Hyundai Santa Fe 2001-05

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Exploded view of the rear suspension assembly

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Support the vehicle under the lower control arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
     
    Upper shock absorber upper nut
     
    Lower shock absorber nut
     
    Shock absorber
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Shock absorber. Tighten the upper nut to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm)
     
    Tighten the lower nut to 104-118 ft. lbs. (140-160 Nm) on 2001-03 models or 88-103 ft. lbs. (120-140 Nm) on 2004 models.
     
    Rear wheel
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Support the vehicle under the lower control arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
     
    Upper shock absorber upper nut
     
    Lower shock absorber nut
     
    Shock absorber
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Shock absorber. Tighten the upper nut to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm)
     
    Tighten the lower nut to 104-118 ft. lbs. (140-160 Nm) on 2001-03 models or 88-103 ft. lbs. (120-140 Nm) on 2004 models.
     
    Rear wheel.
     

  2.  

 
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