Hyundai Santa Fe 2001-05

Cylinder Head

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Removal & Installation



2.7L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    All necessary electrical connections, hoses and cables
     
    Air cleaner
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Ignition coil
     
    Timing belt
     
    Exhaust manifold
     
    Rocker cover
     
    Camshafts
     

  8.  
  9. Loosen the cylinder head bolts in the reverse order of the tightening sequence.
  10.  
  11. Remove the cylinder head and gasket.
  12.  

To install:



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Fig. Location of the cylinder head gasket identification mark-2.7L engine



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Fig. Cylinder head bolt tightening sequence-2.7L engine

  1. Clean the gasket mating surfaces
  2.  
  3. Install the cylinder head gasket so the surface with the identification mark faces towards the head.
  4.  
  5. Install the cylinder head.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the cylinder head bolts in sequence as follows:
    1. Step 1: 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Step 2: plus an additional 58-62 degrees.
    4.  
    5. Step 3: plus an additional 43-47 degrees.
    6.  

  8.  
  9. Install or connect the following:

    Camshafts
     
    Timing belt
     
    Rocker cover
     
    Ignition coil
     
    Exhaust manifold
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Air cleaner
     
    All necessary electrical connections, hoses and cables
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  10.  
  11. Fill the cooling system.
  12.  
  13. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  14.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    All necessary electrical connections, hoses and cables
     
    Air cleaner
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Ignition coil
     
    Timing belt
     
    Exhaust manifold
     
    Rocker cover
     
    Camshafts
     

  8.  
  9. Loosen the cylinder head bolts in the reverse order of the tightening sequence.
  10.  
  11. Remove the cylinder head and gasket.
  12.  

To install:

Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Location of the cylinder head gasket identification mark-2.7L engine



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Cylinder head bolt tightening sequence-2.7L engine

  1. Clean the gasket mating surfaces
  2.  
  3. Install the cylinder head gasket so the surface with the identification mark faces towards the head.
  4.  
  5. Install the cylinder head.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the cylinder head bolts in sequence as follows:
    1. Step 1: 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Step 2: plus an additional 58-62 degrees.
    4.  
    5. Step 3: plus an additional 43-47 degrees.
    6.  

  8.  
  9. Install or connect the following:

    Camshafts
     
    Timing belt
     
    Rocker cover
     
    Ignition coil
     
    Exhaust manifold
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Air cleaner
     
    All necessary electrical connections, hoses and cables
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  10.  
  11. Fill the cooling system.
  12.  
  13. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  14.  

3.5L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  6.  
  7. Remove the engine from the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the spark plug wires.
  10.  
  11. Remove the ignition coil.
  12.  
  13. Remove the timing belt covers.
  14.  
  15. Remove the timing belt and camshaft sprockets.
  16.  
  17. Remove the heat shield and exhaust manifold.
  18.  
  19. Remove the water pump pulley and valve cover.
  20.  
  21. Remove the intake and exhaust camshafts.
  22.  
  23. Loosen the cylinder head bolts in the sequence shown using a 12mm socket in 2-3 steps.
  24.  
  25. Remove the cylinder head and gasket.
  26.  


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    Fig. Cylinder head bolt loosening sequence-3.5L engine


To install:



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Location of the cylinder head gasket identification mark-3.5L engine



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Cylinder head bolt tightening sequence-3.5L engine

  1. Clean the gasket mating surfaces
  2.  
  3. Install the cylinder head gasket so the surface with the identification mark faces towards the head.
  4.  
  5. Install the cylinder head.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the cylinder head bolts to 75-82 ft. lbs. (105-115 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install the intake and exhaust camshafts.
  10.  
  11. Install the water pump pulley and valve cover.
  12.  
  13. Install the heat shield and exhaust manifold.
  14.  
  15. Install the timing belt and camshaft sprockets.
  16.  
  17. Install the timing belt covers.
  18.  
  19. Install the ignition coil.
  20.  
  21. Connect the spark plug wires.
  22.  
  23. Install the engine in the vehicle.
  24.  
  25. Fill the cooling system.
  26.  
  27. Change the oil and filter.
  28.  
  29. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  30.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  6.  
  7. Remove the engine from the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the spark plug wires.
  10.  
  11. Remove the ignition coil.
  12.  
  13. Remove the timing belt covers.
  14.  
  15. Remove the timing belt and camshaft sprockets.
  16.  
  17. Remove the heat shield and exhaust manifold.
  18.  
  19. Remove the water pump pulley and valve cover.
  20.  
  21. Remove the intake and exhaust camshafts.
  22.  
  23. Loosen the cylinder head bolts in the sequence shown using a 12mm socket in 2-3 steps.
  24.  
  25. Remove the cylinder head and gasket.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Cylinder head bolt loosening sequence-3.5L engine

  26.  

To install:

Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Location of the cylinder head gasket identification mark-3.5L engine



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Cylinder head bolt tightening sequence-3.5L engine

  1. Clean the gasket mating surfaces
  2.  
  3. Install the cylinder head gasket so the surface with the identification mark faces towards the head.
  4.  
  5. Install the cylinder head.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the cylinder head bolts to 75-82 ft. lbs. (105-115 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install the intake and exhaust camshafts.
  10.  
  11. Install the water pump pulley and valve cover.
  12.  
  13. Install the heat shield and exhaust manifold.
  14.  
  15. Install the timing belt and camshaft sprockets.
  16.  
  17. Install the timing belt covers.
  18.  
  19. Install the ignition coil.
  20.  
  21. Connect the spark plug wires.
  22.  
  23. Install the engine in the vehicle.
  24.  
  25. Fill the cooling system.
  26.  
  27. Change the oil and filter.
  28.  
  29. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  30.  

 
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