Hyundai Santa Fe 2001-05

Strut (MacPherson Strut) Assembly

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Overhaul (Coil Spring Removal & Installation)





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Fig. Exploded view of the front strut assembly and mounting

Removal & Installation



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

    Front wheel
     
    Brake hose clip from the strut mounting bracket
     
    Wheel Speed Sensor (WSS) from the knuckle
     
    Stabilizer bar link
     
    Strut-to-knuckle bolts
     
    3 upper mounting nuts
     
    Strut
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Strut. Tighten the upper mount nuts to 30-37 ft. lbs. (40-50 Nm) on 2001-03 models or 33-44 ft. Lbs. (45-60 Nm) on 2004 models..
     
    Strut-to-knuckle bolts and tighten to 74-88 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm)
     
    Stabilizer bar link and tighten to 30-37 ft. lbs. (30-50 Nm)
     
    WSS from the knuckle
     
    Brake hose clip to the strut mounting bracket
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  
  3. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
  4.  

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

    Front wheel
     
    Brake hose clip from the strut mounting bracket
     
    Wheel Speed Sensor (WSS) from the knuckle
     
    Stabilizer bar link
     
    Strut-to-knuckle bolts
     
    3 upper mounting nuts
     
    Strut
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Strut. Tighten the upper mount nuts to 30-37 ft. lbs. (40-50 Nm) on 2001-03 models or 33-44 ft. Lbs. (45-60 Nm) on 2004 models..
     
    Strut-to-knuckle bolts and tighten to 74-88 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm)
     
    Stabilizer bar link and tighten to 30-37 ft. lbs. (30-50 Nm)
     
    WSS from the knuckle
     
    Brake hose clip to the strut mounting bracket
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  
  3. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
  4.  

 
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