Kia Soul: Alignment. Front wheel alignment - Tires/Wheels - Suspension System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Alignment. Front wheel alignment

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Suspension System / Tires/Wheels / Alignment. Front wheel alignment

  
When using a commercially available computerized wheel alignment equipment to inspect the front wheel alignment, always position the vehicle on a level surface with the front wheels facing straight ahead.
Prior to wheel alignment, steering column is approximately in tilt mid position.
Toe


B - A > 0: Toe in (+)
B - A < 0: Toe out (-)

Toe adjustment
1.
Loosen the tie rod end lock nut.
2.
Remove the bellows clip to prevent the bellows from being twisted.
3.
Adjust the toe by screwing or unscrewing the tie rod. Toe adjustment should be made by turning the right and left tie rods by the same amount.

Toe-in
Total : 0.1° ± 0.2°
Individual : 0.05° ± 0.1°

4.
When completing the toe adjustment, install the bellows clip and tighten the tie rod end lock nut to specified torque.

Tightening torque:
49.0 ~ 53.9 N.m (5.0 ~ 5.5 kgf.m, 36.2 ~ 39.8 lb-ft)

Camber and Caster
Camber and Caster are pre-set at the factory, so they do not need to be adjusted. If the camber and caster are not within the standard value, replace or repair the damaged parts and then inspect again.

Camber angle : -0.5° ± 0.5°


Caster angle : 5.1° ± 0.5°

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