Santa Fe, Vera Cruz 2006-2008

Lower Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



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

    Front wheel
     
    Ball joint-to-knuckle bolt
     
    Sub frame bolts and the frame
     
    Lower arm bolts and the lower control arm

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    Fig. View of front lower control arm assembly and related components

     

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the fasteners as follows:
    1. Tighten the lower control arm bolt (A) to 74-88 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Tighten bolt (B) to 74-88 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Tighten the sub frame bolts to 118-148 ft. lbs. (160-200 Nm).
    6.  
    7. Tighten the ball joint-to-knuckle bolt to 74-88 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm).
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  3. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
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