Hyundai Cars 2006-2008

Lower Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Hyundai Entourage 2007-2008

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the front wheel and tire from the front hub.
    WARNING
    Be careful not to damage the hub bolts when removing the wheel and tire.

  6.  
  7. Remove the lower arm (A) mounting bolt (B) from the knuckle.

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    Fig. Remove the lower arm (A) mounting bolt (B) from the knuckle

  8.  
  9. Remove the lower arm mounting bolts.
  10.  
  11. Remove the lower arm from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Lower control arm assembly

  12.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  
  3. Torque the lower arm mounting bolts to 116-130 ft. lbs. (160-180 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Torque the front lower arm ball joint mounting bolt to 65-87 ft. lbs. (90-120 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Check the front end alignment and adjust as necessary.
  8.  

Specific to:

Hyundai Accent 2006-2008

Hyundai Elantra 2006-2008

Hyundai Tiburon 2006-2008

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

    Front wheel
     
    Stabilizer bar link
     
    Lower ball joint
     
    Rear bushing bracket
     
    Front bolt
     
    Lower control arm
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Lower control arm and torque the front bolt to 72-87 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm)
     
    Rear bushing bracket. Tighten the bolts to 58-72 ft. lbs. (80-100 Nm)
     
    Lower ball joint and torque the nut to 43-52 ft. lbs. (60-72 Nm)
     
    Stabilizer bar link and torque the nut to 25-33 ft. lbs. (35-45 Nm)
     
    Front wheel
     

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

Specific to:

Hyundai Azera 2006-2008

Hyundai Sonata 2006-2008

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

    Front wheel
     
    Lower ball joint nut, loosen only
     
    Lower arm ball joint from the lower arm connector with Special Tool 09445-21000
     
    Ball joint
     
    Fork from the lower arm connector
     
    Stabilizer bar link
     
    Control arm inner bushing bolts
     
    Lower control arm
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Lower control arm and torque the front bushing bolts to 74-88 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm) and the rear bushing bolt to 88-103 ft. lbs. (120-140 Nm)
     
    Stabilizer bar link and torque the nut to 26-33 ft. lbs. (35-45 Nm)
     
    Damper fork lower bolt and torque the nut to 74-88 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm)
     
    Lower ball joint and torque the nut to 55-66 ft. lbs. (75-90 Nm)
     
    Front wheel
     

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

 
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