KIA Niro: Front Stabilizer Bar

Front Stabilizer Bar Components and components location

  1. Stabilizer bar
  2. Stabilizer link

Front Stabilizer Bar Repair procedures

Removal

  1. Disconnect the battery negative cable.
  2. Remove the universal bolt (A).

Tightening torque : 32.4 - 37.3 N*m (3.3 - 3.8 kgf*m, 23.9 - 27.5 lb*ft)

Warning

Warning

  • Keep neutral range to prevent damaging the clock spring inner cable when steering the wheel.
  • Do not reuse the bolt.
  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)

Warning

Warning

Be careful not to damage the wheel nuts when removing the wheel and tire.

  1. Remove the under cover.

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

  2. Remove the tie rod end pin (A) and nub (B).

Tightening torque: 78.4 - 98.0 N*m (8.0 - 10.0 kgf*m, 57.8 - 72.3 lb*ft)

  1. Remove the knuckle by using the SST (09568-34000).

  1. Disconnect the lower arm from the knuckle by using the SST (09568-1S100).

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

Tightening torque : 78.5 - 98.1 N*m (8.0 - 10.0 kgf*m, 57.9 - 72.3 lb*ft)

(2) Disconnect the lower arm from the knuckle by using the SST (09568-1S100).

(2) Disconnect the lower arm from the knuckle by using the SST (09568-1S100).

Warning

Warning

  • When using SST, be sure not to damage the dust cover of lower arm ball joint.
  • Keep SST tied to the car because there is a risk of injury by dropping the SST during removing the lower arm ball joint.
  • The peripheral parts may be damaged when removing the lower arm ball joint with a general tool such as lever, so be sure to use SST.
  1. Remove the stabilizer link nut.

Tightening torque: 98.0 - 117.6 N*m (10.0 - 12.0 kgf*m, 72.3 - 86.7 lb*ft)

  1. Loosen the nuts and then remove the heat protector.

  1. Remove the hanger (A).

  1. Remove the roll rod bracket.

    (Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Engine Mounting")

  2. Loosen the bolts (A) and (B) and then remove the coolant pipe.

Tightening torque: 6.8 - 10.7 N*m (0.7 - 1.1 kgf*m, 5.0 - 7.9 lb*ft)

  1. Loosen the bolts (A,B) and nuts (C,D) and then remove the sub frame (D).

Tightening torque: Bolts : (A) 44.1 - 53.9 N*m (4.5 - 5.5 kgf*m, 32.5 - 39.8 lb*ft) (B) 176.5 - 196.1 N.m (18.0 - 20.0 kgf.m, 130.2 - 144.6 lb-ft) Nuts : (C) 176.5 - 196.1 N.m (18.0 - 20.0 kgf.m, 130.2 - 144.6 lb-ft) (D) 44.1 - 53.9 N*m (4.5 - 5.5 kgf*m, 32.5 - 39.8 lb*ft)

Warning

Warning

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

  1. Loosen the bolts and then remove the gearbox heat protector.

  1. Loosen the bolts and then remove the front stabilizer bar.

Tightening torque: 44.1 - 53.9 N*m (4.5 - 5.5 kgf*m, 32.5 - 39.8 lb*ft)

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.
  2. Check the wheel alignment.

    (Refer to Suspension System - "Alignment")

Inspection

  1. Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.
  2. Check the front stabilizer bar for deformation.
  3. Check the front stabilizer link ball joint for damage.

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