Kia Sorento: Front Lower Arm Removel - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2023 Service ManualKia Sorento: Front Lower Arm Removel

Second Generation XM (2011-2023) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2023 Service Manual / Suspension System / Front Suspension System / Front Lower Arm Removel

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

2.
Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the lower arm (A).

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

3.
Remove the front lower arm (C) and than loosen the bolts (A,B) & nuts.

Tightening torque:
(A) 117.7 ~ 137.3N.m (12.0 ~ 14.0kgf.m, 86.8 ~ 101.3lb-ft)
(B) 156.9 ~ 176.5N.m (16.8 ~ 18.0kgf.m, 115.7 ~ 130.2lb-ft)

4.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
5.
Check the wheel Alignment.
(Refer to Tires/Wheels - "Alignment")
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