Kia Soul: Rear Coil Spring Repair procedures - Rear Suspension System - Suspension SystemKia Soul: Rear Coil Spring Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Rear Coil Spring 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 :
88.2 ~ 107.8 N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0 kgf.m, 65.0 ~ 79.5 lb-ft)

   
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Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the rear wheel and tire (A).
3.
Loosen the bolt and then remove the rear shock absorber (A) from the torsion beam axle.

Tightening torque :
98.1 ~ 117.7N.m (10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72.3 ~ 86.8lb-ft)

4.
Disconnect the eletric parking brake acturator connector.

5.
Remove the bolt (A) and then remove the fastener (B) and wheel speed sensor cable from the fixed bracket.

6.
Pull the torsion beam axle in the direction of a down and then remove the coil spring (A).

7.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
Inspection
1.
Check the coil spring for crack and deformation.
2.
Check the coil spring pad for damage and deformation.
    Rear Coil Spring Components and Components Location
    Components 1. Spring lower pad2. Spring3. Spring upper pad ...

    Rear Torsion Beam Axle Components and Components Location
    Components 1. Rear torsion beam axle ...

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