Santa Fe, Vera Cruz 2006-2008

Rear Main Seal

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Removal & Installation



2.4L Engine

Specific to:

Hyundai Santa Fe 2006

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

    Transaxle
     
    Clutch pressure plate and disc, if equipped
     
    Flywheel
     
    Rear main oil seal case bolts and the case
     
    Rear main oil seal
     

  4.  

To install:

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Fig. Position the oil seal case so that the oil hole in the separator may be directed downwards-2.4L engine

  1. Install the rear main oil seal. Drive the seal square into the seal case.
  2.  
  3. Install the oil seal case so that the oil hole in the separator may be directed downwards. Tighten the bolts to 84-108 inch lbs. (10-12 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the flywheel.
  6.  
  7. Install the clutch pressure plate and disc, if equipped.
  8.  
  9. Install the transaxle.
  10.  
  11. Check the fluid levels.
  12.  
  13. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  14.  

2.7L & 3.5L Engines

Specific to:

Hyundai Santa Fe 2006-2008

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

    Transaxle
     
    Clutch pressure plate and disc, if equipped
     
    Flywheel
     
    Drive plate and adapter plate
     
    Oil seal case bolts and the case
     
    Rear main oil seal
     

  4.  

To install:

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Fig. Apply sealant to the areas shown-2.7L and 3.5L engines

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Oil seal. Drive the seal square into the seal case
     
    Oil seal case so that the oil hole in the separator may be directed downwards. Tighten the bolts to 84-108 inch lbs. (10-12 Nm).
     
    Drive plate and adapter plate. Tighten the bolt to 53-56 ft. lbs. (73-77 Nm).
     
    Flywheel
     
    Clutch pressure plate and disc, if equipped
     
    Transaxle
     

  2.  
  3. Check the fluid levels.
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks.

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    Fig. Install the drive plate and adapter plate-2.7L and 3.5L engines

  6.  

3.3L & 3.8L Engines

Specific to:

Hyundai Santa Fe 2007-2008

Hyundai Veracruz 2007-2008

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

    Transaxle
     
    Flywheel
     
    Oil seal case
     
    Oil separator, if equipped
     
    Rear main oil seal
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Oil seal
     
    Oil separator, if equipped
     
    Oil seal case and torque the case bolts to 84-108 inch lbs. (8-10 Nm)
     
    Flywheel
     
    Transaxle
     

  2.  
  3. Check the fluid levels.
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  6.  

 
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