Kia Forte: Rear Suspension System - Multi link / Rear Assist Arm

Kia Forte 2019-2023 (BD) Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System - Multi link / Rear Assist Arm

Repair procedures
Removal and Installation
1.

Remove the rear wheel and tire (A).

Tightening torque :

107.9 - 127.5 N·m (11.0 - 13.0 kgf·m, 79.6 - 94.0 lb·ft)

  

Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the rear wheel and tire.

2.

Remove the rear assist arm (A) by loosening the bolts and nuts.

Tightening torque :

Bolt and nut (B) : 137.3 - 156.9 N·m (14.0 - 16.0 kgf·m, 101.3 - 115.7 lb·ft)

Bolt and nut (C) : 107.9 - 117.7 N·m (11.0 - 12.0 kgf·m, 79.6 - 86.8 lb·ft)

  

Set up the jack under the lower arm in order to remove it in no-load condition.

3.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

4.

Check the wheel alignment.

(Refer to Rear Suspension System - "Rear Alignment")

Inspection
1.

Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.

2.

Check the rear assist arm for deformation..

3.

Check for all bolts and nut

Rear Stabilizer Bar
Repair procedures Removal and Installation 1. Remove the rear wheel and tire (A). Tightening torque : 107.9 - 127.5 N·m (11.0 - 13.0 kgf·m, 79 ...

Trailing Arm
Repair procedures Removal and Installation 1. Remove the rear wheel and tire (A). Tightening torque : 107.9 - 127.5 N·m (11.0 - 13.0 kgf·m, 79 ...

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