Kia Forte: Steering System / Steering wheel

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Service Manual / Steering System / Steering wheel

Components and components location
Components

1. Bezel
2. Remote control switch
3. Steering wheel
4. Dynamic damper
5. Extension wiring
6. Lower cover

Repair procedures
Removal and Installation
1.

Disconnect the battery negative terminal.

2.

Turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels are facing straight ahead.

3.

Remove the driver airbag module.

(Refer to Restraint - "Driver Airbag (DAB) Module and Clock Spring")

4.

Disconnect the steering wheel connector (A).

5.

Loosen the bolt (A) and then remove the steering wheel (B).

Tightening torque:

44.1 - 49.0 N·m (4.5 - 5.0 kgf·m, 32.5 - 36.2 lb·ft)

  

When removing the steering wheel, do not impact it by hammering as it may damage the steering column.

Do not reuse the steering lock bolt.

When assembling, match the gear teeth as the below illustration.

6.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

Disassembly
1.

Loosen the screws and then remove the dynamic damper (A).

2.

Loosen the screws (A) from the lower cover.

3.

Loosen the screws (A) and then disconnect the remote control switch (B).

4.

Loosen the screws (C) from the bezel.

5.

Disconnect the connectors (A) and then remove the remote control switch (B).

6.

Disconnect the heated steering wheel connector (A).

7.

Remove the lower cover (A).

8.

Loosen the screws and then remove the bezel (A).

9.

Assemble in the reverse order of disassembly.

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