Kia Sorento: Rear Coil Spring Removal - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Sorento: Rear Coil Spring Removal

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Rear Coil Spring Removal

1.
Remove the rear wheel and tire (A) from rear 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 rear wheel and tire (A).

2.
Support the rear lower arm (A) with a jack as shown in the illustration.
  
Certainly install Jack as being danger because of the tension.

3.
Remove the spring (A), the upper pad (B) and the lower pad (C).

Tightening torque :
137.3 ~ 156.9N.m (14.0 ~ 16.0kgf.m, 101.3 ~ 115.7lb-ft)

4.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
5.
Check the wheel Alignment.
(Refer to Tires/Wheels - "Alignment")
Rear Lower Arm Inspection
1. Check the bushing for wear and deterioration. 2. Check the rear lower arm for deformation. ...

Rear Coil Spring Inspection
1. Check the spring for distortion, aging or damage. 2. Check the spring upper pad and lower pad for aging or damage. ...

See also:

IPM Removal
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the crash pad lower panel (A). (Refer to Body - "Crash pad") ...

Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) Unit Removal
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the LDWS unit cover (A). 3. Remove the LDWS ...

Compression Pressure Inspection
   If the there is lack of power, excessive oil consumption or poor fuel economy, measure the compression pressure. ...

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