Kia Soul: Rear Coil Spring Replacement - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Rear Coil Spring Replacement

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Rear Coil Spring 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)

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

5.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
    Rear Coil Spring Components
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