Kia Sorento: Front Strut Assembly Inspection - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service ManualKia Sorento: Front Strut Assembly Inspection

Second Generation XM (2011-2021) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service Manual / Suspension System / Front Suspension System / Front Strut Assembly Inspection

1.
Check the strut insulator for wear or damage.
2.
Check rubber parts for damage or deterioration.
3.
Compress and extend the piston rod (A) and check that there is no abnormal resistance or unusual sound during operation.

Disposal
1.
Fully extend the piston rod.
2.
Drill a hole on the A section to remove gas from the cylinder.

  
The gas coming out is harmless, but be careful of chips that may fly when drilling.
Be sure to wear safety goggles or eye protection when performing this task.
Front Strut Assembly Disassembly
1. Remove the dust cover(A). 2. Using the special tool (09546-26000), compress the coil spring (A). 3. ...

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 ...

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External Amplifier Installation
External Amplifier 1. Install the external amplifier after connecting the connector. 2. Install the passenger seat assembly. ...

Battery Description
1. The MF(Maintenance Free) battery is, as the name implies, totally maintenance free and has no removable battery cell caps. 2. The MF(Mai ...

ESC OFF Switch Description
1. The ESC OFF switch is for the user to turn off the ESC system. 2. The ESC OFF lamp is on when ESC OFF switch is engaged. ...

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