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Kia Sportage: Rear Stabilizer Bar | Rear Assist Arm

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Rear Stabilizer Bar | Rear Assist Arm

Repair procedures

 Replacement

1. Remove the rear wheel & tire.

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

CAUTION

CAUTION

Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel & tire (A).

2. Loosen the nut and then remove the rear stabilizer link (B) with the rear lower arm (A).

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

3. Loosen the mounting bolt and then remove the stabilizer bar (A) with the

3. Loosen the mounting bolt and then remove the stabilizer bar (A) with the sub frame.

Tightening torque: 44. 1 ~ 53.9N.m (4.5 ~ 5.5kgf.m, 32.5 ~ 39.8lb-ft

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Inspection

1. Check the rear stabilizer bar for deformation.

2. Check the rear stabilizer link ball joint for damage.

Rear Assist Arm

Repair procedures

 Replacement

1. Remove the rear wheel & tire.

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

CAUTION

CAUTION

Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel & tire (A).

2. Remove the spilt pin and castle nut or bolt and then disconnect the rear assist arm (A) from the rear axle.

Tightening torque:

2WD

 44.1 ~ 53.9N.m (4.5 ~ 5.5kgf.m, 32.5 ~ 39.8lb-ft)

4WD

 137.3 ~ 156.9N.m (14.0 ~ 16.0kgf.m, 101.3 ~ 115.7lb-ft)

[2WD]

[4WD]

[4WD]

3. Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear assist arm (A) from the sub

3. Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear assist arm (A) from the sub frame.

Tightening torque: 107.9 ~117.7N.m (11.0 ~12.0kgf.m, 79.6 ~ 86.8lb-ft)

[2WD]

[4WD]

[4WD]

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Inspection

1. Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.

2. Check the rear assist arm for deformation.

3. Check ball joint for damage.

4. Check for the all bolts and nuts.

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