Hyundai Sonata: Rear Upper Arm. Repair procedures - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Hyundai Sonata YF 2011-2019 Service ManualHyundai Sonata: Rear Upper Arm. Repair procedures

Removal

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.
Set up the transmission jack (A) under the lower arm (B).

3.
Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear upper arm (A) with the rear axle.

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

Х
When removing the bolt, remove the upper arm in no-load condition by using the transmission jack.

4.
Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear upper arm (A) with the sub frame.

Tightening torque:
156.9~176.5N.m(16.0~18.0Kgf.m, 115.7~130.2lb-ft)

Х
When removing the bolt, remove the upper arm in no-load condition by using the transmission jack.


Installation

1.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
Х
If you don't install the jack, the bolt may cut due to the high work load of upper arm mounting bolt.
Х
Install the component with the specified torques.
Х
When installing the bolt, install the upper arm in no-load condition by using the transmission jack.
Х
Install the rear upper arm to the sub frame using a bolt in horizontally aligned condition.
Х
If tightening the bolt without aligning the bolt holes of rear upper arm and sub frame horizontally, the bolt securing the rear upper arm to the sub frame may come loose and as a result of this, rust and noise may be able to occur later.

Inspection

1.
Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.
2.
Check for all bolts and nut.

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