Kia Sorento: Rear Lower Arm Removal - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service ManualKia Sorento: Rear Lower Arm Removal

Second Generation XM (2011-2021) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Rear Lower Arm 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.
Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear lower arm (A) with the rear axle.

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

4.
Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear lower arm (B) with the sub frame (A).

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

5.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
6.
Check the wheel Alignment.
(Refer to Tires/Wheels - "Alignment")
Rear Upper Arm Inspection
1. Check the bushing for wear and deterioration. 2. Check the rear upper arm or damage and deformation. 3. ...

Rear Lower Arm Inspection
1. Check the bushing for wear and deterioration. 2. Check the rear lower arm for deformation. ...

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

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