Kia Soul EV: Chassis / Steering Gear Rack, Linkage and Boots Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Maintenance / Chassis / Steering Gear Rack, Linkage and Boots Repair procedures

Inspection
1.
Check the steering wheel free road.
(1)
Turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels are facing straight ahead.
(2)
Measure the distance where the steering wheel can be turned without moving the front wheels.

Standard value: 30mm (1.18in.) or less

(3)
If the play exceeds standard value, inspect the steering column, shaft, and linkages.

2.
Check the steering linkage for looseness or damage.
(1)
Check that the dust parking and cap are not damaged.
(2)
Check that the Bellows bands are not loose.
(3)
Check that the steering gear box is not damaged.
(4)
Check that the column and shaft are properly connected to the steering gear box.
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