Hyundai Kona: Rear Axle Assembly / Rear Hub - Carrier Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Loosen the wheel nuts slightly.
Raise the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported.
2.
Remove the rear wheel and tire (A) from rear hub.
Tightening torque :
107.9 - 127.5 N.m (11.0 - 13.0 kgf.m, 79.6 - 94.0 lb-ft)
  
Be careful not to damage the hub bolts when removing the rear wheel and tire (A).

3.
Remove the rear brake caliper.
(Refer to Brake System - "Rear Disc Brake")
4.
Remove the driveshaft caulking nut (A).
Tightening torque :
274.6 - 294.2 N.m (28.0 - 30.0 kgf.m, 202.5 - 217.0 lb-ft)

  
The driveshaft lock nut (A) should be replaced with new ones.
After installation driveshaft lock nut, stake the lock nut using a chisel and hammer as shown in the illustration below.
Caulking depth : 1.5 mm (0.591 in.)

5.
Loosen the screws and then remove the rear brake disc (A).
Tightening torque :
4.9 - 5.9 N.m (0.5 - 0.6 kgf.m, 3.6 - 4.3 lb-ft)

6.
Loosen the bolt and then remove the rear wheel speed sensor (A).
Tightening torque :
6.9 - 10.8 N.m (0.7 - 1.1 kgf.m, 5.1 - 8.0 lb-ft)

7.
Remove the trailing arm (A) from the rear carrier assembly.
Tightening torque
Front : 98.1 - 117.7 N.m (10.0 - 12.0 kgf.m, 72.3 - 86.8 lb-ft)
Rear : 137.2 - 156.9 N.m (14.0 - 16.0 kgf.m, 101.2 - 115.7 Ib-ft)

8.
Remove the upper arm (A) after loosening the bolt and nut.
Tightening torque :
137.2 - 156.9 N.m (14.0 - 16.0 kgf.m, 101.2 - 115.7 Ib-ft)

  
Set up the transmission jack under the lower arm in order to remove it in no-load condition.
9.
Remove the assist arm (A) after loosening the bolt and nut.
Tightening torque :
137.2 - 156.9 N.m (14.0 - 16.0 kgf.m, 101.2 - 115.7 Ib-ft)

10.
Remove the hub assembly and dust cover (A) after loosening the bolt.
Tightening torque :
78.5 - 98.1 N.m (8.0 - 10.0 kgf.m, 57.9 - 72.3 Ib-ft)

11.
Remove the lower arm (A) from the rear carrier assembly.
Tightening torque :
137.2 - 156.9 N.m (14.0 - 16.0 kgf.m, 101.2 - 115.7 Ib-ft)

Inspection
1.
Check the hub for cracks and the splines for wear.
2.
Check the rear axle carrier for cracks.
Installation
1.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
2.
Check the alignment.
(Refer to Suspension System - "Alingment")
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