Hyundai Coupes/Sedans 1986-1993 Repair Guide

Rear Control/Suspension Arm

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Excel And Scoupe

See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11



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Fig. Fig. 1: Matchmark all components prior to disassembly-Excel and Scoupe

  1. Raise the vehicle and support it safely.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Marking the rear stabilizer bar-Excel and Scoupe

  1. Remove the rear wheels.
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Fig. Fig. 3: Separate the rear suspension arms at this point-Excel and Scoupe

  1. Remove the brake drums and brake shoes.
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Fig. Fig. 4: Rear suspension arm rubber stopper-Excel and Scoupe

  1. Remove the muffler assembly.
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Fig. Fig. 5: Driving out bushing B-Excel and Scoupe

  1. Raise the suspension arm assembly slightly and keep in this position.
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  3. Disconnect the parking brake cable from the arm.
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Fig. Fig. 6: Driving out bushing A-Excel and Scoupe

  1. Remove the shock absorber.
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  3. Disconnect the brake hoses from their clips on the suspension members.
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  5. Lower the suspension slightly and carefully remove the coil spring.
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  7. Remove the rear suspension from the vehicle as an assembly.
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  9. Before removing any fixtures from the suspension arm matchmark all parts for assembly reference; this is extremely important! If equipped with stabilizer bars, make a mark on the bar in line with the punch mark on the bracket.
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  11. Remove the dust cover clamp.
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  13. Remove the nuts securing the control arms and pull them apart. Leave the dust cover attached to the right arm.
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  15. Remove the rubber stopper from the right arm.
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  17. Using a flat bladed chisel, drive bushing from right the arm.
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  19. Using a brass drift, drive bushing out from the left arm.
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Fig. Fig. 7: Apply grease as shown, prior to assembling the rear suspension arms-Excel and Scoupe

  1. Coat the inside of the left arm and the outside of the bushing with chassis lube and drive it into place with driver tools 09555-21100 and 09555-21000 or equivalent. Drive the bushing in until the notch on 09555-21000 or equivalent, reaches the end of the arm.
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Fig. Fig. 8: Driving in bushing B-Excel and Scoupe

  1. Coat the inside of the arm and the outside of the bushing with chassis lube and drive it into the arm until it is fully seated.
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Fig. Fig. 9: Driving in bushing A-Excel and Scoupe

  1. Install the dust cover to the center position of the right arm, about 400mm.
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Fig. Fig. 10: Dust cover installation-Excel and Scoupe

  1. Apply chassis lube to the surface of the right arm and install the rubber stopper.
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  3. Align all matchmarks, including the stabilizer bar and slowly push the suspension halves together.
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