Hyundai Santa Fe (TM): Troubleshooting - 4 Wheel Drive (4WD) SystemHyundai Santa Fe (TM): Troubleshooting

Trouble shooting
Area of leakage occuring
Area
Applied engine
① Connecting part/under part of transfer case
② Connecting part of transmission

Diesel 2.2 TCI
① Connecting part/under part of transfer case
② Connecting part of transmission
③ Assembly part of drive shaft

Gasoline 2.5 MPI
① Connecting part/under part of transfer case
② Connecting part of transmission
③ Assembly part of drive shaft

Gasoline 3.5 MPI

Symptom
Expected cause
Countermeasure
Oil leakage
Oil leakage on connecting part of transfer case (①)
Adjustment or replacement, adjustment
Oil leakage on under part of transfer case (①)
Adjustment or replacement, adjustment
Oil leakage trace on connecting part of transmission (②)
Adjustment
Oil leakage at assembly part of drive shaft (③)
Adjustment or replacement, adjustment
Upside down the oil seal main lip (②,③)
Replacement
Pushed aside oil seal (②,③)
Replacement
fallen out oil seal (②,③)
Replacement
Spline abrasion (check whether spline at transmission has abrasion or not)
Adjustment or replacement, adjustment
Noise
"Repeated clicking noise" noise while driving
Adjustment
"Repeated tapping noise" noise from under the vehicle while full turn circling
Adjustment
"Clunking noise" noise when the vehicle accelerate rapidly or braking rapidly.
- Spline abrasion (check whether spline at transmission has abrasion or not)
Adjustment or replacement, adjustment

  
※ Range of "adjustment"
Clean out the oil or trace of grease leakage
Check whether engine or transmission has oil leakage and oil flow down or not.
Check the parts that is related to trouble area.
Specifications
Specifications Tightening Torques Items N.m Kgf.m lb-ft Transfer assembly mounting bolts 60.8 - 65.7 6.2 - 6.7 44.8 - 48.5 4WD ECM mounting nuts 9.8 - 11.8 1.0 - 1.2 7.2 - 8.7 Coupling assembly mounting ...

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Brake System
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