Santa Fe, Vera Cruz 2006-2008

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar) & Links

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise the front of the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported.
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  5. Remove the front wheel and tire from the front hub.
    WARNING
    Be careful not to damage the hub bolts when removing the front wheel and tire.

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  7. Remove the nut and stabilizer bar control link. Refer to Control Links, removal & installation.
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  9. Remove the control link on the opposite side in the same way.
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  11. Remove the rear mounting bolts of the sub-frame.
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  13. Remove the stabilizer bracket and bushing.
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  15. Remove the stabilizer bracket and bushing on the opposite side in the same way.
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  17. Remove the stabilizer bar.
    WARNING
    Be careful not to damage the power steering pressure tube.

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal.
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  3. Tighten the stabilizer bracket bolts to: 32-39 ft. lbs. (45-55 Nm).
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  5. Tighten the sub-frame mounting bolts to: 68-86 ft. lbs. (95-120 Nm).
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  7. Tighten the stabilizer bar control link upper and lower mounting nuts to 72-87 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm).
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  9. Tighten the wheel nuts to: 65-80 ft. lbs. (90-110 Nm).

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    Fig. View of stabilizer bar and related components

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