Santa Fe, Vera Cruz 2006-2008

Axle Shaft, Bearing & Seal

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the brake disc rotor from the rear axle carrier assembly. Refer to Rear Disc Brakes, Rotor, removal & installation.
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  5. Remove the hub assembly mounting bolts (B) from the rear axle carrier (A).

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    Fig. Remove the hub assembly mounting bolts (B) from the rear axle carrier (A)

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  7. Remove the hub assembly (B) and the parking brake assembly (C) from the rear axle carrier (A).
    NOTE
    Do not disassemble the hub assembly.



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    Fig. Remove the hub assembly (B) and the parking brake assembly (C) from the rear axle carrier (A)

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  9. Check the hub for cracks and the splines for wear.
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  11. Check the brake disc for scoring and damage.
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  13. Check the rear axle carrier for cracks
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  15. Check the bearing for cracks or damage.
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  17. Replace the hub assembly if problems are found.
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To install:

  1. Install the parking brake assembly and the hub assembly to the rear axle carrier.
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  3. Install the hub assembly to the rear axle carrier and then tighten the mounting bolt to: 58-65 ft. lbs. (79-88 Nm).
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  5. Install the brake disc to the rear axle carrier assembly. Tighten screw to: 43-52 inch lbs. (5-6 Nm).
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