Kia Sportage: Rear Suspension System

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System


 Components and Components Location | Rear Shock Absorber

 Components Location Sub frame Assist arm Upper arm Lower arm Trailing arm Rear axle Coil spring Shock absorber Drive shaft Stabilizer

 Rear Upper Arm | Rear Lower 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 Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts


 Emission control system

The emission control system of your vehicle is covered by a written limited warranty. Please see the warranty information contained in the Warranty & Consumer Information manual in your vehicle. Your vehicle is equipped with an emission control system to meet all applicable emission re

 Preparation of assembly

Applying spot sealer Remove paint from the surface of new parts and body to be spot welded, and apply spot sealer for rustproofing. Selecting a welding method If the thickness of the area to be welded with the panels overlapped is greater than 0.1 in (3 mm), do plug welding using a carbon ar