Santa Fe, Vera Cruz 2006-2008

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Center the steering wheel and lock it in position.
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  5. Drain the power steering system.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Pressure and return hoses
     
    Joint assembly connecting bolt
     
    Tie rod end from the knuckle
     
    Feed tube
     
    Gear box mounting bolts
     
    Gear box assembly with the rubber mounts
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Gear box assembly with the rubber mounts
     
    Gear box mounting bolts and tighten to 66-81 ft. lbs. (90-110 Nm)
     
    Feed tube and tighten to 84-132 inch lbs. (10-16 Nm)
     
    Tie rod end from the knuckle and tighten to 18-25 ft. lbs. (24-34 Nm)
     
    Joint assembly connecting bolt and tighten to 11-14 ft. lbs. (15-20 Nm)
     
    Pressure and return hoses. Tighten the fittings to 108-156 inch lbs. (12-18 Nm).
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Fill the power steering system to the correct level with the appropriate fluid type.
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  5. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
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