Kia Niro: Rear Suspension System / Rear Coil Spring Repair procedures

Removal
1.

Disconnect the battery negative cable.

2.

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.

3.

Loosen the rear lower arm bolt (A), rear shock absorber bolt (B) and stabilizer link bolt (C) and then remove the rear coil spring.

Tightening torque:

(A) 137.3 - 156.9 N·m (14.0 - 16.0 kgf·m, 101.3 - 115.7 lb·ft)

(B) 98.0 - 117.6 N·m (10.0 - 12.0 kgf·m, 72.3 - 86.7 lb·ft)

(C) 19.6 - 29.4 N·m (2.0 - 3.0 kgf·m, 14.5 - 21.7 lb·ft)

  

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

4.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

5.

Check the wheel alignment.

(Refer to Suspension System - "Alignment")

Trailing Arm Repair procedures
Removal 1. Disconnect the battery negative cable. 2. Remove the wheel and tire. Tightening torque: 107.9 - 127.5 N·m ( ...

Rear Cross Member Repair procedures
Removal 1. Disconnect the battery negative cable. 2. Remove the wheel and tire. Tightening torque: 107.9 - 127.5 N·m ( ...

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