).
10.
Install the steering wheel to the steering column shaft and then tighten the lock nut (B) and the washer together.

Tightening torque :
40 ~ 50N.m (4.0 ~ 5.0kgf.m, 29 ~ 36lb-ft)

11.
Connect the connector (A) to air bag module and then install the airbag module (B) to steering wheel.

12.
Tighten the torx bolts which are located on the both side of the steering wheel.

13.
Connect the battery negative cable to the battery.
14.
Check and adjust the front wheel alignment. (Refer to SS group)
15.
When the steering column & EPS unit assembly is replaced, perform EPS type recognition procedure using a scan tool. (Refer to EPS type recognition)
16.
Perform the ASP (Absolute Steering Position) calibration procedure. (Refer to ASP calibration)
If the ASP calibration procedure is not performed. EPS warning lamp will be turned on or flicker and vehicle may pull to the left or the right.

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