Hyundai Tech Tip: MDPS Coupling Replacement

Hyundai Tech Tip: MDPS Coupling Replacement

The motor driver power steering (MDPS) assembly contains a flexible rubber coupling that wears out over time. Wear of the coupling does not affect the ability to steer or control the vehicle.

hyundai mdps coupling

Affected Models:

  • 2013-‘15 Elantra
  • 2013-‘14 Sante Fe
  • 2012-‘14 Azera
  • 2012-‘15 Veloster

Condition: Driver may notice a “clicking” or “thud” noise when turning the steering wheel.

Solution: The motor driver power steering (MDPS) assembly contains a flexible rubber coupling that wears out over time. Wear of the coupling does not affect the ability to steer or control the vehicle.

Parts: The revised part number is 56315-2K0000-FFF. The updated part offers increased durability.

Replacement Tip: Clean out the coupling seating areas between the motor and column with compressed air so the new flexible coupling will seat.

Courtesy of Mitchell 1.

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