Hyundai Car 1999-05

Strut (MacPherson Strut) Assembly

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Removal & Installation



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

    Rear seatback assembly and wheel house cover
     
    Rear wheel
     
    Upper mounting nuts
     
    Brake hose and wheel speed sensor connectors
     
    Carrier mounting nuts
     
    Strut assembly
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Strut assembly and torque the carrier mounting nuts to 66 ft. lbs. (90 Nm)
     
    Brake hose and wheel speed sensor connectors
     
    Upper mounting nuts and torque the nuts to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) on the Accent and to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) for the Elantra
     
    Wheel house cover and wheel
     
    Rear seatback
     

  2.  

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

    Rear wheel
     
    Lower mounting bolt
     
    Upper arm and rear carrier bolt
     
    Strut mounting bracket
     
    Strut assembly
     

  4.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the rear strut assembly


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Strut assembly and mounting bracket and torque the bolt to 36 ft. lbs. (50 Nm)
     
    Upper arm and rear carrier bolt and torque the bolt to 88 ft. lbs. (120 Nm)
     
    Lower mounting bolt
     
    Rear wheel
     

  2.  



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Exploded view of the rear strut assembly



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Fig. Rear suspension components-Sonata

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

    Rear wheel
     
    Upper strut mount access panel
     
    Upper strut mount nuts
     
    Wheel speed sensor connector
     
    Stabilizer bar link
     
    Hub knuckle pinch bolts
     
    Strut
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Strut and torque the pinch bolts to 80-90 ft. lbs. (110-130 Nm) and the upper mount nuts to 14-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm)
     
    Stabilizer bar link and torque the bolt to 25-33 ft. lbs. (35-45 Nm)
     
    Wheel speed sensor connector
     
    Upper strut mount access panel
     
    Rear 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:

    Rear wheel
     
    Lower mounting bolt
     
    Upper arm and rear carrier bolt
     
    Strut mounting bracket
     
    Strut assembly

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the rear strut assembly

     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Strut assembly and mounting bracket and torque the bolt to 36 ft. lbs. (50 Nm)
     
    Upper arm and rear carrier bolt and torque the bolt to 88 ft. lbs. (120 Nm)
     
    Lower mounting bolt
     
    Rear wheel
     

  2.  



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Exploded view of the rear strut assembly



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Rear suspension components-Sonata

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

    Rear wheel
     
    Upper strut mount access panel
     
    Upper strut mount nuts
     
    Wheel speed sensor connector
     
    Stabilizer bar link
     
    Hub knuckle pinch bolts
     
    Strut
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Strut and torque the pinch bolts to 80-90 ft. lbs. (110-130 Nm) and the upper mount nuts to 14-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm)
     
    Stabilizer bar link and torque the bolt to 25-33 ft. lbs. (35-45 Nm)
     
    Wheel speed sensor connector
     
    Upper strut mount access panel
     
    Rear 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:

    Rear seatback assembly and wheel house cover
     
    Rear wheel
     
    Upper mounting nuts
     
    Brake hose and wheel speed sensor connectors
     
    Carrier mounting nuts
     
    Strut assembly
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Strut assembly and torque the carrier mounting nuts to 66 ft. lbs. (90 Nm)
     
    Brake hose and wheel speed sensor connectors
     
    Upper mounting nuts and torque the nuts to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) on the Accent and to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) for the Elantra
     
    Wheel house cover and wheel
     
    Rear seatback
     

  2.  

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

    Rear seatback assembly and wheel house cover
     
    Rear wheel
     
    Upper mounting nuts
     
    Brake hose and wheel speed sensor connectors
     
    Carrier mounting nuts
     
    Strut assembly
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Strut assembly and torque the carrier mounting nuts to 66 ft. lbs. (90 Nm)
     
    Brake hose and wheel speed sensor connectors
     
    Upper mounting nuts and torque the nuts to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) on the Accent and to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) for the Elantra
     
    Wheel house cover and wheel
     
    Rear seatback
     

  2.  

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

    Rear wheel
     
    Lower mounting bolt
     
    Upper arm and rear carrier bolt
     
    Strut mounting bracket
     
    Strut assembly

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the rear strut assembly

     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Strut assembly and mounting bracket and torque the bolt to 36 ft. lbs. (50 Nm)
     
    Upper arm and rear carrier bolt and torque the bolt to 88 ft. lbs. (120 Nm)
     
    Lower mounting bolt
     
    Rear wheel
     

  2.  

 
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