Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.2 CRDi, HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.2 CRDi 4x4, HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.2 CRDi GLS, HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.2 CRDi GLS 4x4, HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.2 CRDi 4x4, HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.0 CRDi, HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.4, HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.0 CRDi 4x4, HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.7 4x4, HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.7, HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.7 V6 GLS, HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.7 V6 GLS 4x4, HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.2 CRDi 4x4, HYUNDAI SANTA FÉ II (CM) 2.4 4x4 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for SANTA FÉ II (CM) and other HYUNDAI models
Tools
Replacement: front lower arm – Hyundai Santa Fe CM. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 19
Wheel impact socket #21
Ratchet wrench
Hammer
Pin punch
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: front lower arm – Hyundai Santa Fe CM. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Hyundai Santa Fe CM – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #21.
  3. Step 3
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Hyundai Santa Fe CM
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
    Clean the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 7
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    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #19. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 8
    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
    Step 9
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    Unscrew the front arm fastener. Use a combination spanner #19. Use a drive socket #19. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 10
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    Unscrew the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a combination spanner #19. Use a drive socket #19. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 11
    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle. Use a hammer.
    Step 12
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    Remove the rear fastener of the control arm.
  10. Step 13
    Remove the front fastener of the control arm.
    Step 14
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    Remove the arm. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 15
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    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  12. Step 16
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    Install a new arm. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Hyundai Santa Fe CM. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.Do not damage the ball joint cover.
  13. Step 17
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    Install the control arm fasteners.
  14. Step 18
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    Connect the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Use a hammer.
  15. Step 19
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    Install the fastening bolt. Use a hammer.
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