Hyundai Tucson: Driveshaft Assembly / TJ Joint Repair procedures

Removal
   
Special grease must be applied to the driveshaft joint. Do not substitute with another type of grease.
The boot band should be replaced with a new one.
1.
Remove the Front Driveshaft.
(Refer to Driveshaft Assembly - “Front Driveshaft”)
2.
Remove the housing circlip (B) from the driveshaft spline (A).

3.
Remove both boot bands from the TJ housing.

4.
Remove the TJ housing (A).

   
Make alignment marks on spider roller assembly (A), joint case (B), and shaft spline (C) to aid reassembly.

5.
Remove the retainer ring (A) from the shaft.

6.
Remove the spider assembly (B) from the driveshaft (A) using the special tool (09495-33000).

7.
Clean the spider assembly.
8.
Remove the TJ boot (A).
   
For reusing the boot (A), wrap tape (B) around the driveshaft splines (C) to protect the boot (A).

Inspection
1.
Check the spider assembly for roller rotation, wear or corrosion.
2.
Check the groove inside the joint case for wear or corrosion
3.
Check the TJ boots for damage and deterioration.
Installation
1.
Wrap tape around the driveshaft spline(TJ) to prevent damage to the boot.
2.
Using the alignment marks (D) made during disassembly as a guide, install the spider assembly (A) and retainer ring (B) on the driveshaft splines (C).

3.
Add specified grease to the joint boot as much as it was wiped away at inspection.
4.
Install the both boot band.
5.
Using the SST(09495-3K000), secure the TJ boot bands.

Clearance (A) : 2.0 mm (0.0787 in.) or less

6.
Install the front driveshaft.
(Refer to Driveshaft Assembly - “Front Driveshaft”)
7.
Check the front alignment.
(Refer to Suspension System - "Front Alignment")
TJ Joint Components and Components Location
Components [LH] 1. BJ assembly 2. BJ circlip 3. BJ boot band 4. BJ boot 5. Shaft6. TJ boot band7. TJ boot8. Spider assembly9. Retainer ring10. TJ housing11. Housing circlip [RH] 1. BJ ...

Dynamic Damper Components and Components Location
Components 1. BJ assembly2. BJ circlip3. BJ boot band4. BJ boot5. Dynamic damper band6. Dynamic damper7. Shaft8. TJ boot band9. TJ boot10. Spider assembly11. Retainer ring12. TJ housing13. Housin ...

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