Hyundai Sonata: Rear Shock Absorber. Repair procedures - Rear Suspension System - Suspension SystemHyundai Sonata: Rear Shock Absorber. Repair procedures

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1.
Remove the rear 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 rear wheel & tire.
2.
Loosen the bolt & nut and then disconnect the shock absorber (A) with the rear axle.

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

3.
Loosen the shock absorber mounting bolts (A).

Tightening torque:
49.0 ~ 63.7 N.m (5.0 ~ 6.5 kgf.m, 36.2 ~ 47.0 lb-ft)

4.
Installation is the reverse of removal.

Inspection
1.
Check the rubber parts for wear and deterioration.
2.
Compress and extend the piston rod (A) and check that there is no abnormal resistance or unusual sound during operation.


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