Kia Forte: Chassis / Parking Brake

Kia Forte 2019-2020 (BD) Service Manual / Maintenance / Chassis / Parking Brake

Repair procedures
Inspection

Check whether the stroke is within specification when the parking brake lever is depressed with 44 lbf, 196 N(20 kgf) of force. Also, the parking brake alone should securely hold the vehicle on a fairly steep grade. If the stroke is more or less than specified, have the parking brake adjusted by an authorized Kia dealer.

Stroke : 6 - 7 clicks

Drive Shafts and Boots
Repair procedures Inspection 1. Check the drive shaft boots for loose clamps, cracks, grease leaks, kinks or damage. ...

Steering Gear Rack, Linkage and Boots
Repair procedures Inspection 1. Check the steering wheel free road. (1) Turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels can face straight ...

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Kia Forte 2019-2020 (BD) Service Manual: Front Wheel Guard


Repair procedures Replacement    Put on gloves to prevent hand injuries.    • When removing with a flat - tip screwd ...

Kia Forte 2019-2020 (BD) Service Manual: Parking Brake Cable


Repair procedures Removal and Installation Disc Brake Type    The parking brake cables must not be bent or distorted. This will lead to stiff operation and premature failure. 1. Disconnect ...

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