Hyundai Car 1999-05

Lower Ball Joints

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Removal & Installation



Pressed-In Type
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Lower control arm
     
    Ball joint dust cover
     

  4.  
  5. Press the ball joint out of the lower control arm.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Press the ball joint into the control arm.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Ball joint dust cover
     
    Lower control arm and torque the stud nut to 43-52 ft. lbs. (60-72 Nm)
     
    Front wheel
     

  4.  
  5. Check and/or adjust the wheel alignment.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Lower control arm
     
    Ball joint dust cover
     

  4.  
  5. Press the ball joint out of the lower control arm.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Press the ball joint into the control arm.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Ball joint dust cover
     
    Lower control arm and torque the stud nut to 43-52 ft. lbs. (60-72 Nm)
     
    Front wheel
     

  4.  
  5. Check and/or adjust the wheel alignment.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Lower control arm
     
    Ball joint dust cover
     

  4.  
  5. Press the ball joint out of the lower control arm.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Press the ball joint into the control arm.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Ball joint dust cover
     
    Lower control arm and torque the stud nut to 43-52 ft. lbs. (60-72 Nm)
     
    Front wheel
     

  4.  
  5. Check and/or adjust the wheel alignment.
  6.  

Riveted/Bolted Type
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Ball joint stud from the knuckle
     
    Ball joint from the lower control arm
     

  4.  

To install:


NOTE
Use a new split pin for assembly.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Ball joint and torque the mounting bolts to 69-87 ft. lbs. (95-120 Nm)
     
    Stud nut and torque to 43-52 ft. lbs. (60-72 Nm)
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  
  3. Check and/or adjust the wheel alignment.
  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Ball joint stud from the knuckle
     
    Ball joint from the lower control arm
     

  4.  

To install:


NOTE
Use a new split pin for assembly.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Ball joint and torque the mounting bolts to 69-87 ft. lbs. (95-120 Nm)
     
    Stud nut and torque to 43-52 ft. lbs. (60-72 Nm)
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  
  3. Check and/or adjust the wheel alignment.
  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Ball joint stud from the knuckle
     
    Ball joint from the lower control arm
     

  4.  

To install:


NOTE
Use a new split pin for assembly.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Ball joint and torque the mounting bolts to 69-87 ft. lbs. (95-120 Nm)
     
    Stud nut and torque to 43-52 ft. lbs. (60-72 Nm)
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  
  3. Check and/or adjust the wheel alignment.
  4.  

 
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