Kia Sorento: Front Strut Assembly Reassembly - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Sorento: Front Strut Assembly Reassembly

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service Manual / Suspension System / Front Suspension System / 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 spring using special tool (09546-26000). Install compressed coil spring into shock absorber.
  
1)
Indicated identification color marks on the coil spring. Pay attention to identification mark and then install them.
2)
Install the coil spring with the identification mark directed toward the knuckle.

3.
After fully extending the piston rod, install the spring upper seat and insulator assembly.
4.
After seating the upper and lower ends of the coil spring (A) in the upper and lower spring seat grooves (B) correctly, tighten new self-locking nut temporarily.

5.
Remove the special tool (09546-26000).
6.
Tighten the self-locking nut to the specified torque.

Tightening torque
58.8 ~ 68.6N.m (6.0 ~ 7.0kgf.m, 43.4 ~ 50.6lb-ft)

Front Strut Assembly Inspection
1. Check the strut insulator for wear or damage. 2. Check rubber parts for damage or deterioration. 3. Compress ...

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) ...

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