Kia Niro: Front Suspension System / Front Lower Arm Repair procedures

Removal
1.

Remove the wheel and tire.

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 the wheel nuts when removing the wheel and tire.

2.

Remove the under cover.

(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Engine Room Under Cover")

3.

Remove the lower arm pin (A) and nut (B).

Tightening torque:

78.4 - 98.0 N·m (8.0 - 10.0 kgf·m, 57.8 - 72.3 lb·ft)

4.

Remove the lower arm (A) from the sub frame.

Tightening torque:

B : 117.7 - 137.3 N·m (12.0 - 14.0 kgf·m, 86.8 - 101.3 lb·ft)

C : 156.9 - 176.5 N·m (16.0 - 18.0 kgf·m, 115.7 - 130.2 lb·ft)

5.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

6.

Check the wheel alignment.

(Refer to Tires/Wheels - "Alignment")

Inspection
1.

Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.

2.

Check the lower arm for bending or breakage.

3.

Check the lower arm for deformation.

4.

Check all bolts and nuts.

Front Lower Arm Components and components location
Components 1. Ball joint assembly 2. Front lower arm assembly ...

Front Stabilizer Bar Components and components location
Components 1. Stabilizer bar 2. Stabilizer link ...

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