Kia Sorento: Trailing Arm Replacement - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service ManualKia Sorento: Trailing Arm Replacement

Second Generation XM (2011-2021) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Trailing Arm Replacement

1.
Remove the rear wheel & tire.

Tightening torque :
88.3 ~ 107.9N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6lb-ft)

  
Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel & tire (A).
2.
Loosen the nuts & bolts and then remove the trailing arm (A) with the rear axle.

Tightening torque
Bolt: 34.3 ~ 53.9N.m (3.5 ~ 5.5kgf.m, 25.3 ~ 39.8lb-ft)
Nut: 6.9 ~ 10.8N.m (0.7 ~ 1.1kgf.m, 5.1 ~ 8.0lb-ft)

[2WD]

[4WD]

3.
Loosen the parking brake cable bracket bolt (A) & height sensor bracket bolt (B).

Tightening torque
A: 9.8 ~ 16.7N.m (1.0 ~ 1.7kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 12.3lb-ft)
B: 3.9 ~ 5.9N.m (0.4 ~ 0.6kgf.m, 2.9 ~ 4.3lb-ft)

[2WD]

[4WD]

4.
Loosen the mounting bolt and then remove the trailing arm (A) with the frame.

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

5.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
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