Santa Fe, Vera Cruz 2006-2008

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment



Specific to:

Hyundai Santa Fe 2006-2008

Hyundai Veracruz 2007-2008

The wheel bearings are sealed units and are not adjustable.

Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Hyundai Santa Fe 2006-2008

Hyundai Veracruz 2007-2008

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

    Rear wheel
     
    Flange nut and washer
     
    Drum or rotor
     
    Brake line
     
    Parking brake assembly
     
    Parking brake cable
     
    Spindle bolts and the spindle
     
    Rear hub from the housing using tool 09517-43001
     
    Wheel bearing snap-ring
     
    Wheel bearing inner race from the housing using tools 09500-2100, 09527-33000, and 09216-22100
     

  4.  
  5. Inspect the components for damage and replace as necessary.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear hub assembly

  6.  

To install:

  1. Apply a thin coat of multi-purpose grease to the surface on the housing and bearing.
    WARNING
    Do not press against the outer race of the bearing as this can cause bearing damage. Always use a new bearing kit.

  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Bearing onto the spindle using tools 09216-21100 and 09532-3200
     
    Snap-ring
     
    Backing plate, then press the hub onto the housing using tool 09517-21500
     

  4.  
  5. Rotate the bearing several times to seat the bearing.
  6.  
  7. Measure the wheel bearing torque using a torque wrench. The standard measurement is 17 inch lbs. (2 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Measure the end-play of the hub using a dial gauge. The specification is 0.00012-0.00032 inch (0.003-0.008mm).
  10.  
  11. Install the remaining components in the reverse order of removal.
  12.  
  13. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.

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