Kia Forte: Rear Suspension System - Couple Torsion Beam Axle / Rear Alignment

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System - Couple Torsion Beam Axle / Rear Alignment

Repair procedures
Rear Wheel Alignment
1.

When using a commercially available computerized wheel alignment equipment to inspect the rear wheel alignment, always position the vehicle on a level surface.

2.

Prior to inspection, make sure that the rear suspension system is in normal operating condition and that the tires are inflated to the specified pressure.

Toe

B - A > 0: Toe in (+)

B - A < 0: Toe out (-)

Toe is pre-set at the factory, so it does not need to be adjusted. If the toe is not within the standard value, replace or repair the damaged parts and then inspect again.

Toe-in

Total

Australia : 0.30° ± 0.3°

General / Middle East / Europe / Russia / South America : 0.24° ± 0.3°

Brazil / Mexico : 0.22° ± 0.3°

Individual

Australia : 0.15° ± 0.15°

General / Middle East / Europe / Russia / South America : 0.12° ± 0.15°

Brazil / Mexico : 0.11° ± 0.15°

Camber

Camber is pre-set at the factory, so it does not need to be adjusted. If the camber is not within the standard value, replace or repair the damaged parts and then inspect again.

Camber angle : -1.2° ± 0.5°

Rear Torsion Beam Axle
Components and components location Components 1. Torsion beam axle 2. Torsion beam axle cover Repair procedures Removal and Installation ...

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