KIA Niro: 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 (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. Loosen the rear stabilizer link bolt (A).

Tightening torque: 19.6 - 29.4 N*m (2.0 - 3.0 kgf*m, 14.5 - 21.7 lb*ft)

Warning

Warning

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

  1. Loosen the bolts (A) and then remove the rear 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.

Inspection

  1. Check the rear stabilizer bar for deformation.
  2. Check the rear stabilizer link ball joint for damage.

Rear Assist 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)

Warning

Warning

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

  1. Loosen the bolts (A,B) and then remove the rear assist arm.

Tightening torque: (A) 137.3 - 156.9 N*m (14.0 - 16.0 kgf*m, 101.3 - 115.7 lb*ft) (B) 107.9 - 117.7 N*m (11.0 - 12.0 kgf*m, 79.6 - 86.8 lb*ft)

Warning

Warning

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

  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 all bolts and nut.

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