Kia Sorento: Rear Shock Absorber Installation - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2024 Service ManualKia Sorento: Rear Shock Absorber Installation

Second Generation XM (2011-2024) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2024 Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Rear Shock Absorber Installation

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Installation is the reverse of removal.
  
After checking the distance 454±10mm (17.8740±0.3937 in.) between the wheel housing garnish (A) and the hub assembly (B) as shown in the illustration, tighten the mounting bolts and nuts of rear chassis part with specified torque.

Rear Shock Absorber Inspection
1. Check the rubber parts for damage or deterioration. 2. Check the shock absorber for abnormal resistance or unusual sounds. ...

Rear Upper 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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Closing the tailgate
To close the tailgate, lower and push down the tailgate firmly. Make sure that the tailgate is securely latched. WARNING Make sure your hands, feet and other parts of your body are safely out of ...

Installation
   • Install the component with the specified torques. • ...

Rear Hub - Carrier Removal
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) ...

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