Hyundai Santa Fe (TM): Troubleshooting - Suspension SystemHyundai Santa Fe (TM): Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting
Symptom
Possible cause
Remedy
Hard steering
Improper front wheel alignment
Correct
Excessive turning resistance of lower arm ball joint
Replace
Low tire pressure
Adjust
No power assist
Repair and replace
Poor return of steering wheel to center
Improper front wheel alignment
Correct
Poor or rough ride
Improper front wheel alignment
Correct
Malfunctioning shock absorber
Repair or replace
Broken or worn stabilizer
Replace
Broken or worn coil spring
Replace
Worn lower arm bushing
Replace the lower arm assembly
Abnormal tire wear
Improper front wheel alignment
Correct
Improper tire pressure
Adjust
Malfunctioning shock absorber
Replace
Wandering
Improper front wheel alignment
Correct
Poor turning resistance of lower arm ball joint
Repair
Loose or worn lower arm bushing
Retighten or replace
Vehicle pulls to one side
Improper front wheel alignment
Correct
Excessive turning resistance of lower arm ball joint
Replace
Broken or worn coil spring
Replace
Bent lower arm
Repair
Steering wheel shimmy
Improper front wheel alignment
Correct
Poor turning resistance of lower arm ball joint
Replace
Broken or worn stabilizer
Replace
Worn lower arm bushing
Replace
Malfunctioning shock absorber
Replace
Broken or worn coil spring
Replace

Wheel and tire diagnosis
Rapid wear at the center
Rapid wear at both shoulders
Wear at one shoulder
Władysław Kowalski

Center-tread down to fabric due to excessive over inflated tires
Lack of rotation
Excessive toe on drive wheels
Heavy acceleration on drive
Under-inflated tires
Worn suspension components
Excessive cornering speeds
Lack of rotation
Toe adjustment out of specification
Camber out of specification
Damaged strut
Damaged lower arm
Partial wear
Feathered edge
Wear pattern

Caused by irregular burrs on brake drums
Toe adjustment out of specification
Damaged or worn tie rods
Damaged knuckle
Excessive toe on non-drive wheels
Lack of rotation

Special service tools
Special Service Tools Tool (Number and Name) IIIustration Use 0K546-F6100 Shock absorber lock nut removal tool Used for remove the front shock absorber lock nut 09546-S1100 Shock absorber lock nut removal ...

Front Suspension System
Components and components location Components Location 1. Front sub frame 2. Drive shaft 3. Steering gear box 4. Front stabilizer bar 5. Front lower arm 6. Front knuckle assembly Front Strut Assembly. ...

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