Hyundai Coupes/Sedans 1986-1993 Repair Guide

Component Replacement

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DISTRIBUTOR



Removal & Installation
EXCEL WITH FEEDBACK CARBURETOR
  1. Rotate the engine and bring up the No. 1 cylinder to top dead center of its compression stroke.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Disconnect and tag (if necessary) the electrical connectors along with the spark plug wires from the distributor.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the wiring harness from the distributor lead wire. Disconnect the vacuum hoses from the vacuum controller.
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  7. Using a scribe tool or a marker, scribe or mark an alignment mark on the base of the distributor and the cylinder head. This can be used for an easier installation procedure.
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  9. Remove the distributor mounting nut and remove the distributor assembly from the engine cylinder head.
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To install:
  1. Install the distributor assembly into the cylinder block, being sure to align the scribe marks made previously. Lightly tighten the distributor mounting bolt.
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  3. Connect the wiring harness to the distributor lead wire. Connect the vacuum hoses to the vacuum controller.
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  5. Connect all the electrical connectors along with the spark plug wires to the distributor.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable. Start the engine and set the timing. Then tighten the distributor mounting bolt.
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SCOUPE, SONATA AND EXCEL WITH MPI

See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

  1. Rotate the engine and bring up the No.1 cylinder to TDC of its compression stroke.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Disconnect and tag the electrical connectors and spark plug wires from the distributor.
  4.  
  5. Unclip the distributor cap and set aside.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Distributor gear installation marks-Sonata and Excel with MPI



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Fig. Fig. 2: Distributor housing installation marks-Sonata and Excel with MPI



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Fig. Fig. 3: Installing the distributor-Sonata V6 engine



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Fig. Fig. 4: Aligning the distributor for installation-Sonata V6 engine

  1. Disconnect the wiring harness from the distributor.
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  3. Remove the distributor mounting nut and remove the distributor assembly.
  4.  

To install:
  1. If necessary, turn crankshaft so that No. 1 cylinder is at TDC on compression stroke.
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  3. Align the distributor housing and gear mating marks.
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  5. Install the distributor to the engine while aligning the fine cut of the distributor flange with the center of the distributor stud.
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CRANK ANGLE SENSOR



Removal & Installation
ELANTRA
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the crank angle sensor mounting bolts and carefully pull the sensor from the engine.
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To install:
  1. Rotate the crankshaft until No.1 cylinder is at TDC.
  2.  
  3. Align the punch mark on the crank angle sensor housing with the notch in the plate.
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  5. Install the crank angle sensor on the cylinder head.
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