Kia Niro: Rear Suspension System / 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 (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.

Remove the parking brake cable pin (A).

4.

Rotates the nut (A) in the counterclockwise direction and then remove the parking cable.

5.

Loosen the parking brake cable nuts (A) and trailing arm nuts (B).

Tightening torque:

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

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

  

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

6.

Loosen the parking brake cable bracket bolt (A) and trailing arm bolts (B) and then remove the trailing arm.

(A) 8.8 - 13.7 N·m (0.9 - 1.4 kgf·m, 6.5 - 10.1 lb·ft)

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

7.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

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