Kia Niro: Driveshaft and axle / Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting
Trouble Symptom
Probable cause
Remedy
Vehicle pulls to one side
Scoring of driveshaft ball joint
Replace
Wear, rattle or scoring of wheel bearing
Replace
Defective front suspension and steering
Adjustment or Replace
Vibration
Wear, damage or bending of driveshaft
Replace
Driveshaft rattle and hub serration
Replace
Wear, rattle or scratching of wheel bearing
Replace
Shimmy
Defective wheel balance
Adjustment or Replace
Defective front suspension and steering
Adjustment or Replace
Excessive noise
Wear, damage or bending of driveshaft
Replace
Rattle of driveshaft and worn hub splines
Replace
Wear, rattle or scoring of wheel bearing
Replace
Loose hub nut
Adjustment or Replace
Defective front suspension and steering
Adjustment or Replace

Special service tools
Special Service Tools Tool Name / Number Illustration Description Ball joint puller 09568-34000 Remo ...

Driveshaft Assembly
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Other information:

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Stop and tail lamp bulb replacement
1. Open the tailgate. 2. Open the service cover. 3. Loosen the light assembly retaining screws with a cross-tip screwdriver. 4. Remove the rear combination lamp assembly from the body of the vehicle. 5. Disconnect the rear combination lamp connector. 6. Remove the socket from the assembly ...

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Securing a Child Restraint System with the “ISOFIX Anchorage System”
To install an i-Size or ISOFIX-compatible Child Restraint System in either of the rear outboard seating positions: 1. Move the seat belt buckle away from the ISOFIX anchorages. 2. Move any other objects away from the anchorages that could prevent a secure connection between the Child Restraint ...

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