Kia Niro: Rear Suspension System / Rear Upper Arm 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 wheel speed sensor bracket bolt (A) from the rear upper arm.

Tightening torque:

6.8 - 10.7 N·m (0.7 - 1.1 kgf·m, 5.0 - 7.9 lb·ft)

  

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

4.

Loosen the bolt from the upper arm.

Tightening torque:

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

5.

Loosen the upper arm bolt and then remove the upper arm.

Tightening torque:

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

6.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection
1.

Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.

2.

Check all bolts and nuts.

Rear Lower 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 Stabilizer Bar 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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