Hyundai Cars 2006-2008

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment



Specific to:

Hyundai Accent 2006-2008

Hyundai Azera 2006-2008

Hyundai Elantra 2006-2008

Hyundai Entourage 2007-2008

Hyundai Sonata 2006-2008

Hyundai Tiburon 2006-2008

The front wheel bearing is a sealed unit and is not adjustable.

Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Hyundai Accent 2006-2008

Hyundai Azera 2006-2008

Hyundai Elantra 2006-2008

Hyundai Entourage 2007-2008

Hyundai Sonata 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
     
    Brake caliper
     
    Lower ball joint
     
    Spindle nut
     
    Knuckle pinch bolts
     
    Steering knuckle
     

  4.  
  5. Press the hub out of the wheel bearing.
  6.  
  7. Press the wheel bearings out of the steering knuckle.
  8.  
  9. If necessary, press the inner race off the hub.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front hub assembly

  10.  

To install:

  1. Press the wheel bearings into the steering knuckle.
  2.  
  3. Install the outer grease seal and press the hub into the wheel bearings.
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    Inner grease seal
     
    Steering knuckle and torque the knuckle pinch bolts to 65-76 ft. lbs. (95-105 Nm)
     
    Lower ball joint and torque the stud nut to 43-52 ft. lbs. (60-72 Nm)
     
    Spindle nut and torque the nut to 144-187 ft. lbs. (195-253 Nm)
     
    Brake caliper and torque the bracket bolts to 50 ft. lbs. (68 Nm)
     
    Front wheel
     

  6.  
  7. Check and/or adjust the wheel alignment.
  8.  

 
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