Hyundai Santa Fe 2001-05

Lower Control Arms

Print

Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Ball joint-to-knuckle bolt
     
    Sub frame bolts and the frame
     
    Lower arm bolts and the arm
     

  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the fasteners as follows:
    1. Tighten the arm boltA
    2.  
    3. Tighten and boltB
    4.  
    5. Tighten the sub frame bolts to 118-148 ft. lbs. (160-200 Nm).
    6.  
    7. Tighten the ball joint-to-knuckle bolt to 74-88 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm)
    8.  

  6.  
  7. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
  8.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Lower control arm assembly


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Ball joint-to-knuckle bolt
     
    Sub frame bolts and the frame
     
    Lower arm bolts and the arm
     

  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the fasteners as follows:
    1. Tighten the arm bolt A to 74-88 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Tighten and bolt B to 66-81 ft. lbs. (90-110 Nm) on 2001-03 models, or 74-88 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm) on 2004 models.
    4.  
    5. Tighten the sub frame bolts to 118-148 ft. lbs. (160-200 Nm).
    6.  
    7. Tighten the ball joint-to-knuckle bolt to 74-88 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm)
    8.  

  6.  
  7. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Lower control arm assembly

  8.  

 
label.common.footer.alt.autozoneLogo