Hyundai Sonata: Troubleshooting - General Information - Steering SystemHyundai Sonata: Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting
Trouble Symptom
Probable Cause
Remedy
Excessive play in steering
Loose U-joint bolt
Retighten or replace as necessary
Loose yoke plug
Retighten
Loose steering gear mounting bolts
Retighten
Loose or worn tie rod end
Retighten or replace as necessary
Steering wheel does not return properly
Excessive turning resistance of tie rod end
Replace
Yoke plug excessively tight
Adjust
Tie rod and/or ball joint cannot turn smoothly
Replace
Loose mounting of gear box mounting bracket at the subframe
Retighten
Worn steering shaft joint and/or body grommet
Correct or replace
Distorted rack
Replace
Rattling or chucking noise in the rack and pinion
Loose steering gear box mounting
Reposition
Loose tie rod end and/or ball joint
Retighten
Worn tie rod and/or ball joint
Retighten
Loose yoke plug
Replace

    Special Service Tools
    Special Service Tools Tool Name / NumberIllustrationDescription90561-11001Steering wheel pullerRemoval of steering wheel ...

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