Hyundai_Tucson_2005

Removal & Installation

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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 (RH/LH).
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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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  27. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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Fig. Exploded view of the rack and pinion assembly

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Drain the power steering fluid.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable.
     
    Universal joint from the gear box
     
    Front tires
     
    Tie rod from the knuckle using Special Tool 09568-34000 or equivalent
     
    Engine splash guard
     
    Front muffler
     
    Pressure and return hoses from the gear box
     
    Pressure and return hose brackets
     
    Gear box mounting clamp and bolts
     

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  7. Pull the gear box assembly toward the right side of the vehicle and remove.
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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Gear box assembly in from the right side of the vehicle
     
    Gear box mounting clamp and bolts
     
    Pressure and return hose clamps
     
    Pressure and return hoses into the gear box
     
    Front muffler
     
    Engine splash guard
     
    Tie rod to the knuckle
     
    Front tires
     
    Steering box assembly to the universal joint assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Fill and bleed the power steering system.
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  5. Check the alignment and adjust as necessary.
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