Hyundai Car 1999-05

Upper Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Remove the strut from the vehicle and install a spring compressor.
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  5. Compress the coil spring so that the end of the spring comes away from the spring seat.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Upper strut mount
     
    Upper spring seat
     
    Compressed spring from the strut
     
    Spring from the spring compressor
     

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    Fig. Rear strut components


To install:

  1. Compress the spring and install it on the strut.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Upper spring seat and the upper strut mount and torque the nut to 29-36 ft. lbs. (40-50 Nm)
     
    Strut to the vehicle
     

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  5. Check and/or adjust the wheel alignment.
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