Hyundai Coupes/Sedans 1994-1998 Repair Guide

Steering Linkage

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Tie Rod Ends

See Figures 1 through 6



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Fig. Fig. 1: Loosen the tie rod end lock nut....



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Fig. Fig. 2: ....remove the castle nut cotter pin....



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Fig. Fig. 3: ....then remove the castle nut....



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Fig. Fig. 4: ....disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle using a ball joint separator....



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Fig. Fig. 5: ....remove the ball joint from the steering knuckle....



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Fig. Fig. 6: ....remove the tie rod end from the tie rod

  1. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheels.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the tie rod end locknut.
  6.  
  7. Remove the castle nut cotter pin and then remove the castle nut.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the tie rod ends front the steering knuckle with a separator tool (PN 09568-31000) or equivalent.
  10.  
  11. Count the exact number of exposed threads on the tie rod ends and unscrew the tie rod end.
  12.  

To Install:
  1. Lubricate the tie rod threads and screw the tie rod ends into place so that the previously noted number of threads are visible with the locknut tightened to 44-59 ft. lbs. (60-80 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Insert the tie rod ball joint stud into the steering knuckle and tighten the castle nut to 11-25 ft. lbs. (15-34 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the front wheels.
  6.  
  7. Lower the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Check the wheel alignment.
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