Kia Sorento: Trailing Arm Replacement - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Sorento: Trailing Arm Replacement

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 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.
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. ...

Rear Assist 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) ...

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Photo Sensor Replacement
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. With a flat-head screwdriver, remove the photo sensor (A) from the center of the defros ...

Inspection
1. Connect the GDS on the Data Link Connector (DLC). 2. Turn the ignition switch ON. 3. Measure the output volt ...

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