Hyundai Santa Fe 2001-05

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Center the steering wheel and lock it in position.
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  5. Drain the power steering system.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Pressure and return hoses
     
    Joint assembly connecting bolt
     
    Tie rod end from the knuckle
     
    Feed tube
     
    Gear box mounting bolts
     
    Gear box assembly with the rubber mounts
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Gear box assembly with the rubber mounts
     
    Gear box mounting bolts and tighten to 66-81 ft. lbs. (90-110 Nm)
     
    Feed tube and tighten to 7-11 ft. lbs. (10-16 Nm)
     
    Tie rod end from the knuckle and tighten to 18-25 ft. lbs. (24-34 Nm)
     
    Joint assembly connecting bolt and tighten to 11-14 ft. lbs. (15-20 Nm)
     
    Pressure and return hoses. Tighten the fittings to 9-13 ft. lbs. (12-18 Nm).
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Fill the power steering system.
  4.  
  5. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
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  1. Disconnect the cover fixing clip on the universal joint indoor driver side, loosen the noise covers.
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  3. Loosen the universal joint and the gear box mounting bolt and disconnect the universal joint from the gear box.
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  5. Lift up the vehicle.
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  7. Remove the front tires.
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  9. After removing the split pin, disconnect the tie rod from the knuckle by using the special tool (09568-34000).
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  11. Drain the power steering fluid.
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  13. Remove the engine under cover.
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  15. Remove the front muffler assembly.
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  17. Disconnect the end tube of the pressure hose and the end hose of the return hose from the gear box.
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  19. Remove the bracket holding the end tubes of the pressure tube and the return tube.
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  21. Remove the mounting clamp of power steering gear box, and also remove the clamp holding the pressure tube and the return tube.
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  23. Remove the mounting bolt from the power steering gear box.
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  25. Pull the power steering gear box assembly toward the right side of the vehicle.
    NOTE
    When removing the gear box, pull it out carefully and slowly so as not to cause damage to the Bellows.

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Center the steering wheel and lock it in position.
  4.  
  5. Drain the power steering system.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Pressure and return hoses
     
    Joint assembly connecting bolt
     
    Tie rod end from the knuckle
     
    Feed tube
     
    Gear box mounting bolts
     
    Gear box assembly with the rubber mounts
     

  8.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Gear box assembly with the rubber mounts
     
    Gear box mounting bolts and tighten to 66-81 ft. lbs. (90-110 Nm)
     
    Feed tube and tighten to 7-11 ft. lbs. (10-16 Nm)
     
    Tie rod end from the knuckle and tighten to 18-25 ft. lbs. (24-34 Nm)
     
    Joint assembly connecting bolt and tighten to 11-14 ft. lbs. (15-20 Nm)
     
    Pressure and return hoses. Tighten the fittings to 9-13 ft. lbs. (12-18 Nm).
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the power steering system.
  4.  
  5. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
  6.  

 
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