Hyundai Sonata: Front Strut Assembly. Repair procedures - Revised - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Hyundai Sonata YF 2011-2019 Service ManualHyundai Sonata: Front Strut Assembly. Repair procedures - Revised

Replacement

1.
Remove the front wheel & tire.

Tightening torque:
88.3 ~ 107.9 N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0 kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6 lb-ft)

Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel & tire.
2.
Remove the brake hose (A) & wheel speed sensor bracket (B) from the front strut assembly by loosening mounting bolts.

3.
Disconnect the stabilizer link (B) with the front strut assembly (A) after loosening the nut.

Tightening torque:
98.1 ~ 117.7 N.m (10.0 ~ 12.0 kgf.m, 72.3 ~ 86.8 lb-ft)

4.
Disconnect the front strut assembly (A) with the knuckle by loosening the bolt & nut.

Tightening torque:
137.3~156.9 N.m (14.0~16.0 kgf.m, 101.3~115.7 lb-ft)

5.
Remove the front strut assembly and then loosen the strut mounting nuts (A).

Tightening torque:
44.1 ~ 58.8 N.m (4.5 ~ 6.0 kgf.m, 32.5 ~ 43.4 lb-ft)

6.
Installation is the reverse of removal.

Replacement

1.
Remove the front wheel & tire.

Tightening torque:
88.3 ~ 107.9 N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0 kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6 lb-ft)

Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel & tire.
2.
Remove the brake hose (A) & wheel speed sensor bracket (B) from the front strut assembly by loosening mounting bolts.

3.
Disconnect the stabilizer link (B) with the front strut assembly (A) after loosening the nut.

Tightening torque:
98.1 ~ 117.7 N.m (10.0 ~ 12.0 kgf.m, 72.3 ~ 86.8 lb-ft)

4.
Disconnect the front strut assembly (A) with the knuckle by loosening the bolt & nut.

Tightening torque:
137.3~156.9 N.m (14.0~16.0 kgf.m, 101.3~115.7 lb-ft)

5.
Remove the front strut assembly and then loosen the strut mounting nuts (A).

Tightening torque:
44.1 ~ 58.8 N.m (4.5 ~ 6.0 kgf.m, 32.5 ~ 43.4 lb-ft)

6.
Installation is the reverse of removal.

Disassembly

1.
Compress the coil spring with a SST(09546-26000).
Do not compress the spring more than necessary.

2.
Loosen the self locking nuts (A).

3.
Remove the insulator assembly (A) and the strut bearing (B).

4.
Remove the spring upper seat (A) and pad (B).

5.
Remove the dust cover (A) and the bumper rubber (B).

6.
Remove the coil spring (A) and the spring lower pad (B).

7.
Remove the shock absorber (A) from the specialtool.

8.
Reassembly is the reverse of the disassembly.

Inspection

1.
Check the strut bearing for wear and damage.
2.
Check the spring upper and lower seat for damage and deterioration.
3.
Compress and extend the piston rod (A) and check that there is no abnormal resistance or unusual sound during operation.


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