Hyundai Santa Fe 2001-05

Camshaft, Bearings & Lifters 2

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Removal & Installation



3.5L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the engine cover.
  6.  
  7. Remove the intake manifold.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the breather hose and engine harness.
  10.  
  11. Remove the timing belt.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the spark plug wires.
  14.  
  15. Remove the rocker arm cover.
  16.  
  17. Remove the camshaft sprockets.
  18.  
  19. Remove the camshaft bearing caps. Make sure to note the cap location prior to removal.
  20.  
  21. Remove the camshafts.
  22.  
  23. If necessary, remove the rocker arms and lifters.
  24.  


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    Fig. Remove the camshaft bearing caps-3.5L engine


To install:

  1. Rotate the crankshaft until the number one cylinder is at Top Dead Center (TDC).
  2.  
  3. Check the position of the rocker arm to make sure it is proper installed on the lash adjuster and valve.
  4.  
  5. Install the camshaft dowel pin as illustrated.
  6.  
  7. When installing the camshafts be careful to place them in their correct positions. The are marked as follows:

    Left bank intake is marked with an (I)
     
    Left bank exhaust is marked with an (E)
     
    Right bank intake is marked with an (J)
     
    Right bank exhaust is marked with an (H)
     

  8.  
  9. Make sure the camshaft caps are installed in their original locations. Bearing caps 3, 4 and 5 have the front mark on them. All caps are marked with and I for intake or E for exhaust.
  10.  
  11. Install the caps, check once more they are installed in the original locations and tighten the caps using 2-to-3 passes. Tighten the outer cap bolts (identified by an * mark in the illustration) to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm) and the inner cap bolts to 7.4 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Install a new rocker cover gasket.
  14.  
  15. Clean the camshaft cap sealing surface using a plastic scraper to avoid damage.
  16.  
  17. Apply a 0.4 inch (10mm) bead of LT 5900 sealant to the locations illustrated.
  18.  
  19. Be careful that the gasket is positioned properly when installing the rocker arm cover and that it stays in its positioned when the cover bolts are tightened.
  20.  
  21. Install the cover, making sure to use the washers when installing the bolts and tighten in the sequence illustrated to 6 ft. lbs. (8 Nm).
  22.  
  23. Connect the spark plug wires.
  24.  
  25. Install the timing belt.
  26.  
  27. Connect the breather hose and engine harness.
  28.  
  29. Install the intake manifold.
  30.  
  31. Install the engine cover.
  32.  
  33. Connect the negative battery cable.
  34.  


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    Fig. Camshaft and related component positioning-3.5L engine



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    Fig. Install the camshaft dowel pin as shown-3.5L engine



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    Fig. Camshaft cap identification-3.5L engine



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    Fig. Camshaft cap bolt location (the * mark on the illustration identifies the outer cap bolts)-3.5L engine



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    Fig. Apply a 0.4 inch (10mm) bead of sealant to the locations shown-3.5L engine



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    Fig. Valve cover tightening sequence-3.5L engine


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the engine cover.
  6.  
  7. Remove the intake manifold.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the breather hose and engine harness.
  10.  
  11. Remove the timing belt.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the spark plug wires.
  14.  
  15. Remove the rocker arm cover.
  16.  
  17. Remove the camshaft sprockets.
  18.  
  19. Remove the camshaft bearing caps. Make sure to note the cap location prior to removal.
  20.  
  21. Remove the camshafts.
  22.  
  23. If necessary, remove the rocker arms and lifters.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Remove the camshaft bearing caps-3.5L engine

  24.  

To install:

  1. Rotate the crankshaft until the number one cylinder is at Top Dead Center (TDC).
  2.  
  3. Check the position of the rocker arm to make sure it is proper installed on the lash adjuster and valve.
  4.  
  5. Install the camshaft dowel pin as illustrated.
  6.  
  7. When installing the camshafts be careful to place them in their correct positions. The are marked as follows:

    Left bank intake is marked with an (I)
     
    Left bank exhaust is marked with an (E)
     
    Right bank intake is marked with an (J)
     
    Right bank exhaust is marked with an (H)

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Camshaft and related component positioning-3.5L engine



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Install the camshaft dowel pin as shown-3.5L engine

     

  8.  
  9. Make sure the camshaft caps are installed in their original locations. Bearing caps 3, 4 and 5 have the front mark on them. All caps are marked with and I for intake or E for exhaust.
  10.  
  11. Install the caps, check once more they are installed in the original locations and tighten the caps using 2-to-3 passes. Tighten the outer cap bolts (identified by an * mark in the illustration) to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm) and the inner cap bolts to 7.4 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Camshaft cap identification-3.5L engine



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Camshaft cap bolt location (the * mark on the illustration identifies the outer cap bolts)-3.5L engine



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Apply a 0.4 inch (10mm) bead of sealant to the locations shown-3.5L engine



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Valve cover tightening sequence-3.5L engine

  12.  
  13. Install a new rocker cover gasket.
  14.  
  15. Clean the camshaft cap sealing surface using a plastic scraper to avoid damage.
  16.  
  17. Apply a 0.4 inch (10mm) bead of LT 5900 sealant to the locations illustrated.
  18.  
  19. Be careful that the gasket is positioned properly when installing the rocker arm cover and that it stays in its positioned when the cover bolts are tightened.
  20.  
  21. Install the cover, making sure to use the washers when installing the bolts and tighten in the sequence illustrated to 6 ft. lbs. (8 Nm).
  22.  
  23. Connect the spark plug wires.
  24.  
  25. Install the timing belt.
  26.  
  27. Connect the breather hose and engine harness.
  28.  
  29. Install the intake manifold.
  30.  
  31. Install the engine cover.
  32.  
  33. Connect the negative battery cable.
  34.  

 
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