Kia Sorento: Front Lower Arm Removel - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service ManualKia Sorento: Front Lower Arm Removel

Second Generation XM (2011-2021) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service Manual / Suspension System / Front Suspension System / Front Lower Arm Removel

1.
Remove the front wheel and tire (A) from front hub .

Tightening torque:
88.2 ~ 107.8 N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0 kgf.m, 65.0 ~ 79.5 lb-ft)

  
Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel and tire (A).

2.
Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the lower arm (A).

Tightening torque:
98.1 ~ 117.7N.m (10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72.3 ~ 86.8lb-ft)

3.
Remove the front lower arm (C) and than loosen the bolts (A,B) & nuts.

Tightening torque:
(A) 117.7 ~ 137.3N.m (12.0 ~ 14.0kgf.m, 86.8 ~ 101.3lb-ft)
(B) 156.9 ~ 176.5N.m (16.8 ~ 18.0kgf.m, 115.7 ~ 130.2lb-ft)

4.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
5.
Check the wheel Alignment.
(Refer to Tires/Wheels - "Alignment")
Front Strut Assembly Reassembly
1. Install the spring lower pad (D) so that the protrusions(A) fit in the holes (C) in the spring lower seat (B). 2. Compress coil ...

Front Lower Arm Inspection
1. Check the bushing for wear and deterioration. 2. Check the lower arm for bending or breakage. 3. Check the ...

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