Hyundai_Tucson_2005

Automatic Locking Hubs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Loosen the wheel nuts slightly. Raise the front of the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported.
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  3. Remove the front wheel and tire (A) from front hub (B).
    CAUTION
    Be careful not to damage the hub bolts (C) then remove the front wheel and tire (A).



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    Fig. Tire and front hub removal diagram

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  5. Remove the split pin (A), then remove castle nut (B) and washer (C) from the front hub while applying the brake.

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    Fig. Location of split pin, castle nut and washer on front hub

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  7. Remove the caliper mounting bolts (A), and hang the caliper assembly (B) to one side. To prevent damage to the caliper assembly or brake hose, use a short piece of wire to hang the caliper from the undercarriage.

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    Fig. Caliper mounting bolts locations

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  9. Remove the wheel speed sensor (B) from the knuckle (A).

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    Fig. Wheel speed sensor location

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  11. Disconnect the tie rod end ball joint (C) from the knuckle (D) using the special tool (09568-34000).

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    Fig. Tie rod and ball joint locations

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  13. Remove the split pin (A).
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  15. Remove the castle nut (B).
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  17. Disconnect the ball joint (C) from knuckle (D) using the special tool (09568-34000).

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    Fig. Ball joint removal from knuckle diagram

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  19. Remove the lower arm ball joint mounting bolts(A).

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    Fig. Lower ball joint mounting bolt locations

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  21. Remove the strut lower arm mounting bolts (A).

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    Fig. Strut lower arm mounting bolt locations

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  23. Remove the hub and the knuckle assembly (B).
    CAUTION
    Be careful not to damage the boot and rotor teeth.

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To install:

  1. Reverse the order of the removal procedure.
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