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

Second Generation XM (2011-2021) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service Manual / Suspension System / Front Suspension System / Front Strut Assembly 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.
Remove the brake hose (A) & wheel speed sensor (B) from the front strut assembly by loosening mounting bolts.

Tightening torque:
(A) : 12.7 ~ 16.7 N.m (1.3 ~ 1.7 kgf.m, 9.4 ~ 12.3 lb-ft)
(B) : 6.9 ~ 10.8 N.m (0.7 ~ 1.1 kgf.m, 5.1 ~ 8.0 lb-ft)

3.
Disconnect the stabilizer link(B) with the front strut assembly(A) after loosening the nut.

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

4.
Disconnect the front strut assembly(A) with the knuckle by loosening the bolt & nut.

Tightening torque:
156.9 ~ 176.5N.m (16.0 ~ 18.0kgf.m, 115.7 ~ 130.2lb-ft)

5.
Remove the cowl top cover.
(Refer to Body (Interior and Exterior) - "Cowl Top Cover")
6.
Remove the front strut assembly (B) and then loosen the strut mounting nuts (A-3ea).

Tightening torque:
53.9 ~ 73.5N.m(5.5 ~ 7.5kgf.m, 39.8 ~ 54.2lb-ft)

7.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
Front Strut Assembly Components
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Front Strut Assembly Disassembly
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