Kia Sorento: Rear Stabilizer Bar Removal - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Sorento: Rear Stabilizer Bar Removal

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Rear Stabilizer Bar 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.
In the case of 4WD vehicle, remove the rear differential assembly.
(Refer to Driveshaft and axle - "Rear Differential Carrier")
3.
Loosen the nut (A-1ea) and then remove the rear stabilizer link (B).

Tightening torque :
2WD
98.1 ~ 117.7N.m (10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72.3 ~ 86.8lb-ft)
4WD
98.1 ~ 117.7N.m (10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72.3 ~ 86.8lb-ft)

[2WD]

[4WD]

4.
Loosen the bolt and then remove the rear stabilizer bar (A) with the sub frame.

Tightening torque :
2WD
44.1 ~ 53.9N.m (4.5 ~ 5.5kgf.m, 32.5 ~ 39.8lb-ft)
4WD
44.1 ~ 53.9N.m (4.5 ~ 5.5kgf.m, 32.5 ~ 39.8lb-ft)

[2WD]

[4WD]

5.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
Rear Assist Arm Inspection
1. Check the bushing for wear and deterioration. 2. Check the rear assist arm for deformation. ...

Rear Stabilizer Bar Inspection
1. Check the rear stabilizer bar for deformation. 2. Check the rear stabilizer link ball joint for damage. ...

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