Hyundai Tucson: Electric Power Steering / Steering Column and Shaft Repair procedures

Disconnect the battery negative cable from the battery and then wait for at least 30 seconds.
Turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels can face straight ahead.
Remove the airbag module (A).
(Refer to Restraint - "Airbag Module")

Disconnect the connector (B) & lock nut (A) and then remove the steering wheel from the steering column shaft.

Do not hammer on the steering wheel to remove it; it may damage the steering column.
Remove the steering column upper (A) and lower (B) shroud.

Remove the clock spring (A).

Remove the multifunction switches (A).

Remove the lower crash pad.

Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the panel (A).

Loosen the nut and then dust cover (A).

Loosen the bolt (A) and then disconnect the universal joint assembly from the pinion of the steering gear box.

Tightening torque :
32.4 ~ 37.3 N.m (3.3 ~ 3.8 kgf.m, 23.9 ~ 27.5 lb-ft)

Keep the neutral-range to prevent the damage of the clock spring inner cable when you handle the steering wheel.
Disconnect all connectors connected the steering column.
Remove the steering column by loosening the mounting bolts (A) and nuts (B).

Tightening torque :
12.7 ~ 17.7N.m (1.3 ~ 1.8kgf.m, 9.4 ~ 13.0lb-ft)

Installation is the reverse of the removal.
Conduct the "ASP Calibration" and "EPS Type Recognition" by GDS.
(Refer to Electric Power Steering - "ASP calibration or EPS type recognition")
Conduct the "MDPS TEST (Motor Driven Power Steering)" by GDS.
(Refer to Electric Power Steering - "MDPS Performance Inspection")
Universal joint assembly
Loosen the bolt (A) and then disconnect the universal joint assembly from the steering column assembly.

Tightening torque :
28.0 ~ 32.0 N.m ( 2.8 ~ 3.2 kgf.m, 20.3 ~ 23.1 lb-ft)

Reassembly is the reverse of the disassembly.
Check the steering column for damage and deformation.
Check the join bearing for damage and wear.
Check the tilt bracket for damage and cracks.
Check the key lock assembly for proper operation and replace it if necessary.
Repair procedures
General Inspection After or before servicing the EPS system, perform the troubleshooting and test procedure as follows. Compare the system condition with normal condition in the table below and ...

Steering Gear box Components and Components Location
Components 1. Tie rod end2. Lock nut3. Bellows 4. Bellows band5. Tie rod6. Rack bar 7. Dust packing 8. Dust cap 9. Oil seal10. Pinion plug11. Pinion assembly12. Yoke plug13. Yoke spring14. Suppo ...

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Hyundai Tucson (LM) 2010-2015 Owners Manual: Air bag collision sensors
WARNING To reduce the risk of an air bag deploying unexpectedly and causing serious injury or death: Do not hit or allow any objects to impact the locations where air bags or sensors are installed. Do not perform maintenance on or around the air bag sensors. If the location or angle o ...

Hyundai Tucson (LM) 2010-2015 Owners Manual: Voice Command List
Common Commands: These commands can be used in most operations. (However a few commands may not be available during certain operations) FM/AM radio commands:  Commands available during FM, AM radio operation Satellite radio commands: Commands that can be used while listening ...

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