Kia Soul EV: Front Suspension System / Front Lower Arm Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Suspension System / Front Suspension System / Front Lower Arm Repair procedures

Replacement
1.
Loosen the wheel nuts slightly.
Raise the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported.
2.
Remove the front wheel and tire (A) from front hub.

Tightening torque:
88.3 ~ 107.9N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6lb-ft)

   
Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel and tire (A).
3.
Remove the lower arm (A) from the knuckle.

Tightening torque:
58.9 ~ 70.6N.m (6.0 ~ 7.2kgf.m, 43.4 ~ 52.1lb-ft)

4.
Loosen the bolts (B,C), and then remove the front lower arm (A).

Tightening torque
(B) 117.7 ~ 137.3N.m(12.0 ~ 14.0kgf.m, 86.8 ~ 101.3lb-ft)
(C) 156.9 ~ 176.5N.m(16.0 ~ 18.0kgf.m, 115.7 ~ 130.2lb-ft)

5.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
Inspection
1.
Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.
2.
Check the front stabilizer bar for deformation.
3.
Check the all bolts and nuts.
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