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Kia Sportage: Rear Upper Arm | Rear Lower Arm

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

CAUTION

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

2. Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear upper arm (A) with the rear axle.

Tightening torque:

2WD

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

4WD

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

[2WD]

[4WD]

[4WD]

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

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

Tightening torque:

2WD

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

4WD

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

[2WD]

[4WD]

[4WD]

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

CAUTION

Install the rear upper arm so that the letter 'R' can face the rear of vehicle.

Inspection

1. Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.

2. Check the rear upper arm or damage and deformation.

3. Check for all bolts and nut.

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

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 bolt & nut and then remove the rear shock absorber (A) with the

3. Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear shock absorber (A) with the lower arm.

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

4. Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear lower arm (A) with the rear

4. Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear lower arm (A) with the rear axle.

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

5. Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear lower arm (B) with the sub

5. Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear lower arm (B) with the sub frame (A).

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

6. Installation is the reverse of removal.

6. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Inspection

1. Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.

2. Check the rear lower arm for deformation.

3. Check the coil spring and spring pad for deterioration and deformation.

4. Check for all bolts and nut.

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